FM Preview: Doncaster Rovers v Ipswich Town 28 Dec 2010

Last updated : 27 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Doncaster Rovers v Ipswich Town fixture

Ipswich Town face a trip to Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. While the majority of previous matches have ended up drawn, a win has yet to be registered by Tractor Boys.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 17 AprIpswich Town1 - 1Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
2009/2010Sat 19 SepDoncaster Rvs.3 - 3Ipswich TownCHMP
2008/2009Sat 11 AprIpswich Town1 - 3Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 15 NovDoncaster Rvs.1 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2004/2005Tue 21 SepDoncaster Rvs.2 - 0Ipswich TownLGEC
1957/1958Sat 26 AprDoncaster Rvs.1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
1957/1958Sat 14 DecIpswich Town2 - 0Doncaster Rvs.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Ipswich Town is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Tractor Boys have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Doncaster Rvs.'s 30 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 22 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Doncaster Rvs.62228118
Ipswich Town6204696

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rovers, as the Tractor Boys have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Doncaster Rvs. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Ipswich Town Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 17 outings ago.