FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Preston North End 11 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Preston North End fixture

Tranmere Rovers play host to Preston North End at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rovers are clearly on top, having won 9 and lost only 3 of the 17 games.

The last time the two teams met at Tranmere Rovers was more than a decade ago, in September 2001, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Preston N.E. 2 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2001/2002 Tue 11 Sep Tranmere Rvs. 4-1 Preston N.E. League Cup
2000/2001 Tue 06 Mar Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 1 Preston N.E. League Division One
2000/2001 Sat 14 Oct Preston N.E. 1 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League Division One
1990/1991 Tue 07 May Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 1 Preston N.E. Third Division
1990/1991 Tue 09 Apr Preston N.E. 1 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. (Associate Members)
1990/1991 Tue 05 Mar Tranmere Rvs. 4 - 0 Preston N.E. (Associate Members)

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Rovers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Preston North End's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.

Tranmere Rovers find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 29 matches.

Preston North End see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 36 points from their 28 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 0 3 3 6 9 3
Preston North End 6 1 2 3 5 9 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Prenton Park for the Rovers and the Madmen are unable to see past Preston North End claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Preston North End Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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