FootyMAD's Chesterfield match preview

Last updated : 24 September 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Barnsley v Chesterfield fixture

Barnsley prepare to entertain Chesterfield at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 39 games played, Tykes have recorded 19 wins, and Chesterfield have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Oakwell was less than a year ago, in December 2003, with Chesterfield inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Tykes in a League Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sun 28 DecBarnsley0-1ChesterfieldLGE1
2003/2004Sat 06 SepChesterfield0 - 2BarnsleyLGE1
2002/2003Sat 15 FebBarnsley2 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1
2002/2003Sat 02 NovChesterfield1 - 0BarnsleyLGE1
1997/1998Tue 30 SepBarnsley4 - 1ChesterfieldLC
1997/1998Tue 16 SepChesterfield1 - 2BarnsleyLC
1980/1981Mon 20 AprBarnsley1 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Tykes have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Chesterfield's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Spireites have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 9 matches. Chesterfield are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 17 points from 9 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Oakwell for the Tykes and the Madmen are unable to see past Chesterfield claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Barnsley Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Chesterfield 5 games since last away draw.