FM Preview: Barrow v Macclesfield Town 26 Mar 2013

Last updated : 25 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Barrow v Macclesfield Town fixture

Barrow prepare to entertain Macclesfield Town at Holker Street on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Though only 25% of the games played between the two sides have resulted in a win for the Bluebirds.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Holker Street was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 29 Dec Macclesfield 4 - 1 Barrow F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Tue 18 Dec Barrow 1-1 Macclesfield F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Mon 27 Aug Macclesfield 2 - 0 Barrow (Conference) Premier
1991/1992 Tue 17 Mar Macclesfield 0 - 1 Barrow Conference
1991/1992 Tue 26 Nov Barrow 2 - 0 Macclesfield Conference
1990/1991 Tue 26 Mar Macclesfield 3 - 0 Barrow Conference
1990/1991 Tue 18 Sep Barrow 1 - 1 Macclesfield Conference

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

Recent respective form guides

Barrow have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

The away form of Macclesfield Town however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Silkmen, and 7 goals against.

Barrow are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 40 points from their 38 games thus far.

Macclesfield Town find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 55 points they have accumulated from 36 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Barrow 6 2 1 3 5 6 7
Macclesfield Town 6 3 2 1 7 7 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Barrow are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Macclesfield Town running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Barrow 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Macclesfield Town Undefeated in last 5 away games.
4 games since last defeat.

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