FM Preview: Cambridge United v York City 17 Apr 2012

Footymad preview History of the Cambridge United v York City fixture

York City face a trip to Cambridge United at Abbey Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Minstermen have recorded 5 wins, and Cambridge United have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Abbey Stadium was just last season, in March 2011, the U's carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 18 Oct York City 2 - 2 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Mon 25 Apr York City 0 - 0 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Cambridge U. 2 - 1 York City (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 23 Jan Cambridge U. 0 - 1 York City (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Cambridge U. 1 - 2 York City F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Tue 22 Sep York City 2 - 2 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2008/2009 Tue 18 Nov Cambridge U. 1 - 0 York City (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Cambridge United 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, 6 to 5.

The away form of York City however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Minstermen, and 4 goals against.

Cambridge United's 67 points from 43 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

York City's total of 74 points from their 43 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cambridge United 6 3 2 1 8 4 11
York City 6 3 1 2 7 5 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

York City are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Cambridge United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cambridge United Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
York City 5 games since last away draw.

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