Mansfield Town play host to 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 25 games.
The last time the two teams met at Mansfield Town was more than a decade ago, in December 1998, with Southport inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Stags in a F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Southport||1 - 2||Mansfield Town||CONF|
|1998/1999||Sat 05 Dec||Mansfield Town||1-2||Southport||FAC|
|1974/1975||Tue 18 Mar||Southport||1 - 1||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|1974/1975||Sat 17 Aug||Mansfield Town||2 - 1||Southport||LGE2|
|1972/1973||Fri 02 Mar||Southport||3 - 1||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|1972/1973||Sat 07 Oct||Mansfield Town||3 - 3||Southport||LGE2|
|1969/1970||Wed 01 Apr||Mansfield Town||5 - 0||Southport||LGE1|
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. The Stags's have scored 13 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 14.
The away form of Southport is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Sandgrounders have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Mansfield Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 43 points from their 31 games played so far, Southport find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 31 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Mansfield Town are not exactly setting the world alight at Field Mill at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Southport in this game. Home Win
|Mansfield Town||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Southport||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.