Northampton play host to Accrington Stanley at Sixfields on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Cobblers won the only previous game contested between the two.
The only previous meeting between Northampton and Accrington S. at was way back in the black-and-white days of April 1961, the Cobblers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Fourth Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Tue 18 Aug||Accrington S.||0 - 3||Northampton||LGE2|
|1960/1961||Tue 25 Apr||Northampton||2-1||Accrington S.||LGE2|
|1960/1961||Mon 03 Oct||Accrington S.||3 - 2||Northampton||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Northampton Town have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Cobblers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
The away form of Accrington S. however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the The Reds, and 12 goals against.
Northampton's 40 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Accrington S. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 42 from their 25 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Sixfields for the Cobblers and the Madmen are unable to see past Accrington S. claiming victory in a close match.
|Northampton||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
|Accrington S.||7 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.