FM Preview: Gateshead v AFC Wimbledon 28 Jan 2011

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History of the Gateshead v AFC Wimbledon fixture

AFC Wimbledon face a trip to Gateshead at International Stadium on Friday evening, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The The Dons lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Gateshead and AFC Wimbledon at was less than a year ago, in April 2010, the Tynesiders carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 16 OctAFC Wimbledon1 - 0GatesheadCONF
2009/2010Sat 24 AprGateshead1 - 0AFC WimbledonCONF
2009/2010Sat 05 DecAFC Wimbledon2 - 0GatesheadCONF

Recent respective form guides

Gateshead have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Tynesiders in those games, with 8 conceded.

AFC Wimbledon have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The The Dons's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Gateshead find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 25 matches. AFC Wimbledon are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 55 points from 28 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Gateshead632115911
AFC Wimbledon61411067

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Gateshead Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
AFC Wimbledon Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.