FM Preview: Chesterfield v Exeter City 07 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Chesterfield v Exeter City fixture

Chesterfield are ready to welcome Exeter City to Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 12 wins out of 18 previous matches.

The previous match played between the two at Recreation Ground was within the last three years, in January 2009, the Spireites carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Exeter City 2 - 1 Chesterfield League One
2008/2009 Wed 28 Jan Chesterfield 2-1 Exeter City League Two
2008/2009 Tue 28 Oct Exeter City 1 - 6 Chesterfield League Two
2000/2001 Sat 09 Dec Chesterfield 2 - 0 Exeter City League Division Three
2000/2001 Sat 14 Oct Exeter City 1 - 1 Chesterfield League Division Three
1994/1995 Sat 01 Apr Exeter City 1 - 2 Chesterfield League Division Three
1994/1995 Tue 13 Sep Chesterfield 2 - 0 Exeter City League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Spireites's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

The away form of Exeter City is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Grecians have hit 9 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chesterfield find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 24 games have yielded only 16 points.

Exeter City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 24 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Chesterfield 6 0 4 2 7 9 4
Exeter City 6 1 2 3 5 9 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Chesterfield at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Spireites will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Chesterfield Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
Exeter City Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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