FM Preview: Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough 05 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough fixture

Middlesbrough travel to take on Huddersfield Town at Kirklees Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Boro will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 22 and win only 10 of the 41 games.

The last time the two teams met at Huddersfield Town was well over fifteen years ago, back in December 1997, with Middlesbrough inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Terriers in a League Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 27 Nov Middlesbrough 3 - 0 Huddersfield Championship
1997/1998 Fri 26 Dec Huddersfield 0-1 Middlesbrough League Division One
1997/1998 Tue 28 Oct Middlesbrough 3 - 0 Huddersfield League Division One
1996/1997 Wed 23 Oct Middlesbrough 5 - 1 Huddersfield League Cup
1987/1988 Sat 12 Mar Middlesbrough 2 - 0 Huddersfield Second Division
1987/1988 Sat 10 Oct Huddersfield 1 - 4 Middlesbrough Second Division
1985/1986 Sat 29 Mar Huddersfield 0 - 3 Middlesbrough Second Division

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Recent respective form guides

Huddersfield Town remain unbeaten in their last six home games, though five of those have been draws. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 3 to 2.

The away form of Middlesbrough is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Boro have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Huddersfield Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 34 matches.

Middlesbrough lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 54 from their 35 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Huddersfield Town 6 1 2 3 4 14 5
Middlesbrough 6 2 1 3 7 10 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Middlesbrough on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Huddersfield Town. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Huddersfield Town Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Middlesbrough Not won in previous 7 away matches.

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