FM Preview: Lincoln City v Mansfield Town 18 Oct 2011

Last updated : 17 October 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Lincoln City v Mansfield Town fixture

Lincoln City are ready to welcome Mansfield Town to Sincil Bank Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 32 games played, Red Imps have recorded 14 wins, and Mansfield Town have come away with 10 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Sincil Bank Stadium was more than three years back, in January 2008, with Mansfield Town inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Red Imps in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2007/2008 Tue 29 Jan Lincoln City 1-2 Mansfield Town League Two
2007/2008 Sat 18 Aug Mansfield Town 1 - 3 Lincoln City League Two
2006/2007 Sat 03 Mar Lincoln City 1 - 2 Mansfield Town League Two
2006/2007 Sat 26 Aug Mansfield Town 2 - 4 Lincoln City League Two
2005/2006 Sat 08 Apr Lincoln City 1 - 1 Mansfield Town League Two
2005/2006 Mon 02 Jan Mansfield Town 0 - 0 Lincoln City League Two
2004/2005 Sat 29 Jan Lincoln City 2 - 0 Mansfield Town League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Red Imps's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The away form of Mansfield Town however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Stags, and 8 goals against.

Lincoln City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 15 points from their 16 games thus far.

Mansfield Town's 26 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Lincoln City 6 2 1 3 7 10 7
Mansfield Town 6 2 2 2 8 10 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Red Imps at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Stags come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Lincoln City Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Mansfield Town Undefeated in last 6 away games.

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