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Mansfield Town will be at The Energy Check County Ground on Saturday for the League Two showdown with home team Swindon Town.
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Swindon Town will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 0-1 EFL Trophy loss in their previous game against Exeter City.
The only name on the scoresheet from Swindon Town was Harrison Minturn (6' Own goal).
It has not been often in recent games where Swindon Town have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Swindon Town have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 games, shipping 14 goals during that time.
Going into this encounter, Swindon Town are without a home win in the past 2 matches in the league.
After tasting defeat last time out to Burton Albion in EFL Trophy competition, Mansfield Town will be hoping to turn things around here.
The only name on the scoresheet from Mansfield Town was George Cooper (21'). Cole Stockton (34') and Tom Hamer (53') scored for Burton Albion.
The numbers tell their own story, and Mansfield Town have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 5 goals overall. In defence, Mansfield Town have clearly had some problems. Having said that, it remains to be seen whether that pattern might be sustained here in this match.
Ahead of this clash, Mansfield Town are unbeaten in their last 14 league matches away from home. What a run it has been.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 29/12/2018 tells us that Swindon Town have won 3 of them & Mansfield Town 2, with the number of drawn games being 1.
A combined total of 20 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 11 of them from The Robins and 9 netted by The Stags. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.33.
The last league game between these clubs was League Two match day 40 on 07/04/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Swindon Town 2-4 Mansfield Town.
The match was refereed by Thomas Parsons.
Team News: Swindon Town
The Swindon Town manager Michael Flynn will be grateful to have no fitness worries to speak of before this match with a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: Mansfield Town
Thanks to a mainly full-strength squad, there is only the lone fitness worry for the Mansfield Town boss Nigel Clough to be concerned about. Alfie Kilgour (Achilles tendon rupture) won’t be in action.
We’re of the view that Swindon Town have it in them to find the net against this Mansfield Town outfit, although one goal possibly won’t be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re going for a tight encounter finishing with a 1-2 winning margin for Mansfield Town by the conclusion of the game. It really should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Energy Check County Ground (15,728)
Captain: Charlie Austin
Chairman: Clem Morfuni
Manager: Michael Flynn
Competitions: League Two position 11, EFL Trophy (Group G - South)
🔑 Star Man: Jake Young
Regularly taking to the field in the Striker position, Jake Young was born in England. After making a first senior appearance for Bradford City in the 2022 - 2023 season, the accomplished Forward has managed 13 league goals in this League Two 2023 - 2024 season so far in a total of 17 appearances.