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Bury 2-0 Mansfield Town

Goals from Ryan Lowe and Danny Mayor gave Bury a second straight win, seeing off Mansfield at the JD Stadium.

After a run of 10 games without a goal, Lowe ended his drought when he was on hand to tap in the opener after Dimitar Evtimov had saved Hallam Hope's effort.

Simon Heslop and Junior Brown both fired over for Mansfield but then Mayor doubled the Shakers' lead, beating his man before finishing in the far corner.

The result saw Bury move back up to eighth in the League Two table.

Bury manager David Flitcroft told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Flitcroft on Bury v Mansfield

"I'm absolutely delighted. That was a representation of everything I want to bring to the Bury public.

"What I saw today was a technical team first half who outshone and outperformed Mansfield. They couldn't get anywhere near near us at times in the first half.

"Second half, when they locked onto us, it was a real battling performance. But I thought we carved them and we looked menacing at every opportunity going forward."

Mansfield Town boss Adam Murray told BBC Radio Nottingham:

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Murray on Mansfield v Bury

"The first half was a 45 minutes that didn't reflect me as a person, there wasn't enough hunger, desire or willingness for anyone to do their own individual job.

"People know that will not be tolerated. It has been three weeks where people have been on trial to keep their shirt because it was always going to be the case that we would need to bring fresh faces into the group.

"My big point is that we haven't got the consistency, we haven't got a group that can do it week in and week out.

"If we did, then we would be in or around the top 10. We haven't and that is why we are where we are."

Line-ups

Bury

  • 26Lainton
  • 19Soares
  • 27CameronSubstituted forMcNultyat 75'minutes
  • 5El-Abd
  • 11Hussey
  • 10Mayor
  • 4TutteBooked at 67mins
  • 6Etuhu
  • 8Adams
  • 7HopeSubstituted forRoseat 60'minutes
  • 15LoweSubstituted forSedgwickat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Jones
  • 3McNulty
  • 9Rose
  • 12Sedgwick
  • 35Burgess
  • 36Ruddy
  • 37Dudley

Mansfield

  • 23Evtimov
  • 2Sutton
  • 3Riley
  • 26Waterfall
  • 18BeeversSubstituted forRheadat 67'minutes
  • 12McGuireBooked at 63mins
  • 16Heslop
  • 15Freeman
  • 24Brown
  • 11BinghamSubstituted forLambeat 60'minutes
  • 25OliverSubstituted forPalmerat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Studer
  • 7Bell
  • 9Rhead
  • 14Palmer
  • 17Lambe
  • 27Fletcher
  • 28Clements
Referee:
Peter Bankes
Attendance:
3,196

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamMansfield
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home6
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home7
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Bury 2, Mansfield Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bury 2, Mansfield Town 0.

Attempt missed. Danny Rose (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Simon Heslop (Mansfield Town).

Andrew Tutte (Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Luke Waterfall (Mansfield Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Robert Lainton.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Jimmy McNulty.

Attempt missed. Junior Brown (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Chris Sedgwick replaces Ryan Lowe.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Ollie Palmer replaces Vadaine Oliver.

Goal!

Goal! Bury 2, Mansfield Town 0. Danny Mayor (Bury) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Ritchie Sutton.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Jimmy McNulty replaces Nathan Cameron.

Foul by Nicky Adams (Bury).

Matthew Rhead (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Junior Brown (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Matthew Rhead replaces Lee Beevers.

Booking

Andrew Tutte (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Andrew Tutte (Bury).

Booking

Jamie McGuire (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

Nicky Adams (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie McGuire (Mansfield Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Danny Rose replaces Hallam Hope.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Reggie Lambe replaces Rakish Bingham.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Kieran Freeman.

Foul by Tom Soares (Bury).

Junior Brown (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Nicky Adams (Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lee Beevers (Mansfield Town).

Foul by Hallam Hope (Bury).

Simon Heslop (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Chris Hussey.

Attempt missed. Simon Heslop (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Second Half

Second Half begins Bury 1, Mansfield Town 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Bury 1, Mansfield Town 0.

Hallam Hope (Bury) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Luke Waterfall (Mansfield Town).

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Nathan Cameron.

goal

As It Stood

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1Shrewsbury23135533151844
2Wycombe23128337201744
3Burton2313463223943
4Luton23126528171142
5Newport2311753324940
6Southend2311662319439
7Plymouth23114829171237
8Bury2311483529637
9Exeter2410773231137
10Stevenage2310493331234
11Wimbledon239683331233
12Morecambe23103102523233
13Accrington2293103236-430
14Cambridge2385103429529
15Portsmouth237792629-328
16Oxford Utd237792529-428
17Mansfield2376101828-1027
18York2351172628-226
19Cheltenham2367102032-1225
20Northampton2373133337-424
21Carlisle2373132843-1524
22Tranmere2357112330-722
23Dag & Red2364132536-1122
24Hartlepool2335151642-2614
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