FM Preview: Newport County v Cambridge United 18 Jan 2011

Last updated : 17 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newport County v Cambridge United fixture

Newport Co. play host to Cambridge United at Newport Stadium on Tuesday evening,

The last time the two teams met at Newport Co. was amazingly over twenty years ago, in March 1988, when they played out a goalless draw in a Fourth Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 25 SepCambridge U.0 - 1Newport Co.CONF
1987/1988Sat 12 MarNewport Co.0-0Cambridge U.LGE2
1987/1988Sat 10 OctCambridge U.4 - 0Newport Co.LGE2
1984/1985Sat 23 FebCambridge U.1 - 2Newport Co.LGE1
1984/1985Sat 03 NovNewport Co.1 - 2Cambridge U.LGE1
1976/1977Tue 05 AprNewport Co.4 - 2Cambridge U.LGE2
1976/1977Mon 27 DecCambridge U.3 - 1Newport Co.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Newport County are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

The away form of Cambridge U. however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the U's, and 10 goals against.

Newport Co.'s total of 42 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier. Cambridge U.'s 33 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newport Co.612311135
Cambridge U.641111713

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Newport Co.'s indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Cambridge U.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Newport Co. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Cambridge U. 4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.