Chesterfield travel to take on Shrewsbury Town at Gay Meadow on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 6 of the 19 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.
The last time the two teams met at Shrewsbury Tn. was back in October 2001, over five years ago, with Chesterfield inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Shrews in a (Associate Members) match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2001/2002||Tue 16 Oct||Shrewsbury Tn.||0 - 1||Chesterfield||ASSM|
|2000/2001||Sat 06 Jan||Shrewsbury Tn.||0 - 0||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 26 Aug||Chesterfield||3 - 0||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|1996/1997||Sat 18 Jan||Shrewsbury Tn.||2 - 0||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|1996/1997||Tue 01 Oct||Chesterfield||2 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE1|
|1995/1996||Tue 09 Apr||Shrewsbury Tn.||0 - 0||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|1995/1996||Sat 21 Oct||Chesterfield||1 - 0||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Shrewsbury Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The Spireites have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Spireites, and 8 goals against.
Shrewsbury Tn. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 14 points from their 10 games so far. Chesterfield are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 18 points from 10 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Chesterfield are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Shrewsbury Tn.. Away win
|Shrewsbury Tn.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Chesterfield||6 games since last away draw.|