FM Preview: Gateshead v Ebbsfleet United 20 Apr 2013

Footymad preview History of the Gateshead v Ebbsfleet United fixture

Gateshead prepare to entertain Ebbsfleet United at Gateshead International Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Out of their two previous meetings, the Tynesiders have lost both.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gateshead International Stadium was just last season, in March 2012, with Ebbsfleet United inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Tynesiders in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 09 Feb Ebbsfleet Utd. 3 - 1 Gateshead (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 03 Mar Gateshead 2-3 Ebbsfleet Utd. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 08 Oct Ebbsfleet Utd. 0 - 1 Gateshead (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 17 Apr Ebbsfleet Utd. 2 - 0 Gateshead (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Gateshead 1 - 3 Ebbsfleet Utd. (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Gateshead have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The away form of Ebbsfleet United is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Fleet have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Gateshead are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 51 points from 44 matches.

Ebbsfleet United are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 39 points from their 44 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Gateshead 6 1 3 2 8 10 6
Ebbsfleet United 6 0 3 3 5 10 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Gateshead are not exactly setting the world alight at Gateshead International Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Ebbsfleet United in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Gateshead Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Ebbsfleet United Not won in previous 11 away matches.
No win in the 8 most recent games.

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