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

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

1 Call Arena
(Att: 4772)

Mansfield picked up their first home win of the League Two campaign after a 2-0 victory over rock-bottom Scunthorpe.
The home side were away in their best but secured the win with goals in either half of Danny Rose and also Matt Preston.
The people, who are to acquire an away point this year, began with Abo Eisa firing over. Seven minutes later the exact same player was booked after diving to try to win a penalty.
Scunthorpe goalkeeper Rory Watson beat away a Nicky Maynard campaign in the 22nd minute, following Jordan Clarke gave the ball away.
Preston slotted home CJ Hamilton’s cross to give Mansfield the lead 2 minutes.
Jamie Proctor levelled four minutes before the interval after he fired inches wide from a free-kick. After making the most of indecision between Watson and Andy Butler Rose doubled the lead nine minutes into the second half.
As Iron failed to get back into the game proctor headed off target from the 74th minute.

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