Gillingham match preview

Last updated : 21 November 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Coventry City v Gillingham fixture

Coventry prepare to entertain Gillingham at Highfield Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 4 of the 19 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Highfield Road Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2003, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 26 AprCoventry0-0GillinghamLD1
2002/2003Sat 05 OctGillingham0 - 2CoventryLD1
2001/2002Sat 02 FebCoventry1 - 2GillinghamLD1
2001/2002Sat 29 SepGillingham1 - 2CoventryLD1
1958/1959Sat 07 FebCoventry1 - 1GillinghamDIV4
1958/1959Sat 20 SepGillingham2 - 0CoventryDIV4
1957/1958Wed 30 AprGillingham3 - 2CoventryD3S

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Sky Blues's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Gillingham is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Gills have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Coventry find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 17 matches. Gillingham find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 19 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Coventry are not exactly setting the world alight at Highfield Road Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Gillingham in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
CoventryFailed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Gillingham6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.