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:|
|1957/1958||Mon 28 Apr||Mansfield Town||3 - 0||Gateshead||D3N|
|1957/1958||Mon 14 Apr||Gateshead||2 - 1||Mansfield Town||D3N|
|1956/1957||Sat 30 Mar||Gateshead||1 - 1||Mansfield Town||D3N|
|1956/1957||Sat 08 Dec||Mansfield Town||2 - 4||Gateshead||D3N|
|1955/1956||Sat 21 Apr||Mansfield Town||3 - 1||Gateshead||D3N|
|1955/1956||Sat 28 Jan||Gateshead||3 - 0||Mansfield Town||D3N|
|1954/1955||Sat 23 Apr||Mansfield Town||0 - 1||Gateshead||D3N|
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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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
|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.|