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Barnet 1-3 Mansfield Town

Matt Green
Matt Green tops Mansfield's scoring charts this season with seven League Two goals

Mansfield survived a late scare to beat Barnet as both sides finished the League Two match with 10 men.

Reggie Lambe's lob put the Stags ahead before Barnet right-back Josh Clarke was sent off for a second yellow card.

Town's top scorer Matt Green slotted in from Craig Westcarr's pass before John Akinde pulled one back from the penalty spot.

Chris Clements was then sent off for a second booking, but Michael Nelson's own goal sealed the win for Town.

Barnet manager Martin Allen told BBC Radio London:

"After having such a good run it's been a disappointing couple of weeks after playing so well, playing with so much spirit, self-belief and tenacity.

"In the games that we've won we've been high energy, tenacious and played with real passion.

"Today we were just okay.

"I was really pleased with Nicky Bailey's contribution. He has got a huge desire to win and he will help me get the others into shape."

Line-ups

Barnet

Formation 4-4-2

  • 21Stephens
  • 27ClarkeBooked at 38mins
  • 5N'Gala
  • 6NelsonBooked at 90mins
  • 3Johnson
  • 32StaceySubstituted forAkindeat 58'minutes
  • 8Weston
  • 29BaileySubstituted forMuggletonat 62'minutes
  • 12Gambin
  • 18GashSubstituted forBattat 73'minutes
  • 24McLean

Substitutes

  • 2Hoyte
  • 9Akinde
  • 14Togwell
  • 16Champion
  • 17Muggleton
  • 19Batt
  • 31McKenzie-Lyle

Mansfield

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 12Jensen
  • 6Collins
  • 5PearceBooked at 51mins
  • 15Tafazolli
  • 28Adams
  • 4RoseSubstituted forBlairat 59'minutes
  • 8ClementsBooked at 86mins
  • 7Chapman
  • 19Lambe
  • 11WestcarrSubstituted forMcGuireat 68'minutes
  • 10GreenSubstituted forBeardsleyat 90+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Shearer
  • 9Beardsley
  • 14Thomas
  • 17Blair
  • 18Yussuf
  • 20Thomas
  • 24McGuire
Referee:
Trevor Kettle
Attendance:
1,775

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnetAway TeamMansfield
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home8
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Barnet 1, Mansfield Town 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Barnet 1, Mansfield Town 3.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Aaron McLean (Barnet) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Brian Jensen.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Shaun Batt (Barnet) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  6. Booking

    Michael Nelson (Barnet) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Michael Nelson (Barnet).

  8. Post update

    Chris Beardsley (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Mansfield Town. Chris Beardsley replaces Matt Green.

  10. Goal!

    Own Goal by Michael Nelson, Barnet. Barnet 1, Mansfield Town 3.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Krystian Pearce.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Krystian Pearce.

  13. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Chris Clements (Mansfield Town) for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

    Shaun Batt (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Chris Clements (Mansfield Town).

  16. Post update

    Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Krystian Pearce.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Shaun Batt (Barnet).

  18. Post update

    Lee Collins (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Post update

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

  20. Goal!

    Goal! Barnet 1, Mansfield Town 2. John Akinde (Barnet) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

As It Stood

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3Northampton20124433231040
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5Portsmouth20810233181534
6Carlisle209653836233
7Mansfield2095628181032
8Leyton Orient208753227531
9Wycombe188642416830
10Exeter208662827130
11Wimbledon207762626028
12Bristol Rovers198382423127
13Luton207583228426
14Cambridge207583031-126
15Notts County197482730-325
16Crawley207492532-725
17Morecambe197393637-124
18Stevenage205782736-922
19Barnet2063112635-921
20Hartlepool1962111929-1020
21Newport204792129-819
22Dag & Red1927101933-1413
23York2026122242-2012
24Yeovil2025131934-1511
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