FootyMAD's Darlington match preview

Last updated : 10 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Darlington v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Darlington at George Reynolds Arena on Saturday evening, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Tigers have winning 55.56% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a (Associate Members) match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 14 OctDarlington1 - 3Hull CityAM
2003/2004Sat 09 AugHull City4 - 1DarlingtonLD3
2002/2003Mon 21 AprDarlington2 - 0Hull CityLD3
2002/2003Sat 14 DecHull City0 - 1DarlingtonLD3
2001/2002Sat 30 MarHull City1 - 2DarlingtonLD3
2001/2002Sat 27 OctDarlington0 - 1Hull CityLD3
2000/2001Sat 21 AprDarlington0 - 2Hull CityLD3

Recent respective form guides

Darlington's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Quakers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Hull City's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Tigers have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Darlington are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division Three with a return of just 21 points from their 26 games thus far. Hull City are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 50 points from their 26 games.

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

Although Hull City have been far from successful in recent away games, I can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Darlington. Away win

Sequence statistics:
DarlingtonBeen beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Hull CityWon each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.