Crawley Town - Mansfield Town: Small difference between teams in League Two clash

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Competition: England League Two
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: The People's Pension Stadium (30750 seats)

This game involves two squads residing in the basement of the League Two, Crawley Town having 17th position and Mansfield Town sitting at 18th. A decent opportunity for one of the contenders to better their position.

Insights:
  • Crawley Town have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Mansfield Town have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

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Crawley Town form and stats

Crawley Town have collected 12 points from their League Two home games so far after 3-3-3.

The spoils were shared in Crawley Town's previous game, also at home. Visiting Newport County (placed 9th) travelled back with a draw after a 1-1 scoreline. Midfield player Jake Hessenthaler got a match rating of 7.3 in that game, the max score being 10. Hessenthaler hit two key passes.

Before that match, a win away at Barrow.

This is expected to be a close game, with Crawley perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Crawley Town as a small favourite), we find 15 games. Crawley Town has won eight of these, drawn three and lost four.

Crawley are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 11 goals in 9 games. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Crawley defense is not exactly impregnable. 14 goals conceded from 9 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above. It's worth mentioning that 8 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Mansfield Town form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Mansfield Town so far with only 5 points returning home. The records show 1-2-5 (win-draw-lose).

Two away games in a row for Mansfield Town, who will hope to get a better result in this one after losing 0-2 versus Sutton United in the League Two. Stephen McLaughlin, who plays in defense, got the "man of the match" on his team with the rating 8.12. McLaughlin hit three key passes and won 7 of 10 duels.

Prior to that match, a home win 3-1 against Scunthorpe United.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found eight similar matches played by Mansfield Town in our archives, and the results are: two wins for Mansfield Town, one draw and five defeats.

The attacking power of Mansfield when travelling is not overwhelming with 5 goals scored from 8 league matches away. It's worth mentioning that 3 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. In the opposite end, Mansfield have conceded 12 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

Crawley-Mansfield Town H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Crawley Town three wins, Mansfield Town three wins, four draws. three of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

CrawleyK. Appiah
K. Appiah
7 goals
Mansfield TownO. Hawkins
O. Hawkins
4 goals
Mansfield TownD. Johnson
D. Johnson
4 goals

Crawley Town missing players

Mansfield Town missing players

Crawley Town Mansfield Town
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
17 9 1 Played P 2 8 18
6 3 1 Won W 1 1 5
3 3 0 Drew D 1 2 5
8 3 0 Lost L 0 5 8
19 11 2 Scored S 3 5 19
26 14 1 Conceded C 2 12 24
94% 89% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 88% 89%
59% 78% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 75% 78%
53% 67% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 38% 44%
24% 33% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 12% 22%
12% 11% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 6%
59% 78% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 50% 61%
24% 11% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 12% 17%
24% 22% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 50% 33%
 
4.4 3.4 4 Corners for (avg) C F 6 4.2 4.5
5.1 5.7 0 Corners against (avg) C A 4 4.9 4.7
1.6 1.9 5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2 2.1
3 3 0 Red cards R C 0 1 4
 
10.2 9.6 11 Shots (avg) S ( 15 11.1 12.4
3.1 3.1 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5 3 3.1
36% 39% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 30% 21% 35%
 
12.1 11.6 11 Shots against (avg) S A 11 11.4 10.4
4.9 5.7 3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4 3.9 3.8
Key stats in League Two this season:
  • Crawley Town have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Crawley Town have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Mansfield Town have scored away.
  • Crawley Town have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Mansfield Town have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Forest Green Rovers 17 11 4 2 32 14 8 5 1 2 14 9 9 6 3 0 18 5 18 37
2 Exeter City 18 8 8 2 30 20 9 5 4 0 16 8 9 3 4 2 14 12 10 32
3 Swindon Town 17 9 5 3 27 17 8 2 3 3 9 10 9 7 2 0 18 7 10 32
4 Northampton Town 18 9 4 5 24 15 9 6 1 2 15 7 9 3 3 3 9 8 9 31
5 Port Vale 18 8 5 5 30 20 9 4 3 2 14 8 9 4 2 3 16 12 10 29
6 Harrogate Town 18 8 5 5 32 23 9 3 4 2 16 12 9 5 1 3 16 11 9 29
7 Sutton United 18 9 2 7 27 22 8 5 0 3 15 9 10 4 2 4 12 13 5 29
8 Leyton Orient 18 6 10 2 32 16 9 5 3 1 19 4 9 1 7 1 13 12 16 28
9 Newport County 18 7 6 5 29 22 8 3 3 2 15 8 10 4 3 3 14 14 7 27
10 Tranmere Rovers 18 7 5 6 15 14 9 6 0 3 10 6 9 1 5 3 5 8 1 26
11 Walsall 18 6 6 6 21 22 9 3 3 3 12 13 9 3 3 3 9 9 -1 24
12 Bradford City 18 5 8 5 24 22 9 3 5 1 15 11 9 2 3 4 9 11 2 23
13 Rochdale 18 5 8 5 23 23 9 2 4 3 10 11 9 3 4 2 13 12 0 23
14 Bristol Rovers 18 6 5 7 22 27 9 4 1 4 12 14 9 2 4 3 10 13 -5 23
15 Hartlepool United 18 7 2 9 20 28 9 6 1 2 14 10 9 1 1 7 6 18 -8 23
16 Salford City 18 5 6 7 20 19 10 3 5 2 11 7 8 2 1 5 9 12 1 21
17 Crawley Town 17 6 3 8 19 26 9 3 3 3 11 14 8 3 0 5 8 12 -7 21
18 Mansfield Town 18 5 5 8 19 24 10 4 3 3 14 12 8 1 2 5 5 12 -5 20
19 Colchester United 17 5 5 7 15 21 9 3 2 4 9 11 8 2 3 3 6 10 -6 20
20 Barrow 18 4 7 7 20 23 9 2 4 3 11 12 9 2 3 4 9 11 -3 19
21 Stevenage 18 4 6 8 15 30 9 3 4 2 9 10 9 1 2 6 6 20 -15 18
22 Oldham Athletic 18 4 3 11 16 28 9 2 1 6 10 16 9 2 2 5 6 12 -12 15
23 Carlisle United 18 2 7 9 12 28 9 1 5 3 5 9 9 1 2 6 7 19 -16 13
24 Scunthorpe United 18 2 7 9 14 34 9 2 3 4 7 14 9 0 4 5 7 20 -20 13

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The English Football League Two (usually referred to as League Two) is the fourth highest division in English football. The League Two league table has 24 teams playing each other home and away for a total of 552 fixtures. Seasons run from August to May. Four teams are promoted and four relegated.