Oxford Utd. face a trip to Bristol Rovers at Memorial Stadium on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The U's will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 10 and win only 4 of the 17 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2002, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a League Division Three match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 25 Oct||Oxford Utd.||0 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LD3|
|2002/2003||Mon 21 Apr||Oxford Utd.||0 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LD3|
|2002/2003||Sat 14 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 2||Oxford Utd.||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Feb||Oxford Utd.||0 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Sep||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 1||Oxford Utd.||LD3|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Apr||Bristol Rvs.||6 - 2||Oxford Utd.||LD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 04 Nov||Oxford Utd.||0 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LD2|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Pirates have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.
Oxford Utd. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the U's have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bristol Rvs. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 37 points from their 32 matches. Oxford Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Nationwide League Division Three, and have accumulated 60 points from the 32 games they have played so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the U's out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Bristol Rvs.. Away win
|Bristol Rvs.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Oxford Utd.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.