Mansfield Town face a trip to Carlisle United at Brunton Park 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 was two seasons ago, in November 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Apr||Mansfield Town||2 - 3||Carlisle Utd.||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 15 Nov||Carlisle Utd.||0 - 2||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 20 Apr||Mansfield Town||2 - 0||Carlisle Utd.||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 10 Nov||Carlisle Utd.||0 - 1||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 27 Jan||Carlisle Utd.||2 - 1||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Fri 22 Dec||Mansfield Town||1 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Sat 29 Jan||Carlisle Utd.||0 - 2||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
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.
The away form of Mansfield Town is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Stags have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Carlisle Utd.'s 17 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Mansfield Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 13 games have yielded only 10 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Cumbrians, as the Stags have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home 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 Town||Not won in previous 10 away matches.|