Swindon face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Robins will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 23 and win only 5 of the 41 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2002, with Bristol City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Wed 19 Mar||Swindon||1 - 1||Bristol City||LD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Oct||Bristol City||2 - 0||Swindon||LD2|
|2001/2002||Sun 13 Jan||Swindon||1 - 2||Bristol City||LD2|
|2001/2002||Sat 18 Aug||Bristol City||3 - 1||Swindon||LD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 10 Feb||Swindon||1 - 1||Bristol City||LD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 09 Sep||Bristol City||0 - 1||Swindon||LD2|
|1998/1999||Mon 28 Dec||Bristol City||3 - 1||Swindon||LD1|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Robins in those games, with 3 conceded.
The Robins have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The Robins's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.
Bristol City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide League Division Two, picking up 17 points from their 11 games so far. Swindon are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 20 points from 11 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Robins, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw
|Bristol City||5 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Swindon||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
12 games since last defeat.