Mansfield vs Scunthorpe
Sky Bet League 2
3:00pm Saturday 7th September
1 Call Stadium
Mansfield picked up their first home win of the League Two effort.
The home side were far from their best but sealed the win of Matt Preston along with Danny Rose.
The visitors, who are to have an off point this year, began with Abo Eisa firing only over after 12 minutes. Seven minutes later the identical player was booked after diving to attempt to win a punishment.
Following Jordan Clarke gave the ball away, scunthorpe goalkeeper Rory Watson beat away a long-range Nicky Maynard effort in the 22nd minute.
Preston slotted home CJ Hamilton’s cross in the trunk to give the lead to Mansfield 2 minutes after.
Four minutes twenty before the period after he fired inches wide from a free-kick. Rose dropped the lead nine minutes after taking advantage of indecision involving Watson and Andy Butler.
As Iron didn’t get back in the game, proctor headed off goal in the 74th minute.
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