History of the Portsmouth v Newport County fixture
Newport County travel to take on Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 10 games played, Exiles have recorded 3 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 4 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was way back in the black-and-white days of September 1982, with Newport County inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Pompey in a Third Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|1982/1983||Sat 16 Apr||Newport Co.||0 - 3||Portsmouth||Third Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 25 Sep||Portsmouth||1-2||Newport Co.||Third Division|
|1981/1982||Sat 13 Mar||Newport Co.||1 - 1||Portsmouth||Third Division|
|1981/1982||Sat 24 Oct||Portsmouth||0 - 0||Newport Co.||Third Division|
|1980/1981||Sat 14 Mar||Portsmouth||0 - 0||Newport Co.||Third Division|
|1980/1981||Sat 11 Oct||Newport Co.||2 - 1||Portsmouth||Third Division|
|1979/1980||Tue 06 Nov||Newport Co.||4 - 3||Portsmouth||Fourth Division|
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Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
Newport County have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Exiles have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 19 matches.
Newport County lie just outside the playoff positions in the Skybet League Two, picking up 31 from their 19 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Exiles out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Portsmouth. Away win
|Portsmouth||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Newport County||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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