FM Preview: Dartford v Gateshead 23 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Dartford v Gateshead fixture

Gateshead face a trip to Dartford at Thurrock FC on Saturday afternoon, for the first time in their history, and will be hoping to give their new opponents the runaround.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 08 Sep Gateshead 2 - 0 Dartford (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Gateshead 3 - 0 Dartford Trophy

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Recent respective form guides

Dartford have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Darts in those games, with 6 conceded.

In complete contrast to Dartford, Gateshead are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Tynesiders's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Dartford see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 46 points from their 35 games played so far,

Gateshead find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 44 points from their 36 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dartford 6 1 2 3 5 9 5
Gateshead 6 3 1 2 11 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Darts, as the Tynesiders have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dartford Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Gateshead Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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