Mansfield Town face a trip to Gateshead at International Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, Stags have recorded 5 wins, and Gateshead have come away with 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 06 Feb||Mansfield Town||0 - 2||Gateshead||CONF|
|2009/2010||Tue 01 Dec||Gateshead||1 - 3||Mansfield Town||CONF|
|1957/1958||Mon 28 Apr||Mansfield Town||3 - 0||Gateshead||D3N|
|1957/1958||Mon 14 Apr||Gateshead||2 - 1||Mansfield Town||D3N|
|1956/1957||Sat 30 Mar||Gateshead||1 - 1||Mansfield Town||D3N|
|1956/1957||Sat 08 Dec||Mansfield Town||2 - 4||Gateshead||D3N|
|1955/1956||Sat 21 Apr||Mansfield Town||3 - 1||Gateshead||D3N|
Recent respective form guides
Gateshead have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 4 to 2.
Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Stags's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Gateshead's 18 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Mansfield Town's total of 22 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Stags could well see them head back from International Stadium with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Gateshead||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Mansfield Town||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.