FM Preview: Forest Green Rovers v Barrow 09 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Forest Green Rovers v Barrow fixture

Barrow face a trip to Forest Green Rovers at The New Lawn on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them with only a 20.00% success rate in the fixture.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The New Lawn was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Forest Green Rovers running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 17 Nov Barrow 2 - 2 Forest Green (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 31 Mar Forest Green 3-0 Barrow (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 25 Feb Barrow 1 - 1 Forest Green (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 12 Mar Forest Green 2 - 3 Barrow (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Barrow 3 - 0 Forest Green (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Wed 31 Mar Forest Green 1 - 0 Barrow (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 19 Sep Barrow 1 - 1 Forest Green (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Forest Green Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Barrow have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 8 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Forest Green Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 57 points from their 36 games so far.

Barrow are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 36 points from their 34 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Forest Green Rovers 6 2 1 3 5 5 7
Barrow 6 2 1 3 7 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Barrow have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Forest Green Rovers may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Forest Green Rovers Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Barrow Not won in previous 4 away matches.

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