Chesterfield face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2004, with Hartlepool U. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Tue 02 Mar||Hartlepool U.||2 - 0||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Tue 21 Oct||Chesterfield||1 - 2||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Tue 16 Jan||Chesterfield||0 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 19 Aug||Hartlepool U.||1 - 2||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|1994/1995||Sat 25 Mar||Chesterfield||2 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LGE2|
|1994/1995||Sat 03 Sep||Hartlepool U.||0 - 2||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|1990/1991||Sat 19 Jan||Hartlepool U.||2 - 0||Chesterfield||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Hartlepool United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Pool, with 7 goals against.
In complete contrast to Hartlepool U., Chesterfield are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Spireites have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Hartlepool U.'s 17 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Chesterfield lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 18 from their 12 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Pool, as the Spireites have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Hartlepool U.||Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.|
|Chesterfield||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.