FootyMAD's Stoke City match preview

History of the Wimbledon v Stoke City fixture

Wimbledon prepare to entertain Stoke City at National Hockey Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. 2 of the 3 contests have been draws however, with the other 1 won by Dons.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at National Hockey Stadium was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 13 JanStoke City0 - 1WimbledonFAC
2003/2004Sat 03 JanWimbledon1-1Stoke CityFAC
2003/2004Sat 16 AugStoke City2 - 1WimbledonLD1
2002/2003Sat 19 AprStoke City2 - 1WimbledonLD1
2002/2003Sat 21 DecWimbledon1 - 1Stoke CityLD1
1985/1986Tue 29 AprWimbledon1 - 0Stoke CityDIV2
1985/1986Fri 25 OctStoke City0 - 0WimbledonDIV2

Recent respective form guides

Wimbledon need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. Dons have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Stoke City's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Wimbledon find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 27 games have yielded only 18 points. Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 36 points from their 27 games played so far,

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

Nothing seems to be going right for the Dons at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Potters come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Wimbledon Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Stoke City Undefeated in last 4 away games.