FootyMAD's Macclesfield Town match preview

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History of the Chesterfield v Macclesfield Town fixture

Chesterfield are ready to welcome Macclesfield Town to Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Spireites.

The previous match played between the two at Recreation Ground was more than three years back, in October 2003, the Spireites carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a (Associate Members) match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 18 OctMacclesfield2 - 0ChesterfieldASSM
2004/2005Tue 28 SepMacclesfield2 - 1ChesterfieldASSM
2003/2004Tue 14 OctChesterfield2-1MacclesfieldASSM
2000/2001Sat 03 MarMacclesfield1 - 2ChesterfieldLGE2
2000/2001Tue 09 JanChesterfield4 - 1MacclesfieldASSM
2000/2001Sat 30 SepChesterfield4 - 1MacclesfieldLGE2
1998/1999Tue 13 AprMacclesfield2 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Spireites in those games, with 6 conceded.

Macclesfield have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Silkmen's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Chesterfield are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 17 points from their 9 games. Macclesfield are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 9 from their 9 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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 Macclesfield. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Macclesfield Undefeated in last 5 away games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.