League Two
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Mansfield Town 1-0 Port Vale

CJ Hamilton's first-half strike sealed back-to-back League Two wins for Mansfield for the first time this season as they beat Port Vale.

The visitors also ended the game with 10 men when Manny Oyeleke was shown a second yellow card on 64 minutes.

A poor first half burst into life on 41 minutes thanks to Hamilton.

He ran into the box on the right from Hayden White's pass and sent a powerful shot flashing across Scott Brown into the far corner.

Hamilton had come the closest to a goal on 16 minutes from a similar position when his shot came back off post, a minute after Jacob Mellis had fired into the side netting from 18 yards.

Tyler Walker almost made it 2-0 just after half-time, but Brown blocked his close range backheel from Craig Davies' low cross.

Once Oyeleke had been dismissed, Stags should have had a second on 82 when keeper Brown slipped and gifted the ball to Danny Rose, but he managed to block Rose's finish and then saw Tyler Walker lift his follow-up over.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Mansfield

Formation 3-4-3

  • 12Olejnik
  • 4Preston
  • 5Pearce
  • 17SweeneySubstituted forElsnikat 77'minutes
  • 2White
  • 8Mellis
  • 6BishopBooked at 88mins
  • 3Benning
  • 19WalkerSubstituted forGrahamat 86'minutes
  • 9DaviesSubstituted forRoseat 54'minutes
  • 22Hamilton

Substitutes

  • 1Logan
  • 11Atkinson
  • 16Butcher
  • 20Elsnik
  • 29Graham
  • 30Smith
  • 32Rose

Port Vale

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Brown
  • 13Rawlinson
  • 5Legge
  • 15Smith
  • 23Clark
  • 4Joyce
  • 8OyelekeBooked at 64mins
  • 11HannantBooked at 87mins
  • 24WhitfieldSubstituted forMontañoat 56'minutesBooked at 70mins
  • 22ConlonBooked at 21minsSubstituted forDoddsat 55'minutesBooked at 70mins
  • 9PopeBooked at 86mins

Substitutes

  • 3Montaño
  • 6Kay
  • 12Hornby
  • 14Quigley
  • 19Dodds
  • 21Vassell
  • 25Hardcastle
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
4,316

Match Stats

Home TeamMansfieldAway TeamPort Vale
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home14
Away3
Shots on Target
Home5
Away1
Corners
Home9
Away2
Fouls
Home10
Away22

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Mansfield Town 1, Port Vale 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Mansfield Town 1, Port Vale 0.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Timi Max Elsnik (Mansfield Town).

  4. Post update

    Louis Dodds (Port Vale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Scott Brown.

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jacob Mellis (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  8. Post update

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

  9. Post update

    Foul by Connell Rawlinson (Port Vale).

  10. Booking

    Neal Bishop (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Neal Bishop (Mansfield Town).

  12. Post update

    Luke Joyce (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Booking

    Luke Hannant (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

    Malvind Benning (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Luke Hannant (Port Vale).

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Mansfield Town. Jordan Graham replaces Tyler Walker.

  17. Booking

    Tom Pope (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card.

  18. Post update

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

  19. Post update

    Foul by Tom Pope (Port Vale).

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Timi Max Elsnik (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.