FootyMAD's Chesterfield match preview

Last updated : 23 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Northampton Town v Chesterfield fixture

Northampton are ready to welcome Chesterfield to Sixfields on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 17 games played, Cobblers have recorded 7 wins, and Chesterfield have come away with 6 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Sixfields was within the last three years, in April 2007, the Cobblers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 15 AugChesterfield1 - 0NorthamptonLGE2
2006/2007Sat 21 AprNorthampton1-0ChesterfieldLGE1
2006/2007Wed 06 DecChesterfield0 - 0NorthamptonLGE1
2002/2003Thu 26 DecNorthampton0 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1
2002/2003Tue 27 AugChesterfield4 - 0NorthamptonLGE1
2001/2002Sat 23 FebChesterfield2 - 2NorthamptonLGE1
2001/2002Sat 15 SepNorthampton0 - 2ChesterfieldLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Cobblers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Chesterfield's away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Spireites's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Northampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 32 points from their 25 games played so far, Chesterfield's total of 38 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Northampton at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Cobblers will at least gain a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Northampton Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Chesterfield Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 16 outings ago.