Bristol Rvs face a trip to Darlington at George Reynolds Arena on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Pirates have won 1 of the 5 games compared to the host's 2 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2002, the Quakers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Apr||Bristol Rvs||2 - 1||Darlington||LD3|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Oct||Darlington||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Dec||Bristol Rvs||1 - 0||Darlington||LD3|
|2001/2002||Mon 27 Aug||Darlington||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs||LD3|
|1986/1987||Thu 30 Apr||Bristol Rvs||2 - 1||Darlington||DIV3|
|1986/1987||Tue 03 Mar||Darlington||1 - 1||Bristol Rvs||DIV3|
|1985/1986||Sat 18 Jan||Bristol Rvs||3 - 1||Darlington||DIV3|
Recent respective form guides
Darlington have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Quakers in those games, with 4 conceded.
Bristol Rvs have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Pirates have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Darlington see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Three, showing a record of 15 points from their 12 games played so far, Bristol Rvs's 17 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Pirates, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw
|Darlington||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Bristol Rvs||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.