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Forest Green Rovers 1-1 Mansfield Town

Reuben Reid scored a second-half equaliser as Forest Green and Mansfield draw a captivating League Two game.

Mansfield opened their account in the 14th minute, with Nottingham Forest loanee Jorge Grant breaking the deadlock from Nicky Ajose's assist before substitute Reid restored parity for Rovers with 20 minutes to go.

Earlier, Rovers survived a 32nd-minute reprieve. Grant arrowed over a cross for the unmarked Ajose to glance his free header against a post with James Montgomery rooted to his line.

Mansfield struck the frame of the goal for the second time in the match, with Tyler Walker's 25-yard drive clipping the underside of the bar in the 39th minute.

Rovers were forced into a goalkeeping change on the hour, Montgomery sustaining a facial injury when Mansfield substitute Gethin Jones' boot caught the goalkeeper in the face.

Rovers levelled in the 70th minute when substitute Reid flicked home from a Liam Shephard delivery for his seventh of the season.

Grant for Mansfield and Reid for Rovers both missed late chances and Smith got a touch to a stoppage-time strike from Reece Brown.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Forest Green

  • 13MontgomerySubstituted forWardat 61'minutes
  • 6Rawson
  • 16Gunning
  • 19McGinleySubstituted forJamesat 45'minutes
  • 2Shephard
  • 20Digby
  • 10Brown
  • 7Winchester
  • 23Mills
  • 11WilliamsSubstituted forReidat 59'minutes
  • 9Doidge

Substitutes

  • 4James
  • 5Collins
  • 14Campbell
  • 21McCoulsky
  • 25Scoble
  • 26Reid
  • 34Ward

Mansfield

  • 14Smith
  • 4Preston
  • 5Pearce
  • 17SweeneyBooked at 40mins
  • 22Hamilton
  • 6Bishop
  • 8Mellis
  • 3Benning
  • 23Grant
  • 19Walker
  • 21AjoseSubstituted forJonesat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Logan
  • 10Khan
  • 11Atkinson
  • 20Jones
  • 26Law
  • 30Smith
  • 32Rose
Referee:
Chris Sarginson
Attendance:
2,428

Match Stats

Home TeamForest GreenAway TeamMansfield
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home17
Away8
Shots on Target
Home5
Away1
Corners
Home5
Away2
Fouls
Home6
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Forest Green Rovers 1, Mansfield Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forest Green Rovers 1, Mansfield Town 1.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by CJ Hamilton.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Krystian Pearce.

Attempt blocked. Reece Brown (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Malvind Benning (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Christian Doidge (Forest Green Rovers).

Attempt missed. Carl Winchester (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Jorge Grant (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Liam Shephard (Forest Green Rovers).

CJ Hamilton (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Reece Brown (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Reece Brown (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jacob Mellis (Mansfield Town).

Attempt missed. Reuben Reid (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

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

Foul by Lloyd James (Forest Green Rovers).

Carl Winchester (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tyler Walker (Mansfield Town).

Foul by Reuben Reid (Forest Green Rovers).

Ryan Sweeney (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Jorge Grant (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt missed. Carl Winchester (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Gavin Gunning (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tyler Walker (Mansfield Town).

Attempt blocked. Carl Winchester (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Joseph Mills (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Gethin Jones (Mansfield Town).

Attempt blocked. Neal Bishop (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Forest Green Rovers 1, Mansfield Town 1. Reuben Reid (Forest Green Rovers) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Liam Shephard.

Attempt missed. Carl Winchester (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is high and wide to the right.

Carl Winchester (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Neal Bishop (Mansfield Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Lewis Ward replaces James Montgomery because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Reuben Reid replaces George Williams.

Delay in match James Montgomery (Forest Green Rovers) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Gethin Jones replaces Nicky Ajose.

Hand ball by Lloyd James (Forest Green Rovers).

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Krystian Pearce.

Attempt blocked. Reece Brown (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City29178453292459
2Mansfield301413345232255
3Bury30158758362253
4Forest Green301312546281851
5Carlisle301631148351351
6MK Dons29148746262050
7Exeter29138839291047
8Colchester301371045351046
9Stevenage30135123538-344
10Tranmere2911994238442
11Crewe30125133337-441
12Swindon301010103339-640
13Newport28117103845-740
14Oldham29109104237539
15Grimsby30114153038-837
16Crawley30113163542-736
17Northampton2971393839-134
18Port Vale3089132737-1033
19Cheltenham2988133545-1032
20Cambridge3095162850-2232
21Yeovil2879123034-430
22Morecambe3078153047-1729
23Macclesfield3076172948-1927
24Notts County2949162959-3021
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