FM Preview: Northampton Town v Aldershot Town 22 Dec 2012

Footymad preview History of the Northampton Town v Aldershot Town fixture

Aldershot Town face a trip to Northampton Town at Sixfields Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Shots will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 26 and win only 6 of the 42 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sixfields Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Northampton Town running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Mar Northampton 3-1 Aldershot Tn. League Two
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Aldershot Tn. 0 - 1 Northampton League Two
2010/2011 Sat 19 Feb Northampton 1 - 1 Aldershot Tn. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 04 Sep Aldershot Tn. 1 - 1 Northampton League Two
2009/2010 Fri 12 Feb Northampton 0 - 3 Aldershot Tn. League Two
2009/2010 Tue 24 Nov Aldershot Tn. 2 - 1 Northampton League Two
1990/1991 Sat 26 Jan Northampton 2 - 1 Aldershot Tn. Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Cobblers in those games, with 8 conceded.

The Shots have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Shots, and 11 goals against.

Northampton Town see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 30 points from their 22 games played so far,

Aldershot Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 22 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Northampton Town 6 2 1 3 10 10 7
Aldershot Town 6 3 2 1 11 9 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

An interesting game for the Shots to play at the moment, and one from which we believe will see Aldershot Town take away one point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Northampton Town Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Aldershot Town Undefeated in last 6 away games.
4 games since last defeat.

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