FM Preview: Hereford United v Gateshead 13 Apr 2013

Footymad preview History of the Hereford United v Gateshead fixture

Gateshead travel to take on Hereford United at Edgar Street on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Tynesiders lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Hereford United and Gateshead at Edgar Street was well over fifteen years ago, back in March 1998, the Bulls carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Conference match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 19 Mar Gateshead 3 - 2 Hereford Utd. (Conference) Premier
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

Hereford United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Bulls in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of Gateshead is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Tynesiders have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hereford United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 66 points from their 43 games so far.

Gateshead are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 50 points from 43 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hereford United 6 4 1 1 10 5 13
Gateshead 6 1 3 2 8 10 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Tynesiders are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Hereford United. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hereford United 6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Gateshead Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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