FootyMAD's Macclesfield Town match preview

Last updated : 11 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Peterborough United v Macclesfield Town fixture

Peterborough prepare to entertain Macclesfield Town at London Road Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 4 games played, Posh have recorded 2 wins, and Macclesfield have come away with 1 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at London Road Ground was just last season, in August 2006, with Peterborough running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 17 FebMacclesfield2 - 1PeterboroughLGE2
2006/2007Sat 19 AugPeterborough3-1MacclesfieldLGE2
2005/2006Sat 22 AprPeterborough3 - 2MacclesfieldLGE2
2005/2006Sat 15 OctMacclesfield0 - 4PeterboroughLGE2
1999/2000Sat 18 MarMacclesfield1 - 1PeterboroughLGE2
1999/2000Sat 20 NovPeterborough2 - 2MacclesfieldLGE2
1997/1998Sat 21 FebPeterborough0 - 1MacclesfieldLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Peterborough United have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Posh have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 6.

In complete contrast to Peterborough, Macclesfield are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Silkmen have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Peterborough are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 43 points from 24 games. Macclesfield are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 23 from their 25 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Peterborough fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Posh. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Peterborough 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
Macclesfield Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 9 most recent games.