Mansfield 3-0 Kettering

Mansfield secured their first win of the season with a comfortable victory over Kettering.

Louis Briscoe put the Stags into an early lead with his second goal of the season, firing into the top corner from close range.

Matthew Green doubled their lead after half time when he drilled a low shot past Kettering keeper Laurie Walker.

Ross Dyer added a third for Paul Cox's side, collecting Green's pass and powering home from six yards.


Mansfield: Marriott, O'Neill, Futcher, Riley (Sutton 75), Kendrick, Briscoe, Howell, Murray (Worthington 78), Meikle, Green, Dyer (Connor 81). Subs Not Used: Redmond, Stevenson.

Booked: Futcher.

Goals: Briscoe 11, Green 51, Dyer 64.

Kettering: Walker, Phil Ifil, Jerel Ifil, Taft, Davis, Ashikodi, Williams (Kelly 55), Navarro (Thomson 55), Verma, Meechan, Marna. Subs Not Used: Haxhia, Clapham, Noubissie.

Booked: Navarro, Marna, Phil Ifil.

Att: 2,051

Ref: Richard Clark (England).