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History of the Mansfield Town v York City fixture

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.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 04 NovYork City1 - 1Mansfield TownCNFC
2008/2009Tue 02 SepYork City1 - 1Mansfield TownCONF
2003/2004Sat 14 FebYork City1 - 2Mansfield TownLGE2
2003/2004Sat 11 OctMansfield Town2-0York CityLGE2
2001/2002Sat 13 AprYork City3 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
2001/2002Fri 23 NovMansfield Town1 - 1York CityLGE2
2000/2001Sat 10 MarMansfield Town1 - 3York CityLGE2

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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Mansfield Town64117413
York City6222988

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

Sequence statistics:
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.