League Two
BuryBury2MansfieldMansfield Town0

Goals from Ryan Lowe and Danny Mayor gave Bury a second straight win, seeing off Mansfield at the JD Stadium.

After a run of 10 games without a goal, Lowe ended his drought when he was on hand to tap in the opener after Dimitar Evtimov had saved Hallam Hope's effort.

Simon Heslop and Junior Brown both fired over for Mansfield but then Mayor doubled the Shakers' lead, beating his man before finishing in the far corner.

The result saw Bury move back up to eighth in the League Two table.

Bury manager David Flitcroft told BBC Radio Manchester:

"I'm absolutely delighted. That was a representation of everything I want to bring to the Bury public.

"What I saw today was a technical team first half who outshone and outperformed Mansfield. They couldn't get anywhere near near us at times in the first half.

"Second half, when they locked onto us, it was a real battling performance. But I thought we carved them and we looked menacing at every opportunity going forward."

Mansfield Town boss Adam Murray told BBC Radio Nottingham:

"The first half was a 45 minutes that didn't reflect me as a person, there wasn't enough hunger, desire or willingness for anyone to do their own individual job.

"People know that will not be tolerated. It has been three weeks where people have been on trial to keep their shirt because it was always going to be the case that we would need to bring fresh faces into the group.

"My big point is that we haven't got the consistency, we haven't got a group that can do it week in and week out.

"If we did, then we would be in or around the top 10. We haven't and that is why we are where we are."

Line-ups

Bury

  • 26Lainton
  • 19Soares
  • 27CameronSubstituted forMcNultyat 75'minutes
  • 5El-Abd
  • 11Hussey
  • 10Mayor
  • 4TutteBooked at 67mins
  • 6Etuhu
  • 8Adams
  • 7HopeSubstituted forRoseat 60'minutes
  • 15LoweSubstituted forSedgwickat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Jones
  • 3McNulty
  • 9Rose
  • 12Sedgwick
  • 35Burgess
  • 36Ruddy
  • 37Dudley

Mansfield

  • 23Evtimov
  • 2Sutton
  • 3Riley
  • 26Waterfall
  • 18BeeversSubstituted forRheadat 67'minutes
  • 12McGuireBooked at 63mins
  • 16Heslop
  • 15Freeman
  • 24Brown
  • 11BinghamSubstituted forLambeat 60'minutes
  • 25OliverSubstituted forPalmerat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Studer
  • 7Bell
  • 9Rhead
  • 14Palmer
  • 17Lambe
  • 27Fletcher
  • 28Clements
Referee:
Peter Bankes
Attendance:
3,196

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamMansfield
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home6
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home7
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Bury 2, Mansfield Town 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Bury 2, Mansfield Town 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Danny Rose (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Simon Heslop (Mansfield Town).

  5. Post update

    Andrew Tutte (Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Luke Waterfall (Mansfield Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Robert Lainton.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Jimmy McNulty.

  9. Post update

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

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Bury. Chris Sedgwick replaces Ryan Lowe.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Mansfield Town. Ollie Palmer replaces Vadaine Oliver.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Bury 2, Mansfield Town 0. Danny Mayor (Bury) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Bury. Conceded by Ritchie Sutton.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Bury. Jimmy McNulty replaces Nathan Cameron.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Nicky Adams (Bury).

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Junior Brown (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Mansfield Town. Matthew Rhead replaces Lee Beevers.

  19. Booking

    Andrew Tutte (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

  20. Post update

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

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