There was plenty of festive cheer at Meadow Lane on Boxing Day, as Scott Wilson hit a clinical brace to fire Sol Campbell's side off the foot of the Sky Bet League Two table.
In what proved to be a crucial victory, Macc produced an inspired performance as an army of devoted Silkmen fans willed them on from the first minute until the last.
After an encouraging first half-hour, the visitors took the lead on 36 minutes when Wilson fired an unstoppable drive past Ross Fitzsimons. It was no more than our blue and white clad warriors deserved, as they had defiantly sought to attack our illustrious hosts right from the off.
Kane Hemmings restored parity shortly after the hour mark to set up a grandstand finish, with both sets of fans vehemently willing their side on.
The stage was set for a hero and that duly came nine minutes from time, as Wilson calmly slotted the ball home to send the travelling contingent into delirium.
Emotions boiled over during injury time, as Harry Smith and Keston Davies saw red - yet nobody could deny Macc a memorable victory at one of the most iconic stadiums in English football.
Here are the match highlights -