FM Preview: Lincoln City v York City 07 Jan 2012

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Last updated : 06 January 2012

Footymad preview History of the Lincoln City v York City fixture

York City travel to take on Lincoln City at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Minstermen will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 24 and win only 9 of the 43 games.

The last time the two teams met at Lincoln City was back in August 2003, over five years ago, with Lincoln City running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 29 Nov York City 2 - 0 Lincoln City (Conference) Premier
2003/2004 Tue 17 Feb York City 1 - 4 Lincoln City League Division Three
2003/2004 Sat 30 Aug Lincoln City 3-0 York City League Division Three
2002/2003 Sat 19 Apr Lincoln City 1 - 0 York City League Division Three
2002/2003 Fri 20 Dec York City 1 - 1 Lincoln City League Division Three
2002/2003 Tue 22 Oct Lincoln City 4 - 3 York City (Associate Members)
2001/2002 Tue 26 Mar York City 2 - 0 Lincoln City League Division Three

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

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City 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 7.

York City have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Minstermen's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Lincoln City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 27 matches.

York City's total of 46 points from their 27 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
Lincoln City 6 2 1 3 8 8 7
York City 6 1 4 1 10 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Minstermen has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Lincoln City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Lincoln City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
York City Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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