FM Preview: Newport County v AFC Wimbledon 21 Dec 2013

Last updated : 20 December 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Newport County v AFC Wimbledon fixture

Newport County are ready to welcome AFC Wimbledon to Newport Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Out of their two previous meetings, the Exiles have drawn one game and lost the other.

The previous match played between the two at Newport Stadium was within the last three years, in January 2011, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Mon 03 Jan Newport Co. 3-3 AFC Wimbledon (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Mon 30 Aug AFC Wimbledon 2 - 2 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2008/2009 Sat 20 Dec AFC Wimbledon 3 - 0 Newport Co. (Conference) South
2008/2009 Sat 09 Aug Newport Co. 1 - 4 AFC Wimbledon (Conference) South

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Newport County have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Exiles, with 6 goals against.

AFC Wimbledon have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Dons have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Newport County are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 34 points from 20 games.

AFC Wimbledon's 27 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newport County 6 1 4 1 7 5 7
AFC Wimbledon 6 2 3 1 8 6 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Exiles. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newport County Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
AFC Wimbledon Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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