FM Preview: Oxford United v Northampton Town 23 Oct 2010

Last updated : 22 October 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Oxford United v Northampton Town fixture

Northampton travel to take on Oxford United at The Kassam Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 7 out of 9 times.

The last time the two teams met at Oxford Utd. was just over four years ago, in April 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 22 AprOxford Utd.1 - 3NorthamptonLGE2
2005/2006Fri 14 OctNorthampton1 - 0Oxford Utd.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 12 FebOxford Utd.1 - 2NorthamptonLGE2
2004/2005Tue 19 OctNorthampton1 - 0Oxford Utd.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 03 AprNorthampton2 - 1Oxford Utd.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 27 SepOxford Utd.3 - 0NorthamptonLGE2
2001/2002Tue 16 OctNorthampton2 - 0Oxford Utd.ASSM

Recent respective form guides

Oxford United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

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

Oxford Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Npower League Two, showing a record of 14 points from their 12 games played so far, Northampton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 12 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Oxford Utd. 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Northampton Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 12 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.