FM Preview: Stockport County v Mansfield Town 15 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Stockport County v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Stockport County at Edgeley Park on Tuesday evening, 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 have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 14 to 12.

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Stags, and 10 goals against.

Stockport County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 28 points from 25 matches.

Mansfield Town's 35 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Stockport County 6 1 1 4 7 13 4
Mansfield Town 6 3 0 3 11 8 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Mansfield Town are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Stockport County Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Mansfield Town Undefeated in last 5 away games.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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