Chesterfield pack their bags to visit Brighton & Hove Albion at Withdean 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 lose 8 and win only 2 of the 14 games.
The previous match played between the two at Withdean Stadium was more than three years back, in September 2003, the Seagulls carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Tue 16 Mar||Chesterfield||0 - 2||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Tue 16 Sep||Brighton & HA||1 - 0||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Mon 21 Jan||Chesterfield||1 - 2||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Fri 21 Dec||Brighton & HA||2 - 2||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Tue 01 May||Brighton & HA||1 - 0||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Oct||Chesterfield||1 - 0||Brighton & HA||LGE2|
|1995/1996||Sat 09 Mar||Chesterfield||1 - 0||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Brighton & Hove Albion have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.
The away form of Chesterfield is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Spireites have hit 8 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Brighton & HA find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 14 points from their 11 matches. Chesterfield see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 14 points from their 11 games played so far,
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Brighton & HA||6||2||1||3||10||11||7|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Chesterfield are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Withdean Stadium with a well-deserved point. Score draw
|Brighton & HA||Latest 3 games ended in defeat.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Chesterfield||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.