FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Macclesfield Town 02 Jan 2012

Last updated : 01 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Accrington Stanley 6 4 2 0 12 4 14
Macclesfield Town 6 2 3 1 4 3 9

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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