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History of the Milton Keynes Dons v Shrewsbury Town fixture

Milton Keynes play host to Shrewsbury Town at The National Hockey Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The The Dons have drawn both of the previous games against their opponents, however.

The last time the two teams met at Milton Keynes was amazingly over twenty years ago, in November 1985, the The Dons carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Second Division match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
1990/1991Sat 26 JanShrewsbury Tn.1 - 0WimbledonFAC
1985/1986Sat 19 AprShrewsbury Tn.1 - 1WimbledonCHMP
1985/1986Sat 16 NovWimbledon2-1Shrewsbury Tn.CHMP
1984/1985Wed 27 MarWimbledon4 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.CHMP
1984/1985Sat 15 SepShrewsbury Tn.1 - 2WimbledonCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Milton Keynes Dons's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While The Dons have scored 5, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

Shrewsbury Tn.'s away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Shrews, and 5 goals against.

Milton Keynes are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 30 points from 17 games. Shrewsbury Tn.'s 22 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Milton Keynes61235135
Shrewsbury Tn.6231549

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The National Hockey Stadium for the The Dons and the Madmen are unable to see past Shrewsbury Tn. claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Milton Keynes Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Shrewsbury Tn. Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.