City Draw Silkmen
City have failed to beat Macclesfield in any of the last 5 meetings, while 5 of the 11 games played between the two sides have ended in goalless draws. The last meeting ended 3-1 in Macclesfield's favour.
One City-Macclesfield FA Cup tie has been played before, in 1999. Following a 0-0 draw at Moss Rose, City came out 4-0 victors in the replay, with John Eyre getting a brace and David Brown and Mark Greaves also on the scoresheet. Mike Edwards and Justin Whittle are the only survivors of that game still at the club.