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History of the Mansfield Town v Macclesfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Macclesfield Town at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 8 games played, Stags have recorded 4 wins, and Macclesfield have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was less than a year ago, in March 2007, with Macclesfield inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Stags in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Fri 23 MarMansfield Town1-2MacclesfieldLGE2
2006/2007Sat 28 OctMacclesfield2 - 3Mansfield TownLGE2
2005/2006Sat 04 FebMansfield Town1 - 1MacclesfieldLGE2
2005/2006Tue 27 SepMacclesfield1 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
2004/2005Sat 23 AprMacclesfield3 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
2004/2005Sat 06 NovMansfield Town0 - 1MacclesfieldLGE2
2004/2005Tue 02 NovMacclesfield4 - 0Mansfield TownASSM

Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Stags's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Macclesfield's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Silkmen's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Mansfield Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 13 matches. Macclesfield find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 14 points from their 13 matches.

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

These are testing times at Field Mill for the Stags and the Madmen are unable to see past Macclesfield claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Mansfield Town 16 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Macclesfield Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.