Milton Keynes face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Dons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them being consigned to defeat by opponents in 5 of the 8 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 08 Aug||Milton Keynes||0 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Sat 14 Feb||Milton Keynes||3 - 1||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Hartlepool U.||1 - 3||Milton Keynes||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 13 Jan||Hartlepool U.||1 - 0||Milton Keynes||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Sep||Milton Keynes||0 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Mon 17 Apr||Milton Keynes||2 - 1||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Oct||Hartlepool U.||2 - 1||Milton Keynes||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Hartlepool United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
Milton Keynes have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The Dons have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Hartlepool U.'s 30 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Milton Keynes lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 36 from their 24 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the The Dons out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Hartlepool U.. Away win
|Hartlepool U.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
|Milton Keynes||13 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.