FootyMAD's Doncaster Rovers match preview

Last updated : 03 December 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Doncaster Rovers v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Brighton & HA face a trip to Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Seagulls will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 5 and win only 2 of the 9 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2006, the Rovers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 07 AprBrighton & HA0 - 2Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 25 NovDoncaster Rvs.1 - 0Brighton & HALGE1
1997/1998Sat 14 FebBrighton & HA0 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE2
1997/1998Sat 04 OctDoncaster Rvs.1 - 3Brighton & HALGE2
1996/1997Sat 26 AprBrighton & HA1 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE2
1996/1997Sat 19 OctDoncaster Rvs.3 - 0Brighton & HALGE2
1987/1988Sat 23 AprDoncaster Rvs.0 - 2Brighton & HALGE1

Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Seagulls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Seagulls, and 7 goals against.

Doncaster Rvs.'s total of 26 points from their 17 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One. Brighton & HA lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 26 from their 17 games so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Doncaster Rvs.6141987
Brighton & HA633013712

FootyMad's prediction ...

Brighton & HA are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Doncaster Rvs.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Doncaster Rvs. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Brighton & HA Undefeated in last 7 away games.
10 games since last defeat.