FM Preview: Southport v Mansfield Town 19 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Southport v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Southport at Haig Avenue on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 27 games played, Stags have recorded 6 wins, and Southport have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Haig Avenue was just last season, in December 2011, with Southport running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 10 Nov Mansfield Town 1 - 0 Southport (Conference) Premier
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

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Recent respective form guides

Southport have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Sandgrounders have scored 10, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Mansfield Town however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Those games have seen the Stags pummel 14 goals, and let in 6.

Southport see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 34 points from their 26 games played so far,

Mansfield Town's 38 points from 24 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
Southport 6 3 1 2 12 10 10
Mansfield Town 6 3 0 3 10 8 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Stags's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Southport, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southport 6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Mansfield Town Undefeated in last 6 away games.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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