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History of the Rushden & Diamonds v Cambridge United fixture

Cambridge U. face a trip to Rushden & Diamonds at Nene Park on Tuesday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in April 2005, with Cambridge U. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Diamonds in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 26 DecCambridge U.0 - 1Rushden & D.CONF
2004/2005Sat 30 AprRushden & D.0 - 1Cambridge U.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 20 NovCambridge U.3 - 1Rushden & D.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 18 JanRushden & D.4 - 1Cambridge U.LGE2
2002/2003Tue 22 OctCambridge U.4 - 0Rushden & D.ASSM
2002/2003Sat 31 AugCambridge U.4 - 1Rushden & D.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rushden & Diamonds have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Cambridge U. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the U's have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rushden & D. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 26 matches. Cambridge U. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide Conference with a return of just 26 points from their 28 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rushden & D.63126510
Cambridge U.60062140

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Cambridge U. only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Nene Park will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Rushden & D. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Cambridge U. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 6 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.