Exeter City prepare to entertain Accrington Stanley at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, determined to stop the rot against their opponents, having lost out to their rivals on 2 of the previous 3 occassions.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St James' Park was less than a year ago, in April 2004, as the Grecians squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Conference match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 06 Nov||Accrington S.||0 - 0||Exeter City||CONF|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Apr||Exeter City||3-2||Accrington S.||CONF|
|2003/2004||Sat 18 Oct||Accrington S.||1 - 2||Exeter City||CONF|
|1960/1961||Sat 08 Apr||Accrington S.||0 - 1||Exeter City||LGE2|
|1960/1961||Sat 19 Nov||Exeter City||2 - 4||Accrington S.||LGE2|
|1926/1927||Sat 08 Jan||Exeter City||0 - 2||Accrington S.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Exeter City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Grecians, with 4 goals against.
Accrington S. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Stanley's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.
Exeter City's 43 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Accrington S. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide Conference, picking up 44 from their 28 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Grecians are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw
|Exeter City||12 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Accrington S.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.