FM Preview: Chesterfield v Southend United 09 Oct 2010

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History of the Chesterfield v Southend United fixture

Chesterfield play host to Southend United at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 24 games played, Spireites have recorded 11 wins, and Southend Utd. have come away with 6 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Chesterfield was just over four years ago, in February 2006, with Southend Utd. inflicting a narrow 3-4 defeat upon the Spireites in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 18 FebChesterfield3-4Southend Utd.LGE1
2005/2006Tue 06 DecSouthend Utd.0 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
2001/2002Tue 18 DecSouthend Utd.2 - 0ChesterfieldFAC
2001/2002Sat 08 DecChesterfield1 - 1Southend Utd.FAC
2000/2001Sat 31 MarChesterfield1 - 1Southend Utd.LGE2
2000/2001Sat 16 DecSouthend Utd.3 - 2ChesterfieldLGE2
1997/1998Fri 03 AprSouthend Utd.0 - 2ChesterfieldLGE1

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 17 goals for the Spireites, with 9 goals against.

The Shrimpers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Shrimpers, and 9 goals against.

Chesterfield are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 19 points from their 10 games. Southend Utd.'s 14 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Southend Utd.631210710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Chesterfield may be coming up against a decent side in Southend Utd., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Spireites. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Southend Utd. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
5 games since last defeat.