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Mansfield Town 0-1 Yeovil Town

Struggling Yeovil pulled off an unexpected win at promotion-chasing Mansfield.

After a 17-game unbeaten streak, it was a second successive defeat for the Stags as third-bottom Yeovil ended a run of 10 without victory courtesy of Jordan Green's first-half goal.

Mansfield also ended the day with 10 men after Matt Preston was sent off in the last minute for a second-bookable offence.

The hosts struggled against a powerful wind in the first half and found themselves trailing to Green's 19th-minute strike.

Carl Dickinson's long ball saw Green skip through to slot under debutant goalkeeper Jordan Smith.

The Stags struggled to play their football though CJ Hamilton and Tyler Walker both forced good saves from Nathan Baxter, who also tipped over a 30-yard effort from Jacob Mellis.

Mansfield had a let-off in the 56th minute as Smith beat away a fierce Green shot and when Jake Gray curled the ball back in it came back off the crossbar.

After the break Baxter made a remarkable save to thwart substitute Danny Rose, while Walker headed home seconds later only to be denied by an offside flag.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Mansfield

  • 14Smith
  • 4PrestonBooked at 90mins
  • 5Pearce
  • 17SweeneyBooked at 45mins
  • 2WhiteSubstituted forGrahamat 58'minutes
  • 8Mellis
  • 10KhanSubstituted forRoseat 45'minutes
  • 11AtkinsonSubstituted forElsnikat 63'minutes
  • 3Benning
  • 19Walker
  • 22Hamilton

Substitutes

  • 1Logan
  • 16Butcher
  • 20Elsnik
  • 26Law
  • 29Graham
  • 30Smith
  • 32Rose

Yeovil

  • 12Baxter
  • 4Warren
  • 2Gafaiti
  • 21Grant
  • 23James
  • 20D'Almeida
  • 10GraySubstituted forFisherat 83'minutes
  • 3Dickinson
  • 25DobreSubstituted forBrowneat 72'minutes
  • 11Green
  • 13ZokoBooked at 79minsSubstituted forMugabiat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Nelson
  • 5Mugabi
  • 7Browne
  • 9Fisher
  • 15Rogers
  • 18Arquin
  • 30Santos
Referee:
Carl Boyeson
Attendance:
4,374

Match Stats

Home TeamMansfieldAway TeamYeovil
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home19
Away10
Shots on Target
Home9
Away4
Corners
Home10
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Mansfield Town 0, Yeovil Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Mansfield Town 0, Yeovil Town 1.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Matt Preston (Mansfield Town) for a bad foul.

Tom James (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Matt Preston (Mansfield Town).

Foul by Malvind Benning (Mansfield Town).

Jordan Green (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Bevis Mugabi replaces Francois Zoko.

Hand ball by Josh Grant (Yeovil Town).

Attempt saved. Rhys Browne (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Alex Fisher replaces Jake Gray.

Attempt saved. Tyler Walker (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

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

Foul by Francois Zoko (Yeovil Town).

Attempt missed. Tyler Walker (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Booking

Francois Zoko (Yeovil Town) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.

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

Foul by Jake Gray (Yeovil Town).

Sessi D'Almeida (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jacob Mellis (Mansfield Town).

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

Foul by Francois Zoko (Yeovil Town).

Attempt missed. Danny Rose (Mansfield Town) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Adel Gafaiti.

Attempt blocked. Jordan Graham (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Jordan Graham (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Rhys Browne replaces Mihai-Alexandru Dobre.

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

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Carl Dickinson.

Tyler Walker (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Adel Gafaiti (Yeovil Town).

Attempt saved. Timi Max Elsnik (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Adel Gafaiti.

Attempt blocked. Jordan Graham (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Timi Max Elsnik (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Mihai-Alexandru Dobre (Yeovil Town) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Krystian Pearce (Mansfield Town).

Adel Gafaiti (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Gary Warren.

Attempt blocked. Danny Rose (Mansfield Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

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1Lincoln City26157447262152
2Bury28147753322149
3MK Dons26138544232147
4Colchester28137842301246
5Mansfield261112337201745
6Carlisle281431145351045
7Forest Green261111439251444
8Exeter27128738281044
9Tranmere2711974133842
10Stevenage28125113335-241
11Oldham2710984033739
12Swindon2891093137-637
13Newport26106103745-836
14Crewe28105133036-635
15Grimsby27104132934-534
16Northampton2771283535033
17Crawley27103143440-633
18Cheltenham2778123241-929
19Port Vale2778122636-1029
20Cambridge2885152547-2229
21Morecambe2877142844-1628
22Yeovil2669112832-427
23Macclesfield2866162544-1924
24Notts County2849152957-2821
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