FM Preview: Mansfield Town v Macclesfield Town 23 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Mansfield Town v Macclesfield Town fixture

Macclesfield Town travel to take on Mansfield Town at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Silkmen will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 5 and win only 2 of the 9 games.

The last time the two teams met at Mansfield Town was back in November 2007, over five years ago, with Mansfield Town annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 20 Nov Macclesfield 0 - 3 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2007/2008 Sat 12 Apr Macclesfield 0 - 0 Mansfield Town League Two
2007/2008 Sat 03 Nov Mansfield Town 5-0 Macclesfield League Two
2006/2007 Fri 23 Mar Mansfield Town 1 - 2 Macclesfield League Two
2006/2007 Sat 28 Oct Macclesfield 2 - 3 Mansfield Town League Two
2005/2006 Sat 04 Feb Mansfield Town 1 - 1 Macclesfield League Two
2005/2006 Tue 27 Sep Macclesfield 1 - 1 Mansfield Town League Two

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

Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Stags have rattled up an impressive 23 goals, and conceded 3.

The Silkmen have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Silkmen, and 7 goals against.

Mansfield Town are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 71 points from 36 games.

Macclesfield Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 55 from their 36 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Mansfield Town 6 6 0 0 13 4 18
Macclesfield Town 6 3 2 1 7 7 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Mansfield Town is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Mansfield Town Won 6 successive home games.
12 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 8 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 19 .
Macclesfield Town Undefeated in last 5 away games.
4 games since last defeat.

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