Hull City face a trip to Port Vale at Vale Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tigers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 19 and win only 8 of the 34 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in October 2002, with Port Vale running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a (Associate Members) match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Tue 22 Oct||Port Vale||3 - 1||Hull City||AM|
|2001/2002||Tue 04 Dec||Hull City||2 - 1||Port Vale||AM|
|1993/1994||Sat 22 Jan||Hull City||0 - 0||Port Vale||LD2|
|1993/1994||Sat 09 Oct||Port Vale||2 - 1||Hull City||LD2|
|1992/1993||Sat 27 Mar||Hull City||0 - 1||Port Vale||LD2|
|1992/1993||Sat 21 Nov||Port Vale||1 - 1||Hull City||LD2|
|1990/1991||Sat 16 Mar||Port Vale||0 - 0||Hull City||LD1|
Recent respective form guides
Port Vale are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Valiants in those games, with 8 conceded.
Hull City's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Tigers, and 3 goals against.
Port Vale's 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Hull City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 6 points from the 2 games they have played so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Tigers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Port Vale, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Port Vale||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Hull City||Undefeated in last 7 away games.|
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.