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Mansfield Town 1-1 Hartlepool United

Michael Woods is sent off
Michael Woods was the third player to be sent off during the game

Struggling Hartlepool United earned a draw with Mansfield Town in a fiery clash which saw three dismissals.

Junior Brown fired the hosts ahead early on but the Pools levelled through Michael Duckworth's close-range strike.

Ryan Tafazolli later picked up a second yellow for Mansfield before Hartlepool's Marlon Harewood saw red after clashing with Jamie McGuire.

The visitors held on despite being reduced to nine men when Michael Woods also clashed with McGuire late on.

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Murray on Mansfield v Hartlepool

Mansfield Town manager Adam Murray speaks to BBC Radio Nottingham:

"It was a mad game today. It was also a gage performance wise of where we are, and that we go from doing some really good things to doing some really bad things in the space of 90 minutes.

"We are where we are in the league because the level of consistency is not of a team that can put a run of results together, and that is where we need to change things.

"You look for people to settle down and drive you forward on the pitch, and in certain areas we are lacking that, but the boys are doing the best they can and I think that will come with confidence."

Line-ups

Mansfield

  • 23Evtimov
  • 6TafazolliBooked at 72mins
  • 26WaterfallBooked at 90mins
  • 12McGuireBooked at 88mins
  • 2Sutton
  • 17LambeSubstituted forRileyat 75'minutes
  • 28Clements
  • 15Freeman
  • 25Oliver
  • 9RheadSubstituted forBinghamat 78'minutes
  • 24Brown

Substitutes

  • 1Studer
  • 3Riley
  • 7Bell
  • 11Bingham
  • 14Palmer
  • 16Heslop
  • 18Beevers

Hartlepool

  • 1Flinders
  • 2Austin
  • 20Jones
  • 4Bates
  • 3Holden
  • 21DuckworthBooked at 83mins
  • 16Featherstone
  • 14WoodsBooked at 90mins
  • 7Franks
  • 9HarewoodBooked at 87mins
  • 31IronsideSubstituted forFenwickat 78'minutesBooked at 79mins

Substitutes

  • 8Walker
  • 11Compton
  • 13Maxted
  • 17Fenwick
  • 24Lanzoni
  • 27Schmeltz
  • 28Green
Referee:
Scott Mathieson
Attendance:
3,357

Match Stats

Home TeamMansfieldAway TeamHartlepool
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home15
Away13
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home11
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Mansfield Town 1, Hartlepool United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Mansfield Town 1, Hartlepool United 1.

Booking

Luke Waterfall (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Luke Waterfall (Mansfield Town).

Michael Duckworth (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Michael Woods (Hartlepool United).

Jamie McGuire (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Woods (Hartlepool United).

Attempt missed. Dan Jones (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by Luke Waterfall (Mansfield Town).

Scott Fenwick (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Attempt missed. Rakish Bingham (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Chris Clements (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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

Booking

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

Dismissal

Marlon Harewood (Hartlepool United) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

Jamie McGuire (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marlon Harewood (Hartlepool United).

Jamie McGuire (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Woods (Hartlepool United).

Attempt missed. Jonathan Franks (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

Booking

Michael Duckworth (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

Junior Brown (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Duckworth (Hartlepool United).

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

Attempt missed. Jonathan Franks (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

Booking

Scott Fenwick (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

Luke Waterfall (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Scott Fenwick (Hartlepool United).

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Rakish Bingham replaces Matthew Rhead.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Scott Fenwick replaces Joe Ironside.

Attempt saved. Dan Jones (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Martin Riley replaces Reggie Lambe.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Luke Waterfall.

Ritchie Sutton (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marlon Harewood (Hartlepool United).

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Ryan Tafazolli (Mansfield Town).

Foul by Ryan Tafazolli (Mansfield Town).

Joe Ironside (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

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1Shrewsbury22134533151843
2Wycombe22127337201743
3Burton2313463223943
4Luton22125527161141
5Southend2211562319438
6Plymouth22114728151337
7Newport2210753224837
8Exeter2310763127437
9Bury2210483329434
10Stevenage229493029131
11Morecambe2293102323030
12Wimbledon228682930-130
13Accrington2293103236-430
14Cambridge228593226629
15Portsmouth227692528-327
16Mansfield227691826-827
17Oxford Utd226792328-525
18Cheltenham226792031-1125
19Northampton2273123235-324
20Carlisle2273122840-1224
21York2241172328-523
22Dag & Red2263132536-1121
23Tranmere2247112129-819
24Hartlepool2235141640-2414
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