FootyMAD's Forest Green Rovers match preview

Last updated : 02 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Morecambe v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Morecambe prepare to entertain Forest Green Rovers at Christie Park on Saturday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Shrimps are clearly on top, with a 60.00% success rate in the fixture.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Christie Park was just last season, in September 2002, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 25 NovForest Green1 - 2MorecambeCONF
2002/2003Sat 14 DecForest Green1 - 0MorecambeCONF
2002/2003Sat 07 SepMorecambe4-0Forest GreenCONF
2001/2002Mon 08 AprMorecambe2 - 0Forest GreenCONF
2001/2002Sat 08 SepForest Green3 - 1MorecambeCONF
2000/2001Sat 21 AprMorecambe0 - 2Forest GreenCONF
2000/2001Sat 18 NovForest Green0 - 3MorecambeFAC

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Rovers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Morecambe lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide Conference, picking up 56 points from their 37 games so far. Forest Green find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 45 points from their 37 matches.

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

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Shrimps. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Morecambe 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Forest Green 6 games since last away draw.