FM Preview: Oxford United v Macclesfield Town 25 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Oxford United v Macclesfield Town fixture

Oxford United prepare to entertain Macclesfield Town at The Kassam Stadium on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Kassam Stadium was just last season, in December 2010, the U's carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Macclesfield 1 - 1 Oxford Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Tue 28 Dec Oxford Utd. 2-1 Macclesfield League Two
2010/2011 Sat 16 Oct Macclesfield 3 - 2 Oxford Utd. League Two
2005/2006 Wed 15 Feb Oxford Utd. 1 - 1 Macclesfield League Two
2005/2006 Sat 14 Jan Macclesfield 1 - 1 Oxford Utd. League Two
2004/2005 Wed 06 Apr Oxford Utd. 1 - 1 Macclesfield League Two
2004/2005 Sat 23 Oct Macclesfield 1 - 0 Oxford Utd. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Oxford United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the U's in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Macclesfield Town is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Silkmen have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Oxford United's total of 50 points from their 31 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Macclesfield Town are currently lying in 20th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 30 from their 31 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Oxford United 6 2 3 1 7 6 9
Macclesfield Town 6 0 0 6 4 11 0

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Macclesfield Town is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the U's in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Oxford United Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Macclesfield Town Lost each of the previous 7 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
An overall losing run of 8 games.
No win in the 10 most recent games.

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