FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Blackpool 20 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th August 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Blackpool at 15:00 on 20th August 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Blackpool fixture
Blackpool travel to take on Brighton & Hove Albion at the new American Express Stadium at Falmer on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 11 games played, Seasiders have recorded 4 wins, and Brighton & Hove Albion have come away with 5 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Brighton & Hove Albion was just over four years ago, in October 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a live televised Sky League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2006/2007||Sat 10 Mar||Blackpool||0 - 0||Brighton & HA||League One|
|2006/2007||Sun 08 Oct||Brighton & HA||0-3||Blackpool||League One|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Apr||Blackpool||3 - 1||Brighton & HA||League Division Two|
|2003/2004||Sat 04 Oct||Brighton & HA||3 - 0||Blackpool||League Division Two|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Dec||Blackpool||2 - 2||Brighton & HA||League Division Two|
|2001/2002||Mon 27 Aug||Brighton & HA||4 - 0||Blackpool||League Division Two|
|2000/2001||Tue 20 Feb||Brighton & HA||1 - 0||Blackpool||League Division Three|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Brighton & Hove Albion are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Seagulls in those games, with 9 conceded.
Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Seasiders have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Brighton & Hove Albion are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 9 points from the 3 games they have played so far.
Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 6 from their 3 games so far.
Current overall team form
|Brighton & Hove Albion||6||4||1||1||10||6||13|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
|Brighton & Hove Albion||17 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Blackpool||No sequences of note|
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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