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History of the Gateshead v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town travel to take on Gateshead at International Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Stags have recorded 4 wins, and Gateshead have come away with 8 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Gateshead was way back in the black-and-white days of April 1958, the Tynesiders carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Third Division (North) match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1957/1958Mon 28 AprMansfield Town3 - 0GatesheadD3N
1957/1958Mon 14 AprGateshead2 - 1Mansfield TownD3N
1956/1957Sat 30 MarGateshead1 - 1Mansfield TownD3N
1956/1957Sat 08 DecMansfield Town2 - 4GatesheadD3N
1955/1956Sat 21 AprMansfield Town3 - 1GatesheadD3N
1955/1956Sat 28 JanGateshead3 - 0Mansfield TownD3N
1954/1955Sat 23 AprMansfield Town0 - 1GatesheadD3N

Recent respective form guides

Gateshead have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Tynesiders in those games, with 5 conceded.

The Stags have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Stags's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Gateshead find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 21 points from their 22 matches. Mansfield Town's total of 37 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Mansfield Town are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Gateshead. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Gateshead Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Mansfield Town No win in the 3 most recent games.