FM Preview: AFC Wimbledon v Port Vale 24 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the AFC Wimbledon v Port Vale fixture

AFC Wimbledon prepare to entertain Port Vale at Kingsmeadow on Thursday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Dons won the only previous game contested between the two.

The only previous meeting between AFC Wimbledon and Port Vale at Kingsmeadow was just last season, in September 2011, as the Dons squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 14 Jan Port Vale 1 - 2 AFC Wimbledon League Two
2011/2012 Sat 03 Sep AFC Wimbledon 3-2 Port Vale League Two

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Recent respective form guides

AFC Wimbledon's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Dons have scored 7, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

Port Vale's away form is none too clever either, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Valiants, and 8 goals against.

AFC Wimbledon are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League Two with a return of just 26 points from their 26 games thus far.

Port Vale are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 27 games giving them a return of 52 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
AFC Wimbledon 6 2 2 2 7 9 8
Port Vale 6 4 1 1 12 7 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Dons at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Valiants come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
AFC Wimbledon Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Port Vale 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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