FM Preview: Macclesfield Town v Plymouth Argyle 28 Feb 2012

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Last updated : 27 February 2012

Footymad preview History of the Macclesfield Town v Plymouth Argyle fixture

Macclesfield Town play host to Plymouth Argyle at Moss Rose on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Silkmen.

The last time the two teams met at Macclesfield Town was back in March 2002, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Plymouth Arg. 2 - 0 Macclesfield League Two
2001/2002 Sat 02 Mar Macclesfield 1-1 Plymouth Arg. League Division Three
2001/2002 Sat 22 Sep Plymouth Arg. 2 - 0 Macclesfield League Division Three
2000/2001 Sat 03 Feb Macclesfield 3 - 1 Plymouth Arg. League Division Three
2000/2001 Sat 02 Sep Plymouth Arg. 0 - 1 Macclesfield League Division Three
1999/2000 Sat 08 Apr Macclesfield 4 - 1 Plymouth Arg. League Division Three
1999/2000 Mon 03 Jan Plymouth Arg. 3 - 2 Macclesfield League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Macclesfield Town's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Silkmen have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Plymouth Argyle's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Pilgrims, and 6 goals against.

Macclesfield Town are currently lying in 20th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 31 from their 32 matches played.

Plymouth Argyle are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 28 points from 32 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Macclesfield Town 6 0 1 5 5 11 1
Plymouth Argyle 6 1 4 1 7 4 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Moss Rose for the Silkmen and the Madmen are unable to see past Plymouth Argyle claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Macclesfield Town Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 11 most recent games.
Plymouth Argyle 4 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.

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