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Tuesday’s EFL Trophy fixture list features Burton Albion facing off with Mansfield Town.
All Burton Albion v Mansfield Town match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Burton Albion won’t want a repeat of their last result here following the 2-0 League One defeat last time out to Northampton Town.
Marc Leonard (54') and Sam Hoskins (78') scored for Northampton Town.
In their past six fixtures, Dino Maamria's Burton Albion have seen rewards for their attempts on goal 7 times, an average number of goals scored per match of 1.17.
Mansfield Town will go into the meeting following a 2-0 League Two win versus Newport County in their last match.
The only player to score from Mansfield Town was Davis Keillor-Dunn (4', 52').
The numbers tell their own story, and Mansfield Town have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 6 goals overall. In defence, Mansfield Town could really do with shoring things up. That pattern isn’t assured to be carried forward into this next game, of course.
Head to head
An examination of their past head-to-head clashes going back to 29/12/2008 tells us that Burton Albion have won 4 of them & Mansfield Town 1, with the number of draws standing at 1.
An aggregate of 12 goals were produced between them in this period, with 8 of them for The Brewers and 4 created by The Stags. That is an average goals per game value of 2.
The previous league game between the two was EFL Trophy match day 8 on 12/11/2019 which ended up with the score at Burton Albion 1-2 Mansfield Town.
Team News: Burton Albion
The Burton Albion boss Dino Maamria will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns at all before this clash owing to a completely healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Mansfield Town
Thanks to a largely full-strength squad, there’s only the sole fitness problem for the Mansfield Town manager Nigel Clough to be concerned with. Alfie Kilgour (Achilles tendon rupture) misses out for this game.
We believe that Mansfield Town have the firepower to score against this Burton Albion team, although it is unlikely to be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re going for a very close game with a 2-1 winning score for Burton Albion when all is said and done. Let’s see what eventuates.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Pirelli Stadium (6,912)
Captain: John Brayford
Chairman: Ben Robinson
Manager: Dino Maamria
Competitions: League One position 14, EFL Trophy (Group H - North)
⭐ Star Man: Joe Powell
Usually playing in the Centre Midfield position, Joe Powell was born in England. Having made a first senior appearance for Burton Albion in the 2022 - 2023 season, the dangerous Midfielder has struck 4 league goals in the League One 2023 - 2024 season to date in a total of 17 appearances.