FM Preview: Macclesfield Town v Cambridge United 20 Apr 2013

Last updated : 19 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Macclesfield Town v Cambridge United fixture

Macclesfield Town play host to Cambridge United at Moss Rose at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 7 games played, Silkmen have recorded 3 wins, and Cambridge United have come away with 1 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Macclesfield Town was back in December 2005, over five years ago, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a (Associate Members) match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 10 Nov Cambridge U. 2 - 0 Macclesfield (Conference) Premier
2005/2006 Tue 13 Dec Macclesfield 4-2 Cambridge U. (Associate Members)
2004/2005 Sat 12 Feb Cambridge U. 0 - 1 Macclesfield League Two
2004/2005 Tue 19 Oct Macclesfield 1 - 1 Cambridge U. League Two
2003/2004 Sat 17 Jan Macclesfield 0 - 1 Cambridge U. League Division Three
2003/2004 Tue 16 Dec Cambridge U. 2 - 2 Macclesfield F.A. Cup
2003/2004 Sat 06 Dec Macclesfield 1 - 1 Cambridge U. F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Macclesfield Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Silkmen's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Cambridge United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Macclesfield Town's 60 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Cambridge United see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 56 points from their 44 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Macclesfield Town 6 0 1 5 7 16 1
Cambridge United 6 0 4 2 4 6 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Macclesfield Town only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Macclesfield Town Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 5 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Cambridge United Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

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