FM Preview: Chesterfield v Milton Keynes Dons 17 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Chesterfield v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Milton Keynes Dons travel to take on Chesterfield at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 2 of the 5 previous games, with the hosts winning just 1.

The last time the two teams met at Chesterfield was just over four years ago, in March 2008, with Milton Keynes Dons inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Spireites in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Milton Keynes 6 - 2 Chesterfield League One
2007/2008 Mon 10 Mar Chesterfield 1-2 Milton Keynes League Two
2007/2008 Sat 24 Nov Milton Keynes 1 - 2 Chesterfield League Two
2005/2006 Sat 22 Apr Chesterfield 1 - 2 Milton Keynes League One
2005/2006 Sat 15 Oct Milton Keynes 0 - 0 Chesterfield League One
2004/2005 Sat 01 Jan Milton Keynes 1 - 1 Chesterfield League One
2004/2005 Sat 04 Sep Chesterfield 2 - 2 Milton Keynes League One

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Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Milton Keynes Dons have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Dons's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Chesterfield are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 32 points from their 36 games thus far.

Milton Keynes Dons's total of 62 points from their 35 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Chesterfield 6 2 2 2 4 7 8
Milton Keynes Dons 6 4 1 1 12 3 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Milton Keynes Dons have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Chesterfield. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Chesterfield 7 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Milton Keynes Dons No sequences of note

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