FootyMAD's Chester City match preview

Last updated : 31 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Exeter City v Chester City fixture

Exeter City play host to Chester City at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Grecians are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 6 of the 32 games.

The last time the two teams met at Exeter City was back in August 2003, over five years ago, the Grecians carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Conference match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 10 AprChester City3 - 2Exeter CityCONF
2003/2004Sat 23 AugExeter City2-1Chester CityCONF
1999/2000Sat 04 MarExeter City0 - 2Chester CityLGE2
1999/2000Sat 11 SepChester City1 - 1Exeter CityLGE2
1998/1999Sat 06 FebChester City0 - 0Exeter CityLGE2
1998/1999Sat 05 SepExeter City0 - 1Chester CityLGE2
1997/1998Sat 04 AprExeter City5 - 0Chester CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Grecians's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Chester City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Blues have hit 7 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Exeter City are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 24 points from 14 games. Chester City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 13 points from their 14 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Exeter City64119713
Chester City61237125

FootyMad's prediction ...

Exeter City are not exactly setting the world alight at St James' Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Chester City in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Exeter City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Chester City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.