Northampton play host to Chester City at Sixfields on Friday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 14 wins out of 21 previous matches.
The last time the two teams met at Northampton was just over four years ago, in January 2000, with Northampton running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Division Three match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1999/2000||Sat 22 Jan||Northampton||3-1||Chester City||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Wed 18 Aug||Chester City||0 - 2||Northampton||LGE2|
|1996/1997||Sat 18 Jan||Northampton||5 - 1||Chester City||LGE2|
|1996/1997||Tue 01 Oct||Chester City||2 - 1||Northampton||LGE2|
|1995/1996||Tue 23 Apr||Chester City||1 - 0||Northampton||LGE2|
|1995/1996||Sat 23 Mar||Northampton||1 - 0||Chester City||LGE2|
|1993/1994||Sat 30 Apr||Northampton||1 - 0||Chester City||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Northampton Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Cobblers in those games, with 6 conceded.
The Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
Northampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 23 points from their 17 games played so far, Chester City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 22 points from their 17 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw
|Northampton||Won 3 successive home games.|
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
|Chester City||4 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.