FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Bristol City 14 Jan 2012

Last updated : 13 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Bristol City fixture

Bristol City travel to take on Brighton & Hove Albion at Falmer Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 33 games played, Robins have recorded 9 wins, and Brighton & Hove Albion have come away with 15 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Brighton & Hove Albion was just over four years ago, in February 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Bristol City 0 - 1 Brighton & HA Championship
2006/2007 Sat 24 Feb Brighton & HA 0-2 Bristol City League One
2006/2007 Tue 23 Jan Bristol City 2 - 0 Brighton & HA (Associate Members)
2006/2007 Sat 02 Sep Bristol City 1 - 0 Brighton & HA League One
2003/2004 Sun 30 May Bristol City 0 - 1 Brighton & HA Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 3)
2003/2004 Sat 24 Apr Bristol City 0 - 0 Brighton & HA League Division Two
2003/2004 Sat 15 Nov Brighton & HA 1 - 4 Bristol City League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Seagulls in those games, with 3 conceded.

Bristol City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Robins's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Brighton & Hove Albion see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 35 points from their 25 games played so far,

Bristol City are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 27 from their 25 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 1 1 4 4 8 4
Bristol City 6 2 1 3 3 4 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Bristol City only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Falmer Stadium will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brighton & Hove Albion No sequences of note
Bristol City 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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