FM Preview: Stockport County v Mansfield Town 01 Dec 2012

Footymad preview History of the Stockport County v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Stockport County at Edgeley Park 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 lose 23 and win only 6 of the 39 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Edgeley Park was just last season, in August 2011, with Mansfield Town inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Hatters in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Mon 09 Apr Mansfield Town 2 - 1 Stockport Co. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Mon 29 Aug Stockport Co. 0 - 1 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2007/2008 Wed 09 Apr Stockport Co. 2 - 1 Mansfield Town League Two
2007/2008 Sat 01 Sep Mansfield Town 4 - 2 Stockport Co. League Two
2006/2007 Sat 10 Feb Stockport Co. 1 - 0 Mansfield Town League Two
2006/2007 Sat 12 Aug Mansfield Town 1 - 1 Stockport Co. League Two
2005/2006 Sat 26 Nov Mansfield Town 2 - 1 Stockport Co. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Stockport County are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the Hatters in those games, with 10 conceded.

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Stags's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Stockport County see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 24 points from their 19 games played so far,

Mansfield Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 29 from their 19 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Stockport County 6 2 1 3 12 16 7
Mansfield Town 6 2 4 0 8 4 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Stags has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Stockport County. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Stockport County Won 3 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Mansfield Town Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.

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