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Mansfield Town 2-0 Leyton Orient

Mansfield made it six League Two games unbeaten with a convincing 2-0 home win over struggling Leyton Orient.

The Stags finally took control with two goals inside eight minutes early in the second half from Ben Whiteman and Danny Rose.

Whiteman smashed in the first from 20 yards three minutes after the break when Paul McCallum headed away a Joel Byrom free-kick towards him.

Then Rose slid in at the far post to bury a superb low ball across the face of the goal from the left by Whiteman.

In between those efforts, home debutant Shaq Coulthirst rattled the right-hand post from 20 yards.

Mansfield had the best of a subdued first half in which Orient lacked ambition and seemed content to waste time.

Rose prodded close-range chances wide at the start and end of the half while left-back Mal Benning twice forced saves from Alex Cisak.

The first came on 12 minutes from Byrom's quickly taken free-kick and the second on 40 minutes from CJ Hamilton's low pass through the middle.

Report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Mansfield

  • 21Kean
  • 16White
  • 5Pearce
  • 2Bennett
  • 3Benning
  • 4Collins
  • 28WhitemanBooked at 82minsSubstituted forBaxendaleat 85'minutes
  • 26Byrom
  • 22Hamilton
  • 7CoulthirstSubstituted forArquinat 90+5'minutes
  • 32RoseSubstituted forGreenat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Shearer
  • 9Hoban
  • 10Green
  • 11Baxendale
  • 17Arquin
  • 20Thomas
  • 23Hemmings

Leyton Orient

  • 1Cisak
  • 16HuntBooked at 73mins
  • 19Mezague
  • 6Parkes
  • 3Kennedy
  • 11MasseyBooked at 53mins
  • 14MooreBooked at 80mins
  • 7Collins
  • 22Semedo
  • 10McCallumBooked at 61minsSubstituted forAdeboyejoat 90+2'minutes
  • 30DalbySubstituted forPalmerat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Palmer
  • 15Atangana
  • 23Moncur
  • 24Sargeant
  • 26Adeboyejo
  • 29Judd
  • 34Clark
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
3,925

Match Stats

Home TeamMansfieldAway TeamLeyton Orient
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home17
Away5
Shots on Target
Home7
Away0
Corners
Home5
Away1
Fouls
Home7
Away21

Live Text

Match ends, Mansfield Town 2, Leyton Orient 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Mansfield Town 2, Leyton Orient 0.

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

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

Foul by Gavin Massey (Leyton Orient).

Attempt missed. Matt Green (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Tom Parkes (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Yoann Arquin replaces Shaquile Coulthirst.

Attempt missed. Callum Kennedy (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Callum Kennedy (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Victor Adeboyejo replaces Paul McCallum.

Delay in match Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient) because of an injury.

Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Krystian Pearce (Mansfield Town).

Attempt saved. Shaquile Coulthirst (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Nicky Hunt.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. James Baxendale replaces Benjamin Whiteman.

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

Booking

Benjamin Whiteman (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Benjamin Whiteman (Mansfield Town).

Sandro Semedo (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Sammy Moore (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Sammy Moore (Leyton Orient).

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

Foul by Ollie Palmer (Leyton Orient).

Attempt missed. Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

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

Foul by Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient).

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Matt Green replaces Danny Rose.

Booking

Nicky Hunt (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Nicky Hunt (Leyton Orient).

Attempt missed. CJ Hamilton (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

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

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

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

Foul by Ollie Palmer (Leyton Orient).

Booking

Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

goal

As It Stood

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1Doncaster28194558342461
2Plymouth26173643281554
3Carlisle281213349381149
4Luton27129639241545
5Portsmouth27136840271345
6Wycombe2612773428643
7Exeter271331140271342
8Barnet28101173838041
9Colchester2711794134740
10Mansfield28101083130140
11Cambridge27116103631539
12Grimsby28116113533239
13Blackpool2699838271136
14Stevenage28113144246-436
15Crawley26105113240-835
16Yeovil2788112834-632
17Morecambe2594123243-1131
18Hartlepool2879123647-1130
19Crewe28611112639-1329
20Accrington2668122435-1126
21Notts County2875163051-2126
22Cheltenham27510122839-1125
23Leyton Orient2774162841-1325
24Newport2757153246-1422
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