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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Tue 13 Jan||Stoke City||0 - 1||Wimbledon||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Jan||Wimbledon||1-1||Stoke City||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 16 Aug||Stoke City||2 - 1||Wimbledon||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Apr||Stoke City||2 - 1||Wimbledon||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 21 Dec||Wimbledon||1 - 1||Stoke City||LD1|
|1985/1986||Tue 29 Apr||Wimbledon||1 - 0||Stoke City||DIV2|
|1985/1986||Fri 25 Oct||Stoke City||0 - 0||Wimbledon||DIV2|
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:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|Wimbledon||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
|Stoke City||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|