FootyMAD's Forest Green Rovers match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Exeter City v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Exeter City prepare to entertain Forest Green Rovers at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Of the two previous meetings, the Grecians have won one and drawn one.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St James' Park was just last season, in December 2003, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 21 SepForest Green2 - 3Exeter CityCONF
2003/2004Sat 06 DecExeter City2-2Forest GreenCONF
2003/2004Sat 13 SepForest Green2 - 5Exeter CityCONF
2002/2003Tue 26 NovExeter City2 - 1Forest GreenFAC
2002/2003Sun 17 NovForest Green0 - 0Exeter CityFAC

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Grecians have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 5.

Forest Green have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Rovers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Exeter City's 40 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Forest Green are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide Conference with a return of just 22 points from their 27 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Exeter City6222668
Forest Green6132796

FootyMad's prediction ...

Exeter City may be coming up against a decent side in Forest Green, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Grecians. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Exeter City 11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Forest Green Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.