Our prediction for this League 2 match:
After sharing the spoils with Newport County in their last league match, Crawley Town will look to return to winning ways when they host Mansfield Town to their People’s Pension Stadium on Matchday 19. The Red Devils failed to win the previous four home fixtures in the League Two, but this game could be the turning point for the home side. A man to watch in the home team will be Ghana international Kwesi Appiah, who has been in a fine form of late.
The Yellows, on the other hand, failed to extend their winning run to four games on Tuesday evening, with Sutton putting an end to their winning streak. Mansfield Town midfielder George Lapslie is pushing for a start, while Nathaniel Bowery should continue to lead the line for the visitors. Anyhow, the hosts want this win more than the visitors, and we predict that John Yems’ troops are going to pick up all three points from the match.
Highlighted Player (Lewis Young ):
Lewis Young is an experienced defender who plays for Crawley Town in the League Two. Young has a very interesting football career as he played for eight English clubs before joining Crawley Town.
The Watford product had an opportunity to play for the likes of Hereford United, Burton Albion, Forest Green, Northampton Town, Yeovil Town, Aldershot Town, and Bury, but he has never received a call-up for the England national team. Lewis Young wears the No. 2 shirt at Crawley Town’s primary position is right-back, but he is capable of producing fine displays as a right midfielder as well.
It is well known that Lewis Young is the younger brother of Inter Milan full-back Ashley Young, who played for the likes of Watford, Aston Villa, and Manchester United in the Premier League. Lewis Young has a dual citizenship as his father is of Jamaican descent. He was born in Stevenage, England on September 27, 1989.
Highlighted Team (Mansfield):
Founded in 1897, Mansfield Town are a professional club that compete in the League 2, the English fourth tier. The Stags are well known for their yellow shirts and blue shorts, while the colour of their away kit is black. Field Mill is the club’s home ground, the stadium with the capacity of 9,186.
The venue was built back in 1861 and renovated in 1999. Chesterfield and Notts County are regarded as the club’s fiercest rivals. Mansfield Town did well to win the Football League Trophy in 1986/1987 season, with the team beating Bristol City on penalties at Wembley Stadium.
The two teams played out a 1-1 draw in the regular time, with Kevin Kent and Glyn Riley scoring for Mansfield Town and Bristol City respectively. Goalkeeper Rod Arnold is the player with most appearances as he played 513 games for the Stags in all competitions.