Chesterfield prepare to entertain Shrewsbury Town at Recreation Ground on Friday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Spireites are clearly on top, winning 55.56% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Ground was less than a year ago, in April 2008, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||Chesterfield||4-1||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 13 Oct||Shrewsbury Tn.||2 - 3||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Chesterfield have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Spireites, with 5 goals against.
Shrewsbury Tn. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Shrews, and 5 goals against.
Chesterfield's 21 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Shrewsbury Tn. are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 26 points from 15 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Spireites are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw
|Chesterfield||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Shrewsbury Tn.||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.