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Mansfield Town 1-1 Bristol Rovers

Keiran Murtagh scored an own-goal on his full Mansfield debut to hand Bristol Rovers a point in League Two.

Home goalkeeper Alan Marriott saved from Lee Crown, Ollie Clarke and David Clarkson, who also fired wide, as Rovers dominated early on.

Lee Stevenson headed the Stags ahead against the run of play, as Andy Bond, Clarke, Eliot Richards and Ryan Brunt were all denied an equaliser.

But the hosts' resolve was broken when Murtagh slid in Alefe Santos's cross.

Line-ups

Mansfield

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Marriott
  • 17Beevers
  • 30DanielSubstituted forPalmerat 87'minutes
  • 6Riley
  • 4Dempster
  • 2Sutton
  • 8Murtagh
  • 13Howell
  • 24AndrewSubstituted forRheadat 59'minutes
  • 11Clucas
  • 10StevensonSubstituted forMeikleat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Rhead
  • 16Jennings
  • 18Hutchinson
  • 20Meikle
  • 25Poku
  • 33Mitchell
  • 36Palmer

Bristol Rovers

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Mildenhall
  • 14BrownSubstituted forKearyat 23'minutes
  • 2Smith
  • 24O Clarke
  • 30Lockyer
  • 6Parkes
  • 15NorburnSubstituted forRichardsat 56'minutes
  • 32O'Toole
  • 26Brunt
  • 7Clarkson
  • 16BondSubstituted forSantosat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Gill
  • 10Richards
  • 20Gough
  • 23Goddard
  • 33Santos
  • 34Keary
  • 35Southway
Referee:
Scott Duncan
Attendance:
3,275

Match Stats

Home TeamMansfieldAway TeamBristol Rovers
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home7
Away16
Shots on Target
Home2
Away8
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home6
Away5

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Mansfield Town 1, Bristol Rovers 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Mansfield Town 1, Bristol Rovers 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Pat Keary (Bristol Rovers).

  4. Post update

    Ollie Palmer (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Alefe Santos (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Lee Beevers (Mansfield Town).

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. John-Joe O'Toole (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Mansfield Town. Ollie Palmer replaces Colin Daniel.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Mansfield Town 1, Bristol Rovers 1. Alefe Santos (Bristol Rovers) left footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Bristol Rovers. Conceded by Kieran Murtagh.

  11. Post update

    Kieran Murtagh (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Ollie Clarke (Bristol Rovers).

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Bristol Rovers. Alefe Santos replaces Andrew Bond.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Mansfield Town. Lindon Meikle replaces Lee Stevenson.

  15. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ryan Brunt (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Tom Lockyer.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Eliot Richards (Bristol Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ollie Clarke (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  19. Post update

    Tom Parkes (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Matthew Rhead (Mansfield Town).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chesterfield11722189923
2Fleetwood117132012822
3Oxford Utd116322112921
4Morecambe116321914521
5Rochdale116231611520
6Exeter116231413120
7Mansfield115421511419
8Scunthorpe10451138517
9Wycombe115241714317
10Southend115241210217
11Wimbledon115241312117
12Newport114431514116
13Dag & Red114431515016
14Burton114341517-215
15Portsmouth113441819-113
16Hartlepool113351314-112
17Cheltenham113351422-812
18York103251314-111
19Plymouth11326814-611
20Bristol Rovers112451015-510
21Bury112361315-29
22Torquay112361321-89
23Northampton11227815-78
24Accrington11038719-123
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