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Morecambe 2-1 Mansfield Town

Morecambe secured their first victory of 2015 with a win against Mansfield.

All of the goals came in the first half hour, with teenager Paul Mullin notching the first for the hosts as he turned in Shaun Beeley's shot.

Kevin Ellison soon doubled the Shrimps' advantage as he flashed in a left-foot shot following a sublime first touch.

The visitors reduced the arrears through Simon Heslop's curling free-kick and dominated the second half, but the hosts held on for three points.

Mansfield Town manager Adam Murray told BBC Radio Nottingham:

"Frustration is the overwhelming feeling again, its gone past anger.

"Sometimes you've got to turn around and look at people and put responsibility on them. Preparation-wise we can't do anymore.

"We are putting it in black and white what is going to happen in these situations.

"If you ask the players, they will tell you that they were made aware of five or six of the set-play situations that were going to happen today."

Line-ups

Morecambe

  • 25Arestidou
  • 22Parrish
  • 5Hughes
  • 6Edwards
  • 2Beeley
  • 13Goodall
  • 3DevittSubstituted forAmondat 77'minutes
  • 17FlemingBooked at 51minsSubstituted forKenyonat 67'minutes
  • 19Wilson
  • 12MullinSubstituted forRedshawat 66'minutes
  • 11Ellison

Substitutes

  • 4Kenyon
  • 7Redshaw
  • 9Sampson
  • 21McGowan
  • 23Doyle
  • 27Amond
  • 44Jones

Mansfield

  • 40Pidgeley
  • 2Sutton
  • 6Tafazolli
  • 32RaynesSubstituted forRileyat 72'minutes
  • 18BeeversSubstituted forBrownat 45'minutes
  • 12McGuireBooked at 37mins
  • 16HeslopBooked at 62mins
  • 26Elder
  • 17Lambe
  • 25Oliver
  • 9RheadSubstituted forFitzpatrickat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Studer
  • 3Riley
  • 11Bingham
  • 20Thomas
  • 24Brown
  • 29Kee
  • 36Fitzpatrick
Referee:
Darren Bond
Attendance:
1,156

Match Stats

Home TeamMorecambeAway TeamMansfield
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home12
Away16
Shots on Target
Home6
Away10
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Morecambe 2, Mansfield Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Morecambe 2, Mansfield Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Shaun Beeley (Morecambe).

  4. Post update

    Ryan Tafazolli (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Mark Hughes.

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Simon Heslop (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Jack Redshaw (Morecambe).

  9. Post update

    Martin Riley (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Hand ball by Shaun Beeley (Morecambe).

  11. Post update

    Jack Redshaw (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Martin Riley (Mansfield Town).

  13. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  14. Post update

    Delay in match Shaun Beeley (Morecambe) because of an injury.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Junior Brown (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  16. Post update

    Shaun Beeley (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Simon Heslop (Mansfield Town).

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Reggie Lambe (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Morecambe. Padraig Amond replaces Jamie Devitt.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jamie McGuire (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Shrewsbury30177643202358
2Burton30177641271458
3Wycombe301511441231856
4Southend3015963324954
5Luton291410536231352
6Newport3013893736147
7Plymouth301371035221346
8Bury30137104034646
9Exeter311110104244-243
10Stevenage30126123938142
11Wimbledon29118104038241
12Morecambe30118113129241
13Northampton30124144741640
14Cambridge29107124436837
15Accrington29113153749-1236
16Portsmouth29810112933-434
17Oxford Utd30810123338-534
18Dag & Red3097143239-734
19Carlisle30103173852-1433
20Tranmere29710123035-531
21Mansfield2987142437-1331
22Cheltenham3079142645-1930
23York30514112937-829
24Hartlepool3066182350-2724
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