Bristol Rvs. face a trip to Darlington at 96.6 TFM Darlington Arena on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 3 of the 7 previous games, with the hosts winning just 2.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2004, with Bristol Rvs. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Quakers in a League Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 24 Sep||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 0||Darlington||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Mon 28 Mar||Bristol Rvs.||3 - 3||Darlington||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 21 Aug||Darlington||0 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 3||Darlington||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 11 Oct||Darlington||0 - 4||Bristol Rvs.||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Apr||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 1||Darlington||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Oct||Darlington||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Darlington are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the The Quakers, with 5 goals against.
Bristol Rvs.'s away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Pirates, and 8 goals against.
Darlington's total of 45 points from their 31 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola League Two. Bristol Rvs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola League Two, picking up 45 from their 31 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Bristol Rvs. are certainly at their peak on the road, though your FootyMad panel sees this as a stern test, and one from which they may have to settle for a draw. Score draw
|Darlington||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Bristol Rvs.||4 games since last away draw.|