FM Preview: Bristol City v Doncaster Rovers 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bristol City v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Doncaster Rovers face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 13 out of 19 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, the Robins carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 1 Bristol City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Bristol City 1-0 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 1 Bristol City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 06 Mar Bristol City 2 - 5 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2009/2010 Sat 12 Dec Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 0 Bristol City Championship
2008/2009 Tue 17 Feb Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 0 Bristol City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 20 Sep Bristol City 4 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. Championship

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

Recent respective form guides

Bristol City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These games have seen the Robins score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.

The away form of Doncaster Rovers is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 7 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 26 matches.

Doncaster Rovers are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 23 points from their 26 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol City 6 2 1 3 2 4 7
Doncaster Rovers 6 2 1 3 5 10 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol City Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Doncaster Rovers Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here