FM Preview: Cambridge United v Mansfield Town 06 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Cambridge United v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Cambridge United at Abbey Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Stags will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Abbey Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Mansfield Town inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the U's in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 06 Mar Cambridge U. 1 - 2 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Mansfield Town 1 - 2 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 28 Dec Cambridge U. 1 - 5 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Mansfield Town 1 - 0 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Mon 05 Apr Cambridge U. 3 - 2 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Mon 28 Dec Mansfield Town 2 - 1 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2008/2009 Tue 10 Mar Cambridge U. 2 - 1 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Cambridge United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While U's have scored 10, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Stags have hit 9 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cambridge United see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 13 points from their 12 games played so far,

Mansfield Town's 17 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cambridge United 6 1 1 4 13 18 4
Mansfield Town 6 3 2 1 11 7 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Stags out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Cambridge United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cambridge United Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Mansfield Town Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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