FootyMAD's Preston North End match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Thursday, 15th September 2005
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Preston North End take on Stoke City in a Championship match on Friday 16th September 2005 at 19:45.
Stoke City face a trip to Preston North End at Deepdale on Friday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 32 out of 48 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2004, with Preston N.E. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sun 26 Dec||Stoke City||0 - 0||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Sep||Preston N.E.||3 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Fri 26 Dec||Stoke City||1 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 30 Aug||Preston N.E.||1 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Wed 01 Jan||Stoke City||2 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 24 Aug||Preston N.E.||4 - 3||Stoke City||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Fri 14 Jan||Stoke City||2 - 1||Preston N.E.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Preston North End losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Stoke City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Potters have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Preston N.E. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola Championship, picking up 12 points from their 8 games so far. Stoke City's total of 13 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Stoke City only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Deepdale will be a good result. No-score draw
|Preston N.E.||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Stoke City||Last drawn game 5 outings ago.|
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