FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Chesterfield 03 Jan 2011

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History of the Accrington Stanley v Chesterfield fixture

Chesterfield face a trip to Accrington Stanley at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Monday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Spireites will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 14 and win only 5 of the 25 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2010, with Accrington S. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 02 NovChesterfield5 - 2Accrington S.LGE2
2009/2010Sat 01 MayAccrington S.2 - 0ChesterfieldLGE2
2009/2010Sat 03 OctChesterfield1 - 0Accrington S.LGE2
2008/2009Sat 25 AprAccrington S.1 - 0ChesterfieldLGE2
2008/2009Sat 22 NovChesterfield1 - 1Accrington S.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 22 MarChesterfield4 - 2Accrington S.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 15 DecAccrington S.2 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 18 goals have been scored by the The Reds in those games, with 13 conceded.

The Spireites 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 9 goals for the Spireites, and 10 goals against.

Accrington S. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 24 points from their 20 matches. Chesterfield are leading the way in the Npower League Two, with their 20 games giving them a return of 41 points.

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

Spireites have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Fraser Eagle Stadium with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Accrington S. 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Chesterfield 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.