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, having won 14 and lost only 6 of the 26 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was less than a year ago, in April 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a (Conference) Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|1972/1973||Fri 02 Mar||Southport||3 - 1||Mansfield Town||Fourth Division|
|1972/1973||Sat 07 Oct||Mansfield Town||3 - 3||Southport||Fourth Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Mansfield Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Stags in those games, with 6 conceded.
The Sandgrounders have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The Sandgrounders's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 10 against.
Mansfield Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 26 points from their 14 games so far.
Southport's 25 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Mansfield Town at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Stags will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Mansfield Town||Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Southport||4 successive away victories.
7 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here