FM Preview: Newport County v Chesterfield 30 Nov 2013

Footymad preview History of the Newport County v Chesterfield fixture

Chesterfield travel to take on Newport County at Newport Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Spireites will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Newport County was amazingly over twenty years ago, in March 1987, the Exiles carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Third Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1986/1987 Sun 08 Mar Newport Co. 1-0 Chesterfield Third Division
1986/1987 Sat 25 Oct Chesterfield 3 - 2 Newport Co. Third Division
1985/1986 Sat 12 Apr Newport Co. 3 - 3 Chesterfield Third Division
1985/1986 Sat 09 Nov Chesterfield 3 - 1 Newport Co. Third Division
1982/1983 Tue 01 Feb Chesterfield 3 - 1 Newport Co. Third Division
1982/1983 Sat 04 Sep Newport Co. 1 - 0 Chesterfield Third Division
1981/1982 Sat 23 Jan Chesterfield 1 - 0 Newport Co. Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Newport County have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Exiles, with 6 goals against.

The away form of Chesterfield however, is much more impressive, 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 5 goals against.

Newport County lie just outside the playoff positions in the Skybet League Two, picking up 28 points from their 18 games so far.

Chesterfield are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 33 points from their 18 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newport County 6 2 3 1 8 6 9
Chesterfield 6 2 4 0 7 1 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Spireites's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Newport County, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newport County Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Chesterfield Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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