Preston North End match preview

Last updated : 15 September 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Preston North End v Coventry City fixture

Coventry face a trip to Preston North End at Deepdale on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 8 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 1 wins, and Preston NE have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2003, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 05 AprPreston NE2 - 2CoventryLD1
2002/2003Sat 30 NovCoventry1 - 2Preston NELD1
2001/2002Sat 06 AprPreston NE4 - 0CoventryLD1
2001/2002Wed 31 OctCoventry2 - 2Preston NELD1
2000/2001Wed 27 SepCoventry4 - 1Preston NELC
2000/2001Tue 19 SepPreston NE1 - 3CoventryLC
1966/1967Sat 11 FebCoventry2 - 1Preston NEDIV2

Recent respective form guides

Preston North End have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.

The away form of Coventry is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Sky Blues have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Preston NE are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 6 matches. Coventry find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 5 points from their 5 matches.

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the North End, as the Sky Blues have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Preston NENot drawn a match in their last 3 .
CoventryNot won in previous 8 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.