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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Fri 23 Mar||Mansfield Town||1-2||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Macclesfield||2 - 3||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Feb||Mansfield Town||1 - 1||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Tue 27 Sep||Macclesfield||1 - 1||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Apr||Macclesfield||3 - 1||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 06 Nov||Mansfield Town||0 - 1||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Tue 02 Nov||Macclesfield||4 - 0||Mansfield Town||ASSM|
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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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.
|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.