The Analyst: Spireites v Shrimpers
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 8th October 2010
The game between Chesterfield and Southend United in League Two on Saturday, 9th October 2010 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Southend Utd. travel to take on Chesterfield at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, Shrimpers have recorded 6 wins, and Chesterfield have come away with 11 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Chesterfield was just over four years ago, in February 2006, with Southend Utd. inflicting a narrow 3 - 4 defeat upon the Spireites 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:|
|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|
|1997/1998||Fri 03 Apr||Southend Utd.||0 - 2||Chesterfield||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 17 goals for the Spireites, with 9 goals against.
The Shrimpers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Shrimpers, and 9 goals against.
Chesterfield are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 19 points from their 10 games. Southend Utd.'s 14 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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The Analyst's prediction ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Spireites. Home win
|Chesterfield||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Southend Utd.||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
5 games since last defeat.