Mansfield Town play host to York City at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Stags are clearly on top, having won 22 and lost only 9 of the 37 games.
The last time the two teams met at Mansfield Town was back in October 2003, over five years ago, with Mansfield Town running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Tue 04 Nov||York City||1 - 1||Mansfield Town||CNFC|
|2008/2009||Tue 02 Sep||York City||1 - 1||Mansfield Town||CONF|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||York City||1 - 2||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 11 Oct||Mansfield Town||2-0||York City||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 13 Apr||York City||3 - 1||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Fri 23 Nov||Mansfield Town||1 - 1||York City||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 10 Mar||Mansfield Town||1 - 3||York City||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Mansfield Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
York City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Minstermen have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Mansfield Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 37 points from their 29 games played so far, York City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 30 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Stags's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past York City. Home Win
|Mansfield Town||Unbeaten run of 4 matches.|
|York City||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.