Mansfield vs Scunthorpe
Sky Bet League 2
3:00pm Saturday 7th September
1 Call Arena
Mansfield picked up their first home win of their League Two effort.
The home side were far in their best but sealed the win with goals in either half from Matt Preston along with Danny Rose.
The visitors, who are to have an away point this year, started with Abo Eisa shooting over after 12 minutes. Seven minutes after the exact same player was booked following diving to try and win a penalty.
Scunthorpe goalkeeper Rory Watson beat a long-time Nicky Maynard attempt in the 22nd minute, afterwards Jordan Clarke gave away the ball.
Preston slotted home CJ Hamilton’s cross at the back post to provide the lead to Mansfield two minutes after.
Jamie Proctor twenty four minutes before the interval when he fired inches wide from a free-kick. However, Rose dropped the lead nine minutes later taking advantage of indecision between Watson along with Andy Butler.
As Iron failed to get back into the game, proctor headed off target in the 74th minute.
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