FM Preview: Newport County v Mansfield Town 18 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Newport County v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Newport County at Newport Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Stags will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

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

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Mansfield Town 5 - 0 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Mansfield Town 3 - 3 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 15 Jan Mansfield Town 4 - 2 Newport Co. Trophy
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Newport Co. 1-0 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
1986/1987 Tue 17 Mar Newport Co. 0 - 3 Mansfield Town Third Division
1986/1987 Tue 25 Nov Mansfield Town 1 - 0 Newport Co. Third Division
1974/1975 Mon 31 Mar Newport Co. 2 - 1 Mansfield Town Fourth Division

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Newport County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Exiles score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 1.

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Newport County find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 31 matches.

Mansfield Town's 49 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newport County 6 4 2 0 13 5 14
Mansfield Town 6 3 3 0 10 5 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Mansfield Town on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Newport County. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newport County Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Mansfield Town Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.

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