FM Preview: Mansfield Town v Cambridge United 05 Nov 2011

Footymad preview History of the Mansfield Town v Cambridge United fixture

Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Cambridge United at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Stags are clearly on top, winning 9 and drawing 4 of the 14 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was just last season, in August 2010, the Stags carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2008/2009 Sat 20 Sep Mansfield Town 1 - 1 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2004/2005 Tue 11 Jan Mansfield Town 0 - 0 Cambridge U. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Stags have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Cambridge United however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the U's, and 3 goals against.

Mansfield Town find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 30 points they have accumulated from 17 games.

Cambridge United's total of 33 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Mansfield Town 6 2 3 1 9 9 9
Cambridge United 6 4 2 0 19 9 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Mansfield Town's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Cambridge United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Mansfield Town Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Cambridge United Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.

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