FootyMAD's Swansea City match preview

History of the Swansea City v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Swansea City at Vetch Field on Friday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Stags will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2003, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 23 MarMansfield Town1 - 1Swansea CityLGE2
2003/2004Sat 30 AugSwansea City4 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
2001/2002Sat 16 MarSwansea City2 - 0Mansfield TownLGE2
2001/2002Sat 01 DecMansfield Town3 - 0Swansea CityLGE2
1999/2000Mon 24 AprMansfield Town0 - 1Swansea CityLGE2
1999/2000Sat 02 OctSwansea City0 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
1998/1999Tue 23 FebSwansea City1 - 0Mansfield TownLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Swans in those games, with 3 conceded.

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Stags's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Swansea City are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 20 points from their 11 games. Mansfield Town's total of 18 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swansea City64118213
Mansfield Town6141697

FootyMad's prediction ...

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Swansea City may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Swansea City Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Mansfield Town Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.