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History of the Macclesfield Town v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rvs. face a trip to Macclesfield Town at Moss Rose on Saturday afternoon, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have come away with nothing in 4 of the previous 5 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2005, the Silkmen carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 26 FebMacclesfield2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 11 DecBristol Rvs.0 - 0MacclesfieldLGE2
2003/2004Tue 13 JanMacclesfield2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2003/2004Mon 25 AugBristol Rvs.2 - 2MacclesfieldLGE2
2002/2003Sat 22 FebBristol Rvs.1 - 1MacclesfieldLGE2
2002/2003Sun 08 SepMacclesfield2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2001/2002Sat 16 FebMacclesfield2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Macclesfield Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Silkmen have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Bristol Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Pirates have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Macclesfield find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 15 games have yielded only 12 points. Bristol Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola League Two, showing a record of 19 points from their 15 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol Rvs.6213787

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Pirates out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Macclesfield. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Macclesfield No sequences of note
Bristol Rvs. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.