Bradford City face a trip to Darlington at Balfour Webnet Darlington Aren on Monday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 43 games played, Bantams have recorded 16 wins, and Darlington have come away with 19 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Darlington||1 - 3||Bradford City||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 20 Oct||Bradford City||0 - 0||Darlington||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Tue 12 Aug||Bradford City||0 - 0||Darlington||LGEC|
|2000/2001||Mon 25 Sep||Bradford City||7 - 2||Darlington||LGEC|
|2000/2001||Tue 19 Sep||Darlington||0 - 1||Bradford City||LGEC|
|1993/1994||Wed 25 Aug||Bradford City||6 - 0||Darlington||LGEC|
|1993/1994||Tue 17 Aug||Darlington||1 - 5||Bradford City||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Darlington have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Quakers in those games, with 5 conceded.
Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Bantams's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.
Darlington lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 16 points from their 11 games so far. Bradford City's total of 20 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Bantams could well see them head back from Balfour Webnet Darlington Aren with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Darlington||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Bradford City||9 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.