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History of the Mansfield Town v Stockport County fixture

Mansfield Town are ready to welcome Stockport County to Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Stags are clearly on top, having won 23 and lost only 7 of the 39 games.

The previous match played between the two at Field Mill was within the last three years, in October 2003, with Stockport Co. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Stags in a (Associate Members) match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 06 AugStockport Co.2 - 2Mansfield TownLGE2
2003/2004Tue 14 OctMansfield Town1-2Stockport Co.ASSM
2002/2003Thu 26 DecMansfield Town4 - 2Stockport Co.LGE1
2002/2003Mon 26 AugStockport Co.2 - 0Mansfield TownLGE1
1997/1998Tue 26 AugStockport Co.6 - 3Mansfield TownLGEC
1997/1998Tue 12 AugMansfield Town4 - 2Stockport Co.LGEC
1996/1997Sat 07 DecMansfield Town0 - 3Stockport Co.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.

The away form of Stockport Co. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Hatters have hit 5 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Mansfield Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola League Two with a return of just 16 points from their 17 games thus far. Stockport Co. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 18 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Mansfield Town630312109
Stockport Co.622210148

FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Stags to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Mansfield TownBeen beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Stockport Co.Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.