FM Preview: Chesterfield v Accrington Stanley 02 Nov 2010

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History of the Chesterfield v Accrington Stanley fixture

Chesterfield prepare to entertain Accrington Stanley at Recreation Ground on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Spireites are clearly on top, having won 16 and lost only 5 of the 25 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Ground was just last season, in October 2009, the Spireites carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
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
1959/1960Sat 26 DecChesterfield0 - 3Accrington S.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 20 goals for the Spireites, with 10 goals against.

In complete contrast to Chesterfield, Accrington S. are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the The Reds have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chesterfield are leading the way in the Npower League Two, with their 14 games giving them a return of 29 points. Accrington S. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 16 points from their 14 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Accrington S.612314175

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Chesterfield fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Spireites. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Accrington S. Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.