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History of the Bristol City v Chesterfield fixture

Chesterfield face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 17 of the 22 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 2 - 4 winners in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 19 NovBristol City2 - 4ChesterfieldLGE1
2005/2006Wed 26 OctChesterfield3 - 0Bristol CityLGE1
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

Recent respective form guides

Bristol City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Spireites have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 12 points from their 8 games so far. Chesterfield's 11 points from 8 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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

Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Bristol City may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol City 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Chesterfield Not won in previous 3 away matches.