FM Preview: Macclesfield Town v Bradford City 25 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Macclesfield Town v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Macclesfield Town at Moss Rose on Tuesday evening, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Victory has been gained on 4 of the 5 previous occasions for Bantams.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Bradford City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Silkmen in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 05 Apr Macclesfield 0-1 Bradford City League Two
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Bradford City 0 - 1 Macclesfield League Two
2009/2010 Mon 05 Apr Bradford City 1 - 2 Macclesfield League Two
2009/2010 Sat 31 Oct Macclesfield 2 - 2 Bradford City League Two
2008/2009 Tue 03 Mar Bradford City 1 - 0 Macclesfield League Two
2008/2009 Sat 16 Aug Macclesfield 0 - 2 Bradford City League Two
2007/2008 Sat 02 Feb Macclesfield 0 - 1 Bradford City League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Macclesfield Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Silkmen, with 3 goals against.

The away form of Bradford City is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Bantams have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Macclesfield Town's 21 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Bradford City are currently lying in 20th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 13 from their 14 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Macclesfield Town 6 3 1 2 6 5 10
Bradford City 6 2 2 2 8 9 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Silkmen, as the Bantams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Macclesfield Town Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Bradford City Not won in previous 12 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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