FM Preview: Coventry City v Tranmere Rovers 16 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Coventry City v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers travel to take on Coventry City at City of Coventry Stadium on Wednesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 1 wins from the previous 7 games.

The last time the two teams met at Coventry City was more than a decade ago, in September 1999, with Coventry City running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 15 Sep Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 0 Coventry City League One
1999/2000 Wed 22 Sep Coventry City 3 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League Cup
1999/2000 Tue 14 Sep Tranmere Rvs. 5 - 1 Coventry City League Cup
1970/1971 Tue 22 Sep Coventry City 2 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League Cup
1970/1971 Wed 09 Sep Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 1 Coventry City League Cup
1967/1968 Wed 21 Feb Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 0 Coventry City F.A. Cup
1967/1968 Sat 17 Feb Coventry City 1 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Coventry City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 7 conceded.

Tranmere Rovers have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Rovers have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Coventry City see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 37 points from their 27 games played so far,

Tranmere Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 27 games giving them a return of 53 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Coventry City 6 3 0 3 9 10 9
Tranmere Rovers 6 4 0 2 6 11 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Rovers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Coventry City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Coventry City Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Tranmere Rovers 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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