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Stevenage 1-3 Mansfield Town

Tyler Walker was Mansfield's match-winner as his brilliant second-half brace secured a battling comeback win at Stevenage.

Striker Danny Newton gave the U's the lead in first-half stoppage-time at the Lamex Stadium.

But Stoke City loanee Ryan Sweeney levelled for the visitors, and then Walker pounced twice in the space of nine minutes to complete a spirited turnaround from the Stags.

Newton's close-range finish, his fourth league goal of the season, gave the hosts a deserved lead after they enjoyed the better of the possession earlier on.

However, Sweeney equalised with his first goal for Mansfield before Walker's late double.

Walker, on loan from Nottingham Forest, picked out the bottom right-hand corner with a sweet strike to put David Flitcroft's side ahead for the first time in the contest.

And the 22-year-old bagged a second four minutes from time to seal all three points.

Walker has now scored nine league goals in a prosperous spell with the Stags, having found the net 13 times in all competitions.

Match report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Stevenage

  • 1Farman
  • 25Henry
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 12Seddon
  • 2WildinSubstituted forVancootenat 87'minutes
  • 16IonttonBooked at 66mins
  • 8Byrom
  • 7BallSubstituted forRevellat 45'minutes
  • 3HuntSubstituted forSonupeat 82'minutes
  • 10Kennedy
  • 19Newton

Substitutes

  • 9Revell
  • 11Sonupe
  • 15Vancooten
  • 22Reid
  • 27Dieng
  • 28Guthrie
  • 30Wilkinson

Mansfield

  • 1Logan
  • 4PrestonBooked at 19mins
  • 5Pearce
  • 17Sweeney
  • 2White
  • 6Bishop
  • 20ElsnikSubstituted forGrahamat 87'minutes
  • 8MellisBooked at 50mins
  • 3BenningSubstituted forRoseat 69'minutes
  • 19Walker
  • 22Hamilton

Substitutes

  • 10Khan
  • 11Atkinson
  • 16Butcher
  • 21Kean
  • 26Law
  • 29Graham
  • 32Rose
Referee:
Dean Whitestone
Attendance:
2,761

Match Stats

Home TeamStevenageAway TeamMansfield
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home5
Away10
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home6
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Stevenage 1, Mansfield Town 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stevenage 1, Mansfield Town 3.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Jordan Graham replaces Timi Max Elsnik.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Terence Vancooten replaces Luther Wildin.

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 1, Mansfield Town 3. Tyler Walker (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Tyler Walker (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Ryan Sweeney.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Emmanuel Sonupe replaces Johnny Hunt.

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 1, Mansfield Town 2. Tyler Walker (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Danny Rose.

Danny Newton (Stevenage) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Ryan Sweeney.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Krystian Pearce.

Attempt saved. Ronnie Henry (Stevenage) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Ryan Sweeney.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Danny Rose replaces Malvind Benning because of an injury.

Booking

Arthur Iontton (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Neal Bishop (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Arthur Iontton (Stevenage).

Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Krystian Pearce (Mansfield Town).

Foul by Danny Newton (Stevenage).

Jacob Mellis (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 1, Mansfield Town 1. Ryan Sweeney (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner following a corner.

Attempt saved. Tyler Walker (Mansfield Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Steve Seddon.

Attempt blocked. Tyler Walker (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Alex Revell (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Jacob Mellis (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Danny Newton (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Neal Bishop (Mansfield Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Alex Revell replaces Jimmy Ball.

Second Half

Second Half begins Stevenage 1, Mansfield Town 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Stevenage 1, Mansfield Town 0.

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 1, Mansfield Town 0. Danny Newton (Stevenage) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Johnny Hunt.

Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Matt Preston (Mansfield Town).

Foul by Ben Kennedy (Stevenage).

Krystian Pearce (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Johnny Hunt.

Danny Newton (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

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1Lincoln City22145341202147
2MK Dons22127332141843
3Colchester23125635231241
4Bury23116644261839
5Mansfield21911132151738
6Exeter2310763325837
7Forest Green2299431211036
8Newport2210573437-335
9Tranmere239773430434
10Carlisle23103103229333
11Oldham238873426832
12Stevenage239592830-232
13Swindon238782631-531
14Northampton2361072830-228
15Port Vale237792427-328
16Grimsby2384112630-428
17Crawley2282122936-726
18Crewe2374122128-725
19Morecambe2374122537-1225
20Yeovil215882525023
21Cheltenham2257102233-1122
22Cambridge2355131938-1920
23Notts County2347122549-2419
24Macclesfield2345141838-2017
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