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Last updated : 08 December 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Chester City v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Chester City at The Saunders Honda Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Red Imps will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 23 and win only 9 of the 39 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2005, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw 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:
2005/2006Sat 10 DecLincoln City3 - 1Chester CityLGE2
2005/2006Tue 09 AugChester City2 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Mon 03 JanChester City0 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Sat 25 SepLincoln City1 - 1Chester CityLGE2
1999/2000Sat 23 OctLincoln City4 - 1Chester CityLGE2
1999/2000Sat 25 SepChester City1 - 3Lincoln CityLGE2
1997/1998Sat 10 JanLincoln City1 - 3Chester CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Chester City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Blues, with 3 goals against.

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The The Red Imps's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Chester City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 24 points from their 20 games played so far, Lincoln City are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 38 points from their 20 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Chester City623115119
Lincoln City6204596

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Chester City Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Lincoln City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.