FootyMAD's Chester City match preview

Last updated : 25 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Chester City v Rotherham United fixture

Rotherham U. travel to take on Chester City at The Saunders Honda Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 35 games played, The Millers have recorded 12 wins, and Chester City have come away with 17 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Chester City was back in January 2000, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 01 SepRotherham U.1 - 1Chester CityLGE2
1999/2000Sat 15 JanChester City0 - 2Rotherham U.LGE2
1999/2000Sat 14 AugRotherham U.4 - 0Chester CityLGE2
1998/1999Sat 08 MayChester City1 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
1998/1999Fri 18 DecRotherham U.2 - 4Chester CityLGE2
1997/1998Sat 21 FebChester City4 - 0Rotherham U.LGE2
1997/1998Sat 27 SepRotherham U.4 - 2Chester CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Chester City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Blues's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Rotherham U. however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the The Millers, and 6 goals against.

Chester City's 36 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Rotherham U. are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 50 points from their 26 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Chester City60156151
Rotherham U.63219411

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rotherham U. are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Chester City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Chester CityBeen beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Rotherham U.Undefeated in last 9 away games.

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