FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Macclesfield Town 02 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 1st January 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Accrington Stanley and Macclesfield Town at 15:00 on 2nd January 2012 in the League Two.
History of the Accrington Stanley v Macclesfield Town fixture
Accrington Stanley prepare to entertain Macclesfield Town at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Monday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Reds.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fraser Eagle Stadium was just last season, in August 2010, with Accrington Stanley running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 19 Nov||Macclesfield||1 - 1||Accrington S.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Fri 08 Apr||Macclesfield||2 - 2||Accrington S.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 21 Aug||Accrington S.||3-0||Macclesfield||League Two|
|2009/2010||Tue 09 Mar||Accrington S.||1 - 1||Macclesfield||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Feb||Macclesfield||0 - 0||Accrington S.||League Two|
|2008/2009||Tue 10 Mar||Macclesfield||0 - 2||Accrington S.||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 23 Aug||Accrington S.||2 - 0||Macclesfield||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Accrington Stanley have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
Macclesfield Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Silkmen's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.
Accrington Stanley's 33 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Macclesfield Town see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 30 points from their 23 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but we think that Reds's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Macclesfield Town. Home Win
|Accrington Stanley||Won 3 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Macclesfield Town||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
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