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Mansfield Town 1-1 Cheltenham Town

A 30-yard thunderbolt from Finland international Daniel O'Shaughnessy earned Cheltenham an unlikely draw at Mansfield.

Mitch Rose had put the Stags ahead just four minutes into the second half.

Matt Green wriggled between Easah Suliman and Dan Parslow on the left before setting up Rose from 12 yards with a square pass that he stroked home low first time.

That looked likely to be enough as home goalkeeper Scott Shearer had little to do until he picked O'Shaughnessy's stunner out of his net.

A tight first half saw the game fail to catch alight.

But the Robins wasted the best chance after 22 minutes as Billy Waters crossed from the right and picked out an unmarked Harry Pell six yards from goal.

However, Shearer saved his defenders' blushes with a great save low to his left.

Green almost broke through in the 32nd minute only to see Russell Griffiths get down well to his right to turn away his low drive from 20 yards after winning a tussle for the ball.

Cheltenham striker Danny Wright missed a couple of chances to win it in stoppage time as Mansfield heads dropped.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Mansfield

  • 1Shearer
  • 2Bennett
  • 4Collins
  • 6Taft
  • 3Benning
  • 19Rose
  • 15Howkins
  • 8ClementsBooked at 89mins
  • 14HurstSubstituted forHendersonat 89'minutes
  • 10Green
  • 32RoseBooked at 63minsSubstituted forHemmingsat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Chapman
  • 11Baxendale
  • 12Jensen
  • 22Hamilton
  • 23Hemmings
  • 24McGuire
  • 34Henderson

Cheltenham

  • 1Griffiths
  • 26Suliman
  • 6Parslow
  • 24O'Shaughnessy
  • 3JenningsSubstituted forCranstonat 62'minutes
  • 8WatersSubstituted forBarthramat 62'minutes
  • 23WhiteheadSubstituted forRoweat 81'minutes
  • 10Morgan-Smith
  • 7Pell
  • 9Wright
  • 30Holman

Substitutes

  • 2Barthram
  • 12Kitscha
  • 14Hall
  • 17Cranston
  • 18Rowe
  • 20Lymn
Referee:
John Busby
Attendance:
2,884

Match Stats

Home TeamMansfieldAway TeamCheltenham
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home8
Away5
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Mansfield Town 1, Cheltenham Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Mansfield Town 1, Cheltenham Town 1.

Attempt missed. Matt Green (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

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

Foul by Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town).

Attempt missed. Daniel Wright (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Ashley Hemmings (Mansfield Town).

Daniel O'Shaughnessy (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Daniel Wright (Cheltenham Town) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Attempt missed. Jack Barthram (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Matt Green (Mansfield Town).

Daniel O'Shaughnessy (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Delay in match Rhys Bennett (Mansfield Town) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Darius Henderson replaces Kevan Hurst.

Booking

Chris Clements (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Chris Clements (Mansfield Town).

Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matt Green (Mansfield Town).

Danny Parslow (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Foul by Jack Barthram (Cheltenham Town).

Lee Collins (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Daniel Wright (Cheltenham Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Cheltenham Town. James Rowe replaces Danny Whitehead.

Goal!

Goal! Mansfield Town 1, Cheltenham Town 1. Daniel O'Shaughnessy (Cheltenham Town) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by James Rowe.

Chris Clements (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town).

Attempt blocked. Ashley Hemmings (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Daniel O'Shaughnessy.

Foul by Matt Green (Mansfield Town).

Daniel O'Shaughnessy (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt saved. Matt Green (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Ashley Hemmings replaces Danny Rose.

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

Foul by Dan Holman (Cheltenham Town).

Hand ball by Daniel Wright (Cheltenham Town).

Foul by Lee Collins (Mansfield Town).

Dan Holman (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Mitch Rose (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Matt Green (Mansfield Town).

goal

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