League Two
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Luton Town 1-0 Mansfield Town

Craig Mackail-Smith
Craig Mackail-Smith has scored three goals since joining Luton from Brighton in the summer

Luton Town got their first home win of the season in League Two as they edged past Mansfield at Kenilworth Road.

Craig Mackail-Smith's penalty was enough for the Hatters as they moved up to 18th place in the division.

The former Brighton striker made no mistake from the spot after he was brought down by Ryan Tafazolli following a pass from Paddy McCourt.

It was vindication for Mackail-Smith, after he had a stunning overhead kick disallowed in the first half.

Line-ups

Luton

  • 1Tyler
  • 2O'Donnell
  • 5McNulty
  • 30Wilkinson
  • 12Griffiths
  • 23McQuoidSubstituted forGreenat 81'minutes
  • 4SmithBooked at 33mins
  • 8McGeehanSubstituted forO'Brienat 86'minutes
  • 19Lee
  • 15McCourtSubstituted forLawlessat 90+4'minutes
  • 22Mackail-Smith

Substitutes

  • 7Lawless
  • 10Hall
  • 11Green
  • 14Marriott
  • 16Justham
  • 24Williams
  • 25O'Brien

Mansfield

  • 12Jensen
  • 16HuntBooked at 26mins
  • 15TafazolliBooked at 58mins
  • 5Pearce
  • 3Benning
  • 4RoseSubstituted forYussufat 77'minutes
  • 7Chapman
  • 8ClementsSubstituted forThomasat 44'minutesBooked at 47mins
  • 14ThomasSubstituted forLambeat 54'minutes
  • 11Westcarr
  • 10Green

Substitutes

  • 2Marsden
  • 6Collins
  • 17Blair
  • 18Yussuf
  • 19Lambe
  • 20Thomas
  • 24McGuire
Referee:
Robert Lewis
Attendance:
7,939

Match Stats

Home TeamLutonAway TeamMansfield
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home3
Away6
Shots on Target
Home1
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home6
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Luton Town 1, Mansfield Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Luton Town 1, Mansfield Town 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Alex Lawless replaces Paddy McCourt.

Craig Mackail-Smith (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Malvind Benning (Mansfield Town).

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Olly Lee.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Stephen O'Donnell.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Mark O'Brien replaces Cameron McGeehan because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Craig Westcarr (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

(Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Matt Green (Mansfield Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Danny Green replaces Josh McQuoid.

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

Matt Green (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Olly Lee (Luton Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Adi Yussuf replaces Mitch Rose.

Attempt missed. Cameron McGeehan (Luton Town) header from very close range is close, but misses to the right.

Cameron McGeehan (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jack Thomas (Mansfield Town).

Attempt saved. Jack Thomas (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Scott Griffiths (Luton Town).

Mitch Rose (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Josh McQuoid.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Mark Tyler.

Attempt saved. Jack Thomas (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Attempt missed. Luke Wilkinson (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Adam Chapman.

Attempt saved. Mitch Rose (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Luton Town 1, Mansfield Town 0. Craig Mackail-Smith (Luton Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Booking

Ryan Tafazolli (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Penalty Luton Town. Craig Mackail-Smith draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Ryan Tafazolli (Mansfield Town) after a foul in the penalty area.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Reggie Lambe replaces Nathan Thomas.

Attempt saved. Craig Westcarr (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Krystian Pearce.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Malvind Benning.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Ryan Tafazolli.

Booking

Jack Thomas (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Craig Mackail-Smith (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jack Thomas (Mansfield Town).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient8521159617
2Portsmouth8440147716
3Plymouth8512147716
4Wycombe8431115615
5Oxford Utd8341117413
6Accrington834196313
7Morecambe84131614213
8Northampton8413119213
9Exeter84131312113
10Carlisle83411717013
11Mansfield8332116512
12Wimbledon83321010012
13Cambridge82421112-110
14Hartlepool831489-110
15Bristol Rovers831467-110
16York82331011-19
17Stevenage82331114-39
18Luton82241213-18
19Notts County7214914-57
20Yeovil8215914-57
21Barnet8215915-67
22Crawley713358-36
23Dag & Red8134713-66
24Newport8026515-102
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