FM Preview: Walsall v Doncaster Rovers 18 Aug 2012

Last updated : 17 August 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Walsall v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Walsall play host to Doncaster Rovers at Bescot Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 18 wins out of 27 previous matches.

The last time the two teams met at Walsall was just over four years ago, in January 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2007/2008 Tue 01 Jan Walsall 1-1 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2007/2008 Tue 02 Oct Doncaster Rvs. 2 - 3 Walsall League One
2005/2006 Mon 17 Apr Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 0 Walsall League One
2005/2006 Sat 22 Oct Walsall 1 - 0 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2004/2005 Sat 01 Jan Walsall 1 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2004/2005 Sat 04 Sep Doncaster Rvs. 3 - 1 Walsall League One
1994/1995 Sat 08 Apr Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 2 Walsall League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Walsall have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Saddlers in those games, with 6 conceded.

Doncaster Rovers have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Rovers have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Walsall 6 2 1 3 5 7 7
Doncaster Rovers 6 1 2 3 9 10 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Saddlers go into their game against Doncaster Rovers in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Walsall Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Doncaster Rovers No win in the 2 most recent games.

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