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History of the Chester City v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Chester City at The Saunders Honda Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 48 games played, Stags have recorded 15 wins, and Chester City have come away with 17 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 06 MarMansfield Town2 - 1Chester CityLGE2
2006/2007Sat 27 JanChester City1 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
2005/2006Tue 24 JanMansfield Town1 - 2Chester CityLGE2
2005/2006Fri 02 SepChester City3 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
2004/2005Fri 25 MarMansfield Town0 - 0Chester CityLGE2
2004/2005Sat 14 AugChester City0 - 3Mansfield TownLGE2
1999/2000Sat 25 MarChester City5 - 0Mansfield TownLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Chester City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Blues's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Stags have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chester City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 36 points from their 24 games so far. Mansfield Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 16 points from their 23 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Chester City61149164
Mansfield Town62045106

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Blues, as the Stags have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Chester City 6 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Mansfield Town 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.