FootyMAD's Chester City match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Port Vale v Chester City fixture

Port Vale play host to Chester City at Vale Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 26 games played, Valiants have recorded 12 wins, and Chester City have come away with 5 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Port Vale was back in January 2001, over five years ago, with Port Vale running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a (Associate Members) match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sun 19 OctChester City1 - 2Port ValeLGE2
2000/2001Tue 30 JanPort Vale2-0Chester CityASSM
1999/2000Tue 24 AugPort Vale4 - 4Chester CityLGEC
1999/2000Tue 10 AugChester City2 - 1Port ValeLGEC
1998/1999Tue 18 AugChester City2 - 2Port ValeLGEC
1998/1999Tue 11 AugPort Vale1 - 2Chester CityLGEC
1992/1993Sat 16 JanChester City1 - 2Port ValeLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Port Vale have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Valiants have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Chester City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Blues have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Port Vale find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 26 matches. Chester City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 25 points from their 26 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Port Vale61146114
Chester City6132796

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Port Vale only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Port Vale Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Chester City Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.