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History of the Morecambe v Chesterfield fixture

Chesterfield face a trip to Morecambe at Christie Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Both of the previous encounters have resulted in a drawn game.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 29 AugChesterfield1 - 1MorecambeLGE2
2008/2009Sat 24 JanChesterfield1 - 2MorecambeLGE2
2008/2009Sat 04 OctMorecambe2 - 2ChesterfieldLGE2
2007/2008Sat 12 AprMorecambe1 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
2007/2008Sat 03 NovChesterfield2 - 2MorecambeLGE2
2002/2003Sat 16 NovChesterfield1 - 2MorecambeFAC

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Shrimps, with 4 goals against.

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 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Morecambe's 38 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Chesterfield lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 39 from their 26 games so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Shrimps, as the Spireites have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Morecambe 9 games since last home draw.
Chesterfield Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.