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Last updated : 25 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Forest Green Rovers v Exeter City fixture

Exeter City face a trip to Forest Green Rovers at The Lawn on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 2 of the 5 previous games, with the hosts winning just 1.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2007, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 18 SepExeter City3 - 3Forest GreenCONF
2006/2007Tue 27 MarForest Green2 - 1Exeter CityCONF
2006/2007Tue 15 AugExeter City1 - 0Forest GreenCONF
2005/2006Mon 17 AprForest Green0 - 0Exeter CityCONF
2005/2006Mon 29 AugExeter City0 - 0Forest GreenCONF
2004/2005Sat 29 JanExeter City2 - 0Forest GreenCONF
2004/2005Tue 21 SepForest Green2 - 3Exeter CityCONF

Recent respective form guides

Forest Green Rovers have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 13 to 11.

Exeter City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Grecians, and 11 goals against.

Forest Green lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 45 points from their 26 games so far. Exeter City find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 43 points they have accumulated from 25 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Forest Green63128710
Exeter City640213812

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Exeter City only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at The Lawn will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Forest Green Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Exeter City 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.