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Mansfield Town 1-3 Oxford United

James Constable scored his 100th goal for Oxford as they beat 10-man Mansfield to go top of League Two.

Sean Rigg put the U's ahead from close range before Jamie McGuire was shown a straight red for a foul on Rigg.

An action-packed eight minutes of first half stoppage time saw Lee Stevenson level for the hosts only for substitute Constable to make an immediate impact with a neat finish.

Ryan Williams converted a low Rigg cross to seal victory.

Line-ups

Mansfield

  • 1Marriott
  • 17Beevers
  • 16JenningsSubstituted forMeikleat 73'minutes
  • 13Howell
  • 4Dempster
  • 2Sutton
  • 11Clucas
  • 23McGuireBooked at 23mins
  • 14SpeightBooked at 24mins
  • 10StevensonBooked at 37minsSubstituted forMurtaghat 85'minutes
  • 30Daniel

Substitutes

  • 5McCombe
  • 8Murtagh
  • 9Rhead
  • 20Meikle
  • 22Deakin
  • 24Andrew
  • 27Pilkington

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 13Hunt
  • 3Newey
  • 16WhingSubstituted forHallat 26'minutes
  • 4RaynesBooked at 24mins
  • 19Mullins
  • 15R Williams
  • 17Rose
  • 10SmalleySubstituted forConstableat 45+7'minutes
  • 8KitsonBooked at 61mins
  • 7RiggSubstituted forRufflesat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Constable
  • 14Hall
  • 18Davies
  • 21Crocombe
  • 34Bevans
  • 35O'Dowda
  • 37Ruffles
Referee:
Charles Breakspear

Match Stats

Home TeamMansfieldAway TeamOxford Utd
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home8
Away16
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home5
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Mansfield Town 1, Oxford United 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Mansfield Town 1, Oxford United 3.
Attempt missed. Danny Rose (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Kieran Murtagh replaces Lee Stevenson.
Foul by John Dempster (Mansfield Town).
James Constable (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Josh Ruffles replaces Sean Rigg.
Attempt missed. Samuel Clucas (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Anthony Howell (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Danny Rose (Oxford United).

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Lindon Meikle replaces James Jennings.
Attempt saved. Jake Speight (Mansfield Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Mansfield Town 1, Oxford United 3. Ryan Williams (Oxford United) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Sean Rigg.
Samuel Clucas (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Tom Newey (Oxford United).

Booking

Dave Kitson (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card.
Lee Stevenson (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).
Attempt saved. Colin Daniel (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Lee Beevers (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by James Constable (Oxford United).
Attempt blocked. Danny Rose (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Foul by James Jennings (Mansfield Town).
James Constable (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Hand ball by Jake Speight (Mansfield Town).
Attempt missed. James Constable (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.
John Dempster (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by James Constable (Oxford United).
Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Alan Marriott.
Attempt saved. James Constable (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Ryan Clarke.
Attempt saved. Jake Speight (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
Attempt missed. Ryan Williams (Oxford United) header from very close range is too high.
Attempt blocked. Sean Rigg (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt missed. James Constable (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.
Attempt blocked. Ryan Williams (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.
Foul by Michael Raynes (Oxford United).
(Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Ritchie Sutton.

Second Half

Second Half begins Mansfield Town 1, Oxford United 2.

Half Time

First Half ends, Mansfield Town 1, Oxford United 2.

Goal!

Goal! Mansfield Town 1, Oxford United 2. James Constable (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ryan Williams.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. James Constable replaces Dean Smalley because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! Mansfield Town 1, Oxford United 1. Lee Stevenson (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.
Hand ball by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).
Anthony Howell (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Asa Hall (Oxford United).
Attempt missed. Dave Kitson (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.
Foul by Ritchie Sutton (Mansfield Town).
Dave Kitson (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Ritchie Sutton (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).
Foul by Samuel Clucas (Mansfield Town).
Sean Rigg (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Lee Stevenson (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).
Attempt blocked. Dave Kitson (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Lee Stevenson (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card.
Dave Kitson (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Lee Stevenson (Mansfield Town).
Attempt missed. John Mullins (Oxford United) header from very close range is too high.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Oxford Utd168531229
2Chesterfield16853929
3Rochdale16925529
4Fleetwood16916928
5Southend16826626
6Newport16754526
7Dag & Red16754426
8Morecambe16745125
9Wimbledon16736224
10Exeter16736124
11Burton16736024
12Scunthorpe16664-224
13Wycombe15636221
14Hartlepool16637021
15Mansfield16565-221
16Portsmouth15555-320
17Cheltenham16556-520
18Plymouth16547-519
19York16457-317
20Bristol Rovers16367-615
21Bury16358-414
22Accrington16358-814
23Torquay16358-1014
24Northampton16349-813
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