FM Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Chesterfield 08 Oct 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield Wednesday 6 4 1 1 12 9 13
Chesterfield 6 4 0 2 12 6 12

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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