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Crewe Alexandra 1-1 Mansfield Town

Chris Dagnall's 100th league goal secured Crewe a comeback point from a 1-1 draw with Mansfield.

Dagnall flicked Zoumana Bakayogo's cross from the byline into the roof of the net on 56 minutes to cancel out Pat Hoban's 51st-minute header.

A draw was a fair outcome as both sides lacked quality in the final third. Hoban drove high over with an early shooting chance for the Stags, while James Jones' volley was comfortably fielded by Scott Shearer.

Shearer was alert to repel a shot on the turn from Dagnall and a fierce blast from Ryan Lowe.

But it was Mansfield frontman Danny Rose who went closest in the first half with a diving header which arrowed inches past the post.

Rose featured at the other end when he got his foot in the way to divert a goal-bound shot by Jones as Crewe stepped up the pressure before the interval.

But it was Mansfield who forged ahead soon after the break when Hogan drifted free at a corner to glance Kevan Hurst's cross into the bottom corner.

The lead was short-lived though as Dagnall struck - and it was Crewe who were chasing a winner in the closing stages. But the dependable Shearer pushed away a header from George Ray and fellow substitute Dan Udoh drove a later effort into the side netting.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Crewe

  • 1Garratt
  • 2Turton
  • 4DavisSubstituted forRayat 68'minutes
  • 3Guthrie
  • 14Bakayogo
  • 11Cooper
  • 8JonesBooked at 60mins
  • 15Hollands
  • 25AinleyBooked at 46minsSubstituted forUdohat 64'minutes
  • 9Dagnall
  • 7Lowe

Substitutes

  • 5Ray
  • 13Richards
  • 17Udoh
  • 18Bingham
  • 20Kirk
  • 21Wintle
  • 23Ng

Mansfield

  • 1Shearer
  • 2Bennett
  • 4Collins
  • 5Pearce
  • 3Benning
  • 24McGuireBooked at 89mins
  • 19RoseBooked at 43minsSubstituted forIacovittiat 77'minutes
  • 8Clements
  • 14Hurst
  • 9HobanBooked at 33minsSubstituted forGreenat 84'minutes
  • 32RoseSubstituted forGobernat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Green
  • 12Jensen
  • 22Hamilton
  • 23Hemmings
  • 25Iacovitti
  • 27Gobern
  • 34Henderson
Referee:
Ross Joyce
Attendance:
3,831

Match Stats

Home TeamCreweAway TeamMansfield
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home9
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Crewe Alexandra 1, Mansfield Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Crewe Alexandra 1, Mansfield Town 1.

Hand ball by Oscar Gobern (Mansfield Town).

Booking

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

Foul by Daniel Udoh (Crewe Alexandra).

Krystian Pearce (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Oliver Turton.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Matt Green replaces Pat Hoban.

Attempt missed. Daniel Udoh (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

George Ray (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Pat Hoban (Mansfield Town).

(Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Pat Hoban (Mansfield Town).

Foul by Danny Hollands (Crewe Alexandra).

Pat Hoban (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by George Ray (Crewe Alexandra).

Pat Hoban (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Alex Iacovitti replaces Mitch Rose.

Attempt saved. George Ray (Crewe Alexandra) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Ryan Lowe (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Krystian Pearce (Mansfield Town).

Foul by Jon Guthrie (Crewe Alexandra).

Rhys Bennett (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Oliver Turton (Crewe Alexandra).

Mitch Rose (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Oscar Gobern replaces Danny Rose.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. George Ray replaces Harry Davis because of an injury.

Harry Davis (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Danny Rose (Mansfield Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Daniel Udoh replaces Callum Ainley.

Attempt saved. Pat Hoban (Mansfield Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Ryan Lowe (Crewe Alexandra).

Krystian Pearce (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

James Jones (Crewe Alexandra) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Attempt missed. Malvind Benning (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Pat Hoban (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Crewe Alexandra 1, Mansfield Town 1. Chris Dagnall (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Zoumana Bakayogo with a cross.

Foul by James Jones (Crewe Alexandra).

Pat Hoban (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Crewe Alexandra 0, Mansfield Town 1. Pat Hoban (Mansfield Town) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Malvind Benning following a corner.

goal

As It Stood

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2Doncaster116232214820
3Carlisle114701611519
4Luton115332012818
5Crawley115331313018
6Portsmouth115241812617
7Notts County105231714317
8Crewe114521515017
9Grimsby115151717016
10Morecambe105141618-216
11Colchester114341616015
12Accrington114341515015
13Hartlepool113621718-115
14Mansfield11353910-114
15Wycombe114251315-214
16Blackpool113441512313
17Leyton Orient113351214-212
18Barnet102621012-212
19Cambridge113351015-512
20Stevenage103251417-311
21Yeovil113171119-810
22Cheltenham111641215-39
23Exeter11308816-89
24Newport91351015-56
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