FootyMAD's Chester City match preview

Last updated : 18 November 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Northampton Town v Chester City fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1999/2000Sat 22 JanNorthampton3-1Chester CityLGE2
1999/2000Wed 18 AugChester City0 - 2NorthamptonLGE2
1996/1997Sat 18 JanNorthampton5 - 1Chester CityLGE2
1996/1997Tue 01 OctChester City2 - 1NorthamptonLGE2
1995/1996Tue 23 AprChester City1 - 0NorthamptonLGE2
1995/1996Sat 23 MarNorthampton1 - 0Chester CityLGE2
1993/1994Sat 30 AprNorthampton1 - 0Chester CityLGE2

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.