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Macclesfield Town: Pre-Match Stats

Posted by Matt Howitt
Posted on Sun 31 Dec 2017
Posted in First Team

The Vanarama National League returns on the first day of the New Year and FC Halifax Town will be looking to get off to a bright start in 2018 as they face Macclesfield Town for the second time in less than a week. Here are some stats that are worth noting ahead of this fixture:

  1. Macclesfield have been on scintillating form of late, currently undefeated in nine games.
  2. Halifax have managed to turn their previous poor run of form around, only suffering one defeat in their last four fixtures.
  3. There is some distance between both teams in the National League this season, with Macclesfield currently leading the National League by five points, whereas Halifax sit in 14th
  4. Macclesfield look dangerous on the road this season and are currently undefeated in their last four away games.
  5. Both teams boast similar goal scoring records coming into this game, with Halifax scoring 30 goals at home compared to Macclesfield’s 34 goals in away games.
  6. Surprisingly, considered their position at the top of the table, Macclesfield only have the 13th most goals in the National League this season. Halifax occupy the 17th spot for goals scored.
  7. Macclesfield have currently picked up more away points than any other team in the league, with 26 from 13 games.
  8. Halifax at home, however, have the 14th best home record in the National League, earning 19 points from their 14 games at the Shay.
  9. Macclesfield have picked up more of their wins this season on their travels, picking up eight of their fifteen wins from away fixtures.
  10. Halifax however have picked up most of their wins at the Shay, with five of their eight total wins coming at home.

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