FM Preview: Newport County v Macclesfield Town 16 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Newport County v Macclesfield Town fixture

Macclesfield Town face a trip to Newport County at Newport Stadium on Saturday afternoon, for the first time in their history, and will be hoping to give their new opponents the runaround.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 13 Oct Macclesfield 1 - 1 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Newport County are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Exiles have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Macclesfield Town however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Silkmen, and 7 goals against.

Newport County's total of 66 points from their 34 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

Macclesfield Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 52 from their 35 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newport County 6 5 1 0 12 5 16
Macclesfield Town 6 2 3 1 5 6 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

This is a game which sees both teams in reasonable shape, and one which the Madmen are pretty confident will end up as a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newport County Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Macclesfield Town Undefeated in last 5 away games.

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