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.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sun 28 Dec||Barnsley||0-1||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 06 Sep||Chesterfield||0 - 2||Barnsley||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Feb||Barnsley||2 - 1||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 02 Nov||Chesterfield||1 - 0||Barnsley||LGE1|
|1997/1998||Tue 30 Sep||Barnsley||4 - 1||Chesterfield||LC|
|1997/1998||Tue 16 Sep||Chesterfield||1 - 2||Barnsley||LC|
|1980/1981||Mon 20 Apr||Barnsley||1 - 1||Chesterfield||LGE1|
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.
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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.
|Barnsley||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
|Chesterfield||5 games since last away draw.|