Barnsley face a trip to Chesterfield at Recreation Ground at lunchtime on Monday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tykes will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 23 and win only 7 of the 39 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2005, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Mon 03 Jan||Chesterfield||2 - 2||Barnsley||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 25 Sep||Barnsley||1 - 0||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|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||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Chesterfield have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Spireites in those games, with 5 conceded.
The away form of Barnsley however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Tykes, and 8 goals against.
Chesterfield lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola League One, picking up 38 points from their 25 games so far. Barnsley's total of 38 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola League One.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Tykes's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Chesterfield, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Chesterfield||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 7 games.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Barnsley||4 games since last away draw.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.