FootyMAD's Doncaster Rovers match preview

Last updated : 11 March 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Doncaster Rovers v Brentford fixture

Brentford travel to take on Doncaster Rovers at Belle Vue Gound on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, Bees have recorded 7 wins, and Doncaster Rvs. have come away with 10 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Doncaster Rvs. was well over fifteen years ago, back in November 1987, with Brentford inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Rovers in a Third Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 10 AugBrentford4 - 3Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
1987/1988Sat 30 AprBrentford1 - 1Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
1987/1988Sat 28 NovDoncaster Rvs.0 - 1BrentfordLGE1
1986/1987Tue 14 AprBrentford1 - 1Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
1986/1987Sat 30 AugDoncaster Rvs.2 - 0BrentfordLGE1
1985/1986Fri 24 JanBrentford1 - 3Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
1985/1986Fri 13 SepDoncaster Rvs.1 - 0BrentfordLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 3 conceded.

The Bees have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Bees, and 8 goals against.

Doncaster Rvs.'s 51 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Brentford lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 54 from their 33 games so far.

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

Brentford are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Doncaster Rvs.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Doncaster Rvs. Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Brentford No sequences of note