Cambridge U. play host to Chester City at Abbey Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 1 of the 12 previous games, with the U's winning just 6.
The last time the two teams met at Cambridge U. was back in January 1999, over five years ago, the U's carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division Three match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Sep||Chester City||0 - 0||Cambridge U.||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Sat 23 Jan||Cambridge U.||2-1||Chester City||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Tue 01 Sep||Chester City||0 - 3||Cambridge U.||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Sat 24 Jan||Cambridge U.||1 - 2||Chester City||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Sat 23 Aug||Chester City||1 - 1||Cambridge U.||LGE2|
|1996/1997||Sat 22 Mar||Cambridge U.||2 - 2||Chester City||LGE2|
|1996/1997||Sat 24 Aug||Chester City||1 - 1||Cambridge U.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Cambridge United's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While U's have scored 8, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
Chester City's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Blues's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Cambridge U. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 27 games have yielded only 19 points. Chester City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 29 from their 26 matches played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Abbey Stadium for the U's and the Madmen are unable to see past Chester City claiming victory in a close match.
|Cambridge U.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
|Chester City||An overall losing run of 2 games.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.