FM Preview: Ebbsfleet United v Newport County 09 Mar 2013

Last updated : 08 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Ebbsfleet United v Newport County fixture

Newport County face a trip to Ebbsfleet United at Stonebridge Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.

The only previous meeting between Ebbsfleet United and Newport County at Stonebridge Road was just last season, in August 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 09 Oct Newport Co. 1 - 0 Ebbsfleet Utd. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Newport Co. 0 - 1 Ebbsfleet Utd. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Tue 23 Aug Ebbsfleet Utd. 1-1 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Ebbsfleet United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The Fleet's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Newport County however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 15 goals for the Exiles, and 11 goals against.

Ebbsfleet United are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 31 points from their 33 games thus far.

Newport County are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 65 points from 33 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ebbsfleet United 6 2 1 3 8 11 7
Newport County 6 5 1 0 13 6 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Newport County are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Ebbsfleet United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ebbsfleet United Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Newport County 5 successive away victories.
9 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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