Mansfield 2-0 Scunthorpe: Rock-bottom Iron remain winless

Mansfield vs Scunthorpe
Sky Bet League Two
3:00pm Saturday 7th September

One Call Arena
(Att: 4772)

Mansfield picked up their first home win of the League Two effort.
The home side were far from their best but secured the win from Matt Preston and also Danny Rose.
The visitors, who are to get an off point this season, started confidently with Abo Eisa firing over. Seven minutes after the exact same player was booked to try to win a punishment.
Afterwards Jordan Clarke gave away the ball scunthorpe goalkeeper Rory Watson beat a Nicky Maynard effort in the 22nd minute away.
Preston slotted home CJ Hamilton’s cross in the back post to provide Mansfield the lead nine minutes later.
Jamie Proctor levelled four minutes before the period after he fired inches wide from a free-kick. However, Rose doubled the lead nine minutes into the second half.
Proctor headed off goal in the 74th minute as Iron failed to get back in the game.

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