FM Preview: Ebbsfleet United v Mansfield Town 28 Jan 2012

Last updated : 27 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Ebbsfleet United v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town pack their bags to visit Ebbsfleet United at Stonebridge Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The two previous games have resulted in one drawn game and one defeat for the Stags.

The previous match played between the two at Stonebridge Road was within the last three years, in November 2009, the Fleet carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Ebbsfleet Utd. 2-1 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 22 Aug Mansfield Town 3 - 0 Ebbsfleet Utd. (Conference) Premier
2008/2009 Tue 07 Apr Mansfield Town 2 - 0 Ebbsfleet Utd. (Conference) Premier
2008/2009 Sat 09 Aug Ebbsfleet Utd. 2 - 2 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Ebbsfleet United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Fleet in those games, with 9 conceded.

The away form of Mansfield Town is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Stags have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ebbsfleet United see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 37 points from their 30 games played so far,

Mansfield Town's 46 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ebbsfleet United 6 4 0 2 16 11 12
Mansfield Town 6 2 3 1 8 8 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Fleet, as the Stags have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ebbsfleet United Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Mansfield Town Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.

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