FM Preview: Doncaster Rovers v Brighton & Hove Albion 03 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Doncaster Rovers v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Brighton & Hove Albion travel to take on Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 10 games played, Seagulls have recorded 2 wins, and Doncaster Rovers have come away with 5 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Doncaster Rovers was just over four years ago, in December 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Brighton & HA 2 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 15 Mar Brighton & HA 1 - 0 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2007/2008 Tue 04 Dec Doncaster Rvs. 0-0 Brighton & HA League One
2006/2007 Sat 07 Apr Brighton & HA 0 - 2 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2006/2007 Sat 25 Nov Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 0 Brighton & HA League One
1997/1998 Sat 14 Feb Brighton & HA 0 - 0 Doncaster Rvs. League Division Three
1997/1998 Sat 04 Oct Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 3 Brighton & HA League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Rovers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Brighton & Hove Albion have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. While the Seagulls have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Doncaster Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 31 games have yielded only 25 points.

Brighton & Hove Albion lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 53 from their 33 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Doncaster Rovers 6 0 3 3 5 9 3
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 3 2 1 9 9 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Brighton & Hove Albion are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Doncaster Rovers Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Brighton & Hove Albion Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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