FM Preview: Newport County v AFC Wimbledon 03 Jan 2011

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History of the Newport County v AFC Wimbledon fixture

AFC Wimbledon pack their bags to visit Newport County at Newport Stadium on Monday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. The Dons won the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Newport Co. and AFC Wimbledon at was within the last three years, in August 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 4 winners in a (Conference) South match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Mon 30 AugAFC Wimbledon2 - 2Newport Co.CONF
2008/2009Sat 20 DecAFC Wimbledon3 - 0Newport Co.CNFS
2008/2009Sat 09 AugNewport Co.1 - 4AFC WimbledonCNFS

Recent respective form guides

Newport County have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of AFC Wimbledon however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the The Dons, and 5 goals against.

Newport Co.'s total of 41 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier. AFC Wimbledon are leading the way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, with their 22 games giving them a return of 47 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newport Co.63219611
AFC Wimbledon650115715

FootyMad's prediction ...

AFC Wimbledon are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Newport Co.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Newport Co. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
AFC Wimbledon 20 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.