FootyMAD's Portsmouth match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Thursday, 25th December 2003
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Portsmouth and Tottenham Hotspur at 15:00 on Friday 26th December 2003 in the Premiership.
Tottenham H. travel to take on Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Friday afternoon,
The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was more than a decade ago, in February 1991, with Tottenham H. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Pompey in a F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1990/1991||Sat 16 Feb||Portsmouth||1 - 2||Tottenham H.||FAC|
|1987/1988||Sat 02 Apr||Tottenham H.||0 - 1||Portsmouth||DIV1|
|1987/1988||Wed 04 Nov||Portsmouth||0 - 0||Tottenham H.||DIV1|
|1966/1967||Sat 18 Feb||Tottenham H.||3 - 1||Portsmouth||FAC|
|1958/1959||Sat 21 Feb||Tottenham H.||4 - 4||Portsmouth||DIV1|
|1958/1959||Sat 04 Oct||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Tottenham H.||DIV1|
|1957/1958||Wed 04 Sep||Tottenham H.||3 - 5||Portsmouth||DIV1|
Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Pompey in those games, with 9 conceded.
Tottenham H. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Spurs's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclaycard Premiership with a return of just 16 points from their 17 games thus far. Tottenham H. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 18 points from their 17 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Tottenham H. only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Fratton Park will be a good result. Score draw
|Portsmouth||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Tottenham H.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.