League Two
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Exeter City 1-2 Mansfield Town

Exeter fell to the foot of the Football League following defeat by Mansfield.

Debutant Rakish Bingham opened the scoring for the Stags when he tapped home the loose ball after Fergus Bell's effort had been saved by Christy Pym.

Bell extended the visitors' advantage with a fierce drive from the edge of the box following a corner.

Exeter improved in the second half but Matt Grimes' superb free-kick proved only a consolation for the Grecians who remain without a win this season.

Mansfield have now climbed into the top 10 in League Two while Exeter fall to the bottom of the table after Accrington won and Oxford drew.

Line-ups

Exeter

  • 30Pym
  • 6RibeiroSubstituted forKeohaneat 64'minutes
  • 4Bennett
  • 5BaldwinSubstituted forGrimesat 45'minutes
  • 15Moore-TaylorSubstituted forNicholsat 64'minutesBooked at 71mins
  • 3Woodman
  • 22Wheeler
  • 7Sercombe
  • 8Oakley
  • 23NichollsBooked at 81mins
  • 31Cummins

Substitutes

  • 2Butterfield
  • 10Keohane
  • 11Davies
  • 14Grimes
  • 20Nichols
  • 21Hamon
  • 26Tillson

Mansfield

  • 23EvtimovBooked at 90mins
  • 2SuttonSubstituted forTaylorat 56'minutesBooked at 67mins
  • 3Riley
  • 6Tafazolli
  • 12McGuire
  • 18Beevers
  • 7BellSubstituted forHeslopat 65'minutes
  • 21Murray
  • 19Marsden
  • 9Rhead
  • 11BinghamSubstituted forPalmerat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Studer
  • 8Fisher
  • 14Palmer
  • 16Heslop
  • 20Thomas
  • 22Taylor
  • 28Clements
Referee:
Tim Robinson
Attendance:
2,771

Match Stats

Home TeamExeterAway TeamMansfield
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home12
Away7
Shots on Target
Home1
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home14
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Exeter City 1, Mansfield Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Exeter City 1, Mansfield Town 2.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Craig Woodman.

Attempt missed. Matt Grimes (Exeter City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Hand ball by Matthew Rhead (Mansfield Town).

Booking

Dimitar Evtimov (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Jimmy Keohane (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Rob Taylor.

Attempt missed. Simon Heslop (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is too high.

Attempt missed. Tom Nichols (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Tom Nichols (Exeter City).

Martin Riley (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie McGuire (Mansfield Town).

Matt Oakley (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ollie Palmer (Mansfield Town).

Foul by Graham Cummins (Exeter City).

Martin Riley (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Ollie Palmer replaces Rakish Bingham.

Alex Nicholls (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adam Murray (Mansfield Town).

Graham Cummins (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Martin Riley (Mansfield Town).

Booking

Tom Nichols (Exeter City) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Tom Nichols (Exeter City).

Liam Marsden (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Graham Cummins (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lee Beevers (Mansfield Town).

Foul by Matt Grimes (Exeter City).

Jamie McGuire (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 1, Mansfield Town 2. Matt Grimes (Exeter City) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the top left corner.

Booking

Rob Taylor (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

David Wheeler (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Rob Taylor (Mansfield Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Simon Heslop replaces Fergus Bell.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Tom Nichols replaces Jordan Moore-Taylor.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Jimmy Keohane replaces Christian Ribeiro.

Attempt missed. David Wheeler (Exeter City) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Martin Riley.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cheltenham642073414
2Morecambe6411105513
3Burton541073413
4Shrewsbury6321116511
5Wycombe632184411
6Bury632174311
7Northampton632164211
8Plymouth631284410
9Portsmouth531163310
10Mansfield630367-19
11York61508718
12Wimbledon6222111108
13Southend62225508
14Cambridge521210647
15Tranmere6213101007
16Dag & Red6213810-27
17Stevenage6213811-37
18Hartlepool620447-36
19Luton612347-35
20Newport511347-34
21Accrington6114713-64
22Carlisle6033614-83
23Oxford Utd602459-42
24Exeter602439-62
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