FM Preview: Newport County v Wrexham 04 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Newport County v Wrexham fixture

Wrexham face a trip to Newport County at Newport Stadium on Friday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 12 games played, Dragons have recorded 3 wins, and Newport County have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Newport Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2012, with Wrexham inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Exiles in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 01 Sep Wrexham 2 - 0 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Tue 24 Apr Newport Co. 0-1 Wrexham (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Wrexham 0 - 0 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sun 27 Mar Wrexham 1 - 0 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sun 05 Sep Newport Co. 1 - 1 Wrexham (Conference) Premier
1987/1988 Sat 26 Mar Wrexham 4 - 1 Newport Co. Fourth Division
1987/1988 Sat 24 Oct Newport Co. 2 - 0 Wrexham Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Newport County have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 17 to 16.

The away form of Wrexham however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. Those games have seen the Dragons pummel 14 goals, and let in 7.

Newport County are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 45 points from 24 games.

Wrexham are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 46 points from 25 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newport County 6 3 0 3 13 15 9
Wrexham 6 3 1 2 14 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Dragons's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Newport County, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newport County 9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Wrexham 7 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.

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