FootyMAD's Northampton Town match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Northampton Town v Leicester City fixture

Leicester City travel to take on Northampton Town at Sixfields on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.

The only previous meeting between Northampton and Leicester City at was way back in the black-and-white days of March 1966, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a First Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 25 OctLeicester City0 - 0NorthamptonLGE1
1997/1998Sat 03 JanLeicester City4 - 0NorthamptonFAC
1965/1966Sat 26 MarNorthampton2 - 2Leicester CityPREM
1965/1966Sat 02 OctLeicester City1 - 1NorthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Cobblers in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Leicester City however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Foxes, and 3 goals against.

Northampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 33 points from their 27 games played so far, Leicester City are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League One, with their 27 games giving them a return of 61 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Foxes have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Sixfields with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Northampton Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Leicester City 4 games since last defeat.