FM Preview: Chesterfield v Oxford United 23 Nov 2010

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History of the Chesterfield v Oxford United fixture

Chesterfield play host to Oxford United at Recreation Ground on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Spireites are clearly on top, winning 7 and drawing 5 of the 13 games played.

The last time the two teams met at Chesterfield was more than a decade ago, in November 1999, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1999/2000Sat 19 FebOxford Utd.2 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1
1999/2000Sat 27 NovChesterfield0-0Oxford Utd.LGE1
1995/1996Sat 20 JanChesterfield1 - 0Oxford Utd.LGE1
1995/1996Sat 12 AugOxford Utd.1 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
1982/1983Sat 07 MayOxford Utd.1 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
1982/1983Tue 28 SepChesterfield1 - 2Oxford Utd.LGE1
1981/1982Sat 27 MarOxford Utd.1 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 20 goals for the Spireites, with 13 goals against.

In complete contrast to Chesterfield, Oxford Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the U's have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chesterfield are leading the way in the Npower League Two, with their 17 games giving them a return of 35 points. Oxford Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 17 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Oxford Utd.61054123

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 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Oxford Utd. Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 5 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.