Mansfield vs Scunthorpe
Sky Bet League Two
3:00pm Saturday 7th September
One Call Arena
Mansfield picked up their first home win of the League Two campaign.
The home side were far in their best but sealed the win with goals in either half of Danny Rose and Matt Preston.
The visitors, who are yet to find an away point this year, began confidently with Abo Eisa shooting over. Seven minutes after the identical player was booked to attempt and win a punishment.
After Jordan Clarke gave the ball away scunthorpe goalkeeper Rory Watson beat away a long-range Nicky Maynard campaign in the 22nd minute.
Preston slotted home CJ Hamilton’s cross in the trunk to provide Mansfield the lead nine minutes later.
Jamie Proctor nearly levelled four minutes when he fired inches wide by a free-kick. After making the most of indecision involving Watson along with Andy Butler however, Rose dropped the lead nine minutes into the second half.
As Iron didn’t get back into the game proctor headed off goal from the 74th minute.
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