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

Mansfield vs Scunthorpe
Sky Bet League 2
3:00pm Saturday 7th September

One Call Arena
(Att: 4772)

Mansfield picked up their first home win of the League Two campaign.
The home side were away in their best but sealed the win with goals in either half of Danny Rose and also Matt Preston.
The visitors, who are to find an away point this season, started confidently with Abo Eisa shooting over. Seven minutes later the same player was booked after diving to attempt and win a punishment.
Scunthorpe goalkeeper Rory Watson beat a long-time Nicky Maynard attempt in the 22nd minute, after Jordan Clarke gave away the ball.
Preston slotted home CJ Hamilton’s cross to give Mansfield the lead two minutes.
Jamie Proctor levelled four minutes before the interval when he fired inches wide from a free-kick. Rose dropped the lead nine minutes into the second half, after taking advantage of indecision involving Andy Butler and Watson.
As Iron failed to get back in the game proctor headed off target in the 74th minute.

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