FM Preview: Morecambe v Northampton Town 07 Jan 2012

Last updated : 06 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Morecambe v Northampton Town fixture

Morecambe prepare to entertain Northampton Town at Globe Arena on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Out of their two previous meetings, the Shrimps have lost both.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Globe Arena was less than a year ago, in May 2011, with Northampton Town inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Shrimps in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Northampton 0 - 2 Morecambe League Two
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Morecambe 1-2 Northampton League Two
2010/2011 Tue 15 Feb Northampton 3 - 3 Morecambe League Two
2009/2010 Sat 20 Mar Northampton 2 - 0 Morecambe League Two
2009/2010 Sat 24 Oct Morecambe 2 - 4 Northampton League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Morecambe's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Shrimps's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Northampton Town is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Cobblers have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Morecambe's 35 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Northampton Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League Two with a return of just 18 points from their 24 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Morecambe 6 1 2 3 4 9 5
Northampton Town 6 0 2 4 6 13 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Shrimps to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Morecambe Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Northampton Town Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 14 most recent games.

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