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History of the Chesterfield v Bristol City fixture

Chesterfield prepare to entertain Bristol City at Recreation Ground on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 23 games played, Spireites have recorded 11 wins, and Bristol City have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Ground was just last season, in October 2004, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Fri 28 JanBristol City2 - 3ChesterfieldLGE1
2004/2005Sat 02 OctChesterfield2-2Bristol CityLGE1
2003/2004Sat 17 JanBristol City4 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
2003/2004Sat 16 AugChesterfield1 - 1Bristol CityLGE1
2002/2003Sat 26 AprChesterfield2 - 0Bristol CityLGE1
2002/2003Sat 05 OctBristol City4 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
2001/2002Tue 19 MarChesterfield2 - 1Bristol CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.

The away form of Bristol City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Robins have hit 10 goals, 21 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chesterfield lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola League One, picking up 22 points from their 14 games so far. Bristol City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 14 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Spireites's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Bristol City. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield Won 3 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Bristol City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.