FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 10 March 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Charlton Athletic v Middlesbrough fixture

Middlesbrough face a trip to Charlton Athletic at The Valley on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Boro will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2004, with Middlesbrough inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Addicks in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sun 28 AugMiddlesbrough0 - 3Charlton Ath.PREM
2004/2005Sun 27 FebMiddlesbrough2 - 2Charlton Ath.PREM
2004/2005Sat 30 OctCharlton Ath.1 - 2MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Sat 13 MarCharlton Ath.1 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Sat 13 DecMiddlesbrough0 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM
2002/2003Sat 22 MarMiddlesbrough1 - 1Charlton Ath.PREM
2002/2003Sun 20 OctCharlton Ath.1 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM

Recent respective form guides

Charlton Athletic are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The Addicks have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.

Middlesbrough's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Boro's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Charlton Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 36 points from their 28 games played so far, Middlesbrough find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 27 matches.

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

Middlesbrough are certainly at their peak on the road, though your FootyMad panel sees this as a stern test, and one from which they may have to settle for a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Charlton Ath. Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Middlesbrough 4 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.