FM Preview: Mansfield Town v Southport 10 Nov 2012

Footymad preview History of the Mansfield Town v Southport fixture

Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Southport at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Stags are clearly on top, winning 51.85% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was just last season, in October 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Dec Southport 3 - 1 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Mansfield Town 1-3 Southport (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 05 Apr Mansfield Town 2 - 2 Southport (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 11 Sep Southport 1 - 2 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
1998/1999 Sat 05 Dec Mansfield Town 1 - 2 Southport F.A. Cup
1974/1975 Tue 18 Mar Southport 1 - 1 Mansfield Town Fourth Division
1974/1975 Sat 17 Aug Mansfield Town 2 - 1 Southport Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These games have seen the Stags score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 1.

The away form of Southport is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Sandgrounders have hit 9 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Mansfield Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 22 points from their 16 games played so far,

Southport find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 17 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Mansfield Town 6 2 3 1 4 4 9
Southport 6 2 1 3 11 14 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Southport is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Stags in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Mansfield Town Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Southport 6 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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