FootyMAD's Chester City match preview

Last updated : 09 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Chester City fixture

Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Chester City at Blundell Park on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Mighty Mariners are clearly on top, having won 11 and lost only 2 of the 17 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was less than a year ago, in February 2006, the Mighty Mariners carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 16 SepChester City0 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
2005/2006Sat 25 FebGrimsby Town1-0Chester CityLGE2
2005/2006Tue 06 SepChester City1 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
2004/2005Tue 22 FebGrimsby Town1 - 0Chester CityLGE2
2004/2005Sat 23 OctChester City2 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
1990/1991Wed 20 MarGrimsby Town2 - 0Chester CityLGE1
1990/1991Sat 13 OctChester City1 - 2Grimsby TownLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While Mighty Mariners have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Chester City however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 15 goals for the Blues, and 11 goals against.

Grimsby Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 29 points from their 26 matches. Chester City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 33 points from their 25 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town62044126
Chester City62135107

FootyMad's prediction ...

Grimsby Town are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town 12 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Chester City Undefeated in last 4 away games.