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Mansfield Town 3-1 Hartlepool United

Striker Matt Green scored twice against Hartlepool to end Mansfield's run of five games without a victory.

Green converted Nathan Thomas' free kick to put the Stags ahead after 24 minutes.

Hartlepool equalised when a clearance hit Krystian Pearce and looped into his own net for a bizarre own goal.

Substitute Adi Yussuf smashed the ball in to regain the lead after the break, and Green sealed all three points from close range with nine minutes left.

Line-ups

Mansfield

  • 12Jensen
  • 4Rose
  • 5Pearce
  • 15TafazolliBooked at 78mins
  • 28Adams
  • 7Chapman
  • 8Clements
  • 11WestcarrSubstituted forYussufat 55'minutesBooked at 61mins
  • 14ThomasSubstituted forBlairat 73'minutes
  • 19LambeSubstituted forCollinsat 64'minutes
  • 10Green

Substitutes

  • 1Shearer
  • 6Collins
  • 17Blair
  • 18Yussuf
  • 20Thomas
  • 24McGuire
  • 30Fitzpatrick

Hartlepool

  • 1Carson
  • 5HarrisonBooked at 67mins
  • 6Bates
  • 26Jackson
  • 3Carroll
  • 33Naismith
  • 30Gray
  • 2Magnay
  • 11OyenugaSubstituted forOatesat 57'minutes
  • 32MandronSubstituted forFenwickat 70'minutes
  • 9Bingham

Substitutes

  • 8Walker
  • 13Bartlett
  • 15Oates
  • 16Featherstone
  • 17Fenwick
  • 20Jones
  • 23Smith
Referee:
David Coote
Attendance:
3,031

Match Stats

Home TeamMansfieldAway TeamHartlepool
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home10
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Mansfield Town 3, Hartlepool United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Mansfield Town 3, Hartlepool United 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Matt Green (Mansfield Town).

  4. Post update

    Matthew Bates (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Matt Green (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  6. Post update

    Mitch Rose (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Rhys Oates (Hartlepool United).

  8. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Adi Yussuf (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Krystian Pearce.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Rhys Oates (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  11. Post update

    Kal Naismith (Hartlepool United) hits the bar with a left footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Chris Clements (Mansfield Town).

  13. Post update

    Rakish Bingham (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Goal!

    Goal! Mansfield Town 3, Hartlepool United 1. Matt Green (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Adi Yussuf.

  15. Booking

    Ryan Tafazolli (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Scott Harrison.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Mansfield Town. Matty Blair replaces Nathan Thomas.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Chris Clements (Mansfield Town).

  19. Post update

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

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Hartlepool United. Scott Fenwick replaces Mikael Mandron.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth18122428141438
2Oxford Utd18106229151436
3Northampton1810442922734
4Accrington189542921832
5Portsmouth187922516930
6Mansfield1885525151029
7Leyton Orient188553025529
8Wimbledon187652524127
9Carlisle187653132-127
10Luton187562921826
11Wycombe167542114726
12Bristol Rovers178272220226
13Exeter187562526-126
14Crawley187472327-425
15Morecambe177373129224
16Notts County176472225-322
17Barnet186392328-521
18Cambridge185582328-520
19Hartlepool1862101928-920
20Stevenage183782132-1116
21Newport183691728-1115
22York1826102131-1012
23Yeovil1825111931-1211
24Dag & Red1716101732-159
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