FM Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Chesterfield 08 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 7th October 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Sheffield Wednesday and Chesterfield at 15:00 on 8th October 2011 in the League One.
History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Chesterfield fixture
Chesterfield face a trip to Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, Spireites have recorded 2 wins, and Sheffield Wednesday have come away with 7 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2010, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a (Associate Members) match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Wed 06 Oct||Sheff. Wed.||2-2||Chesterfield||(Associate Members)|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Feb||Chesterfield||1 - 3||Sheff. Wed.||League One|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Oct||Sheff. Wed.||2 - 2||Chesterfield||League One|
|2003/2004||Sun 07 Mar||Chesterfield||3 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||League Division Two|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Dec||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 0||Chesterfield||League Division Two|
|1979/1980||Sat 16 Feb||Sheff. Wed.||3 - 3||Chesterfield||Third Division|
|1979/1980||Sat 29 Sep||Chesterfield||2 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||Third Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield Wednesday 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 13 goals for the Owls, with 4 goals against.
Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Spireites have hit 12 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sheffield Wednesday are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 22 points from 11 games.
Chesterfield find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 11 points from their 11 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Owls, as the Spireites have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Sheffield Wednesday||Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Chesterfield||8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.
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