Mansfield pack their bags to visit Carlisle United at Brunton Park Stadium on Saturday 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 16 and win only 7 of the 30 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was within the last three years, in November 2001, with Mansfield inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Cumbrians in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2001/2002||Sat 20 Apr||Mansfield||2 - 0||Carlisle Utd.||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 10 Nov||Carlisle Utd.||0 - 1||Mansfield||LD3|
|2000/2001||Sat 27 Jan||Carlisle Utd.||2 - 1||Mansfield||LD3|
|2000/2001||Fri 22 Dec||Mansfield||1 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||LD3|
|1999/2000||Sat 29 Jan||Carlisle Utd.||0 - 2||Mansfield||LD3|
|1999/2000||Sat 28 Aug||Mansfield||1 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||LD3|
|1998/1999||Sat 20 Feb||Carlisle Utd.||0 - 0||Mansfield||LD3|
Recent respective form guides
Carlisle United's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Cumbrians have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Mansfield's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Stags have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Carlisle Utd. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 17 games have yielded only 5 points. Mansfield are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 32 points from 17 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been an indifferent run of form for the Stags of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Brunton Park Stadium with Mansfield coasting to victory. Away win
|Carlisle Utd.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Mansfield||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.