FM Preview: Gateshead v Hereford United 19 Mar 2013

Last updated : 18 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Gateshead v Hereford United fixture

Gateshead play host to Hereford United at Gateshead International Stadium on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The two sides drew on their own previous meeting.

The only previous meeting between Gateshead and Hereford United at Gateshead International Stadium was more than a decade ago, in April 1998, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Conference match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1997/1998 Wed 22 Apr Gateshead 1-1 Hereford Utd. Conference
1997/1998 Sat 14 Mar Hereford Utd. 1 - 0 Gateshead Conference

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Recent respective form guides

Gateshead's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

The away form of Hereford United however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Bulls, and 9 goals against.

Gateshead are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 41 points from 35 matches.

Hereford United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 53 from their 36 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Gateshead 6 3 1 2 12 5 10
Hereford United 6 3 2 1 11 8 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Tynesiders at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Bulls come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Gateshead 10 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Hereford United Undefeated in last 3 away games.

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