FootyMAD's Doncaster Rovers match preview

Last updated : 12 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Gillingham v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Gillingham prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at Priestfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 19 of the 25 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Priestfield Stadium was just last season, in December 2005, the The Gills carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 09 SepDoncaster Rvs.1 - 2GillinghamLGE1
2005/2006Sat 18 FebDoncaster Rvs.2 - 0GillinghamLGE1
2005/2006Tue 06 DecGillingham1-0Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
2005/2006Tue 25 OctDoncaster Rvs.2 - 0GillinghamLGEC
1995/1996Mon 08 AprDoncaster Rvs.0 - 1GillinghamLGE2
1995/1996Sat 21 OctGillingham4 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE2
1994/1995Sat 22 AprGillingham4 - 2Doncaster Rvs.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Gillingham have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Gills in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Rovers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Rovers, and 4 goals against.

Gillingham see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 34 points from their 26 games played so far, Doncaster Rvs.'s 39 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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

Gillingham are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Doncaster Rvs. will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
GillinghamLatest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Doncaster Rvs.5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.