Morecambe face a trip to Margate at Crabble on Sunday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Both of the previous encounters have resulted in a drawn game.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in August 2002, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Conference match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 Nov||Morecambe||3 - 3||Margate||CONF|
|2002/2003||Tue 11 Mar||Morecambe||3 - 0||Margate||CONF|
|2002/2003||Sat 17 Aug||Margate||1 - 1||Morecambe||CONF|
|2001/2002||Thu 18 Apr||Margate||1 - 1||Morecambe||CONF|
|2001/2002||Sat 24 Nov||Morecambe||2 - 1||Margate||CONF|
Recent respective form guides
Margate have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Gate in those games, with 9 conceded.
Morecambe's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Shrimps's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 15 goals for and 13 against.
Margate find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 50 points from their 40 matches. Morecambe lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide Conference, picking up 65 from their 40 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Shrimps's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Margate, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Margate||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Morecambe||12 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 14 outings ago.