Scott Hogan scored in each half as high-flying Rochdale piled more misery on a Mansfield Town side who have now not won in 13 games.

Hogan put Dale ahead, rising to head in a Graham Cummins cross, and Matthew Lund's close-range shot made it 2-0 after good work by Peter Vincenti.

Ollie Palmer headed a rare Mansfield chance wide before the interval.

But Hogan ended any lingering hopes of a comeback after the break, shooting home after good work by Michael Rose.

Cummins could have added to the lead in the closing stages while Mansfield did not manage a shot on target throughout.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Rochdale assistant manager Chris Beech told BBC Radio Manchester:

"We asked for that from the players today. We wanted to be disciplined but also expressive and the boys were exactly that.

"It was good to see three goals inside the six-yard box. Crosses flashing across the goal, players really working hard off the ball to make those runs.

"The best thing for us is it hits some rhythm. We're playing, recovering, training, playing. And we've got a rhythm to the next ten days now."

Lineup, Bookings (1) & Substitutions (3)

Rochdale

  • 21 Thomson
  • 02 Rafferty
  • 25 Rose
  • 12 Lund
  • 06 Lancashire
  • 22 O'Connell
  • 07 Vincenti
  • 04 Cavanagh
  • 29 Cummins
  • 11 Hogan (Bunney - 83' )
  • 40 Henderson

Substitutes

  • 03 Bennett
  • 05 Eastham
  • 14 Héry
  • 16 Done
  • 23 Collis
  • 24 Allen
  • 39 Bunney

Mansfield Town

  • 01 Marriott
  • 28 Westlake
  • 17 Beevers
  • 21 Murray
  • 06 Riley
  • 05 McCombe
  • 19 Clements
  • 13 Howell
  • 15 Dyer (Meikle - 51' Booked )
  • 24 Andrew
  • 36 Palmer (Daniel - 74' )

Substitutes

  • 02 Sutton
  • 07 Briscoe
  • 10 Stevenson
  • 20 Meikle
  • 22 Deakin
  • 23 McGuire
  • 30 Daniel
Ref: Mark Haywood
Att: 2,671

Match Stats

Shots

9 1

On target

5 0

Corners

3 7

Fouls

4 11

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Rochdale 3, Mansfield Town 0.

90:00 +3:14 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Rochdale 3, Mansfield Town 0.

85:34

Matthew Lund (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

85:34

Foul by Adam Murray (Mansfield Town).

82:01 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Rochdale. Joe Bunney replaces Scott Hogan.

80:55

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Joseph Rafferty.

78:51

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Peter Cavanagh.

77:27

Foul by Joseph Rafferty (Rochdale).

77:27

Adam Murray (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

73:54 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Mansfield Town. Colin Daniel replaces Ollie Palmer.

69:14

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Darryl Westlake.

66:32

Oliver Lancashire (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

66:32

Foul by Calvin Andrew (Mansfield Town).

62:50

Peter Vincenti (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

62:50

Foul by Calvin Andrew (Mansfield Town).

61:19

Peter Vincenti (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

61:19

Foul by Calvin Andrew (Mansfield Town).

58:10

Attempt saved. Scott Hogan (Rochdale) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

54:40

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Ian Henderson.

52:16

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Joseph Rafferty.

51:51

Attempt saved. Matthew Lund (Rochdale) right footed shot from long range on the left is saved in the centre of the goal.

51:13 Booking

Booking Lindon Meikle (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

51:06

Michael Rose (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

51:06

Foul by Lindon Meikle (Mansfield Town).

50:06 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Mansfield Town. Lindon Meikle replaces Ross Dyer.

49:31 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Rochdale 3, Mansfield Town 0. Scott Hogan (Rochdale) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Michael Rose with a cross.

49:06

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Lee Beevers.

48:51

Attempt blocked. Michael Rose (Rochdale) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

45:00

Second Half begins Rochdale 2, Mansfield Town 0.

45:00 +2:19 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Rochdale 2, Mansfield Town 0.

45:00 +0:53

Attempt missed. Graham Cummins (Rochdale) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

45:00

Hand ball by Anthony Howell (Mansfield Town).

43:46

Attempt missed. Graham Cummins (Rochdale) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

40:00

Peter Vincenti (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

40:00

Foul by Calvin Andrew (Mansfield Town).

38:04

Foul by Ian Henderson (Rochdale).

38:04

Calvin Andrew (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

37:21

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Adam Murray.

34:09

Oliver Lancashire (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

34:09

Foul by Ollie Palmer (Mansfield Town).

33:42

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Jack O'Connell.

33:04

Attempt missed. Ollie Palmer (Mansfield Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

31:28

Foul by Scott Hogan (Rochdale).

31:28

Martin Riley (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

29:59

Attempt missed. Ian Henderson (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

28:28

Matthew Lund (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

28:28

Foul by Chris Clements (Mansfield Town).

16:45

Hand ball by Ollie Palmer (Mansfield Town).

15:24

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Ian Henderson.

13:19

Peter Vincenti (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

13:19

Foul by Anthony Howell (Mansfield Town).

12:01 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Rochdale 2, Mansfield Town 0. Matthew Lund (Rochdale) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Peter Vincenti.

10:14

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Jack O'Connell.

8:13

Foul by Matthew Lund (Rochdale).

8:13

Chris Clements (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

5:08 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Rochdale 1, Mansfield Town 0. Scott Hogan (Rochdale) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Graham Cummins with a cross.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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