FootyMAD's Chesterfield match preview

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Last updated : 15 January 2010
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History of the Chesterfield v Torquay United fixture

Torquay Utd. travel to take on Chesterfield at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Gulls have lost on no less than 12 of the 16 visits.

The last time the two teams met at Chesterfield was back in December 2004, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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 08 AugTorquay Utd.2 - 0ChesterfieldLGE2
2004/2005Sat 05 MarTorquay Utd.2 - 2ChesterfieldLGE1
2004/2005Sat 18 DecChesterfield1 - 1Torquay Utd.LGE1
2000/2001Sat 27 JanChesterfield3 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
2000/2001Sat 23 DecTorquay Utd.0 - 0ChesterfieldLGE2
1994/1995Sat 25 FebTorquay Utd.3 - 3ChesterfieldLGE2
1994/1995Sat 01 OctChesterfield1 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Spireites's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Torquay Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Gulls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Chesterfield lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 35 points from their 23 games so far. Torquay Utd. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 25 from their 23 matches played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Chesterfield6105593
Torquay Utd.63031379

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Gulls out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Chesterfield. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield 9 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Torquay Utd. 4 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.