The Analyst: Shrimpers v Spireites
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 7th January 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Southend United and Chesterfield at 15:00 on Saturday, 8th January 2011 in League Two.
Southend Utd. play host to Chesterfield at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 25 games played, Shrimpers have recorded 10 wins, and Chesterfield have come away with 8 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Southend Utd. was back in December 2005, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw 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:|
|2010/2011||Sat 09 Oct||Chesterfield||2 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Feb||Chesterfield||3 - 4||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Tue 06 Dec||Southend Utd.||0-0||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Tue 18 Dec||Southend Utd.||2 - 0||Chesterfield||FAC|
|2001/2002||Sat 08 Dec||Chesterfield||1 - 1||Southend Utd.||FAC|
|2000/2001||Sat 31 Mar||Chesterfield||1 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 16 Dec||Southend Utd.||3 - 2||Chesterfield||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Southend United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Shrimpers have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.
Chesterfield's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Spireites, and 10 goals against.
Southend Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Npower League Two, showing a record of 26 points from their 21 games played so far, Chesterfield are leading the way in the Npower League Two, with their 21 games giving them a return of 42 points.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
The Analyst's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Shrimpers at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Spireites come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Southend Utd.||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Chesterfield||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
4 games since last defeat.