FM Preview: Mansfield Town v Accrington Stanley 21 Dec 2013

Last updated : 20 December 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Mansfield Town v Accrington Stanley fixture

Accrington Stanley travel to take on Mansfield Town at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Reds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 13 and win only 4 of the 22 games.

The last time the two teams met at Mansfield Town was back in December 2007, over five years ago, with Accrington Stanley inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Stags in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2007/2008 Sat 29 Dec Mansfield Town 1-2 Accrington S. League Two
2007/2008 Sat 22 Sep Accrington S. 1 - 0 Mansfield Town League Two
2006/2007 Tue 16 Jan Accrington S. 3 - 2 Mansfield Town League Two
2006/2007 Sat 11 Nov Mansfield Town 1 - 0 Accrington S. F.A. Cup
2006/2007 Sat 23 Sep Mansfield Town 2 - 2 Accrington S. League Two
1960/1961 Sat 25 Mar Accrington S. 1 - 4 Mansfield Town Fourth Division
1960/1961 Wed 22 Mar Mansfield Town 0 - 0 Accrington S. Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While Stags have scored 5, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.

Accrington Stanley's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Reds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Mansfield Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 20 matches.

Accrington Stanley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 20 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Mansfield Town 6 0 3 3 7 15 3
Accrington Stanley 6 2 2 2 8 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Reds has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Mansfield Town. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Mansfield Town Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Accrington Stanley 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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