Mansfield 4-1 Grimsby - 09-Sep-2017 : Match Report

09 September 2017
Mansfield back on form as they thump Grimsby

Krystian Pearce and Lee Angol both scored twice as promotion favourites Mansfield returned to winning ways with a comfortable 4-1 win over Grimsby.

Angol scored twice from the penalty spot to help the Stags to a first win in four attempts, with the Mariners grabbing a consolation when Sam Jones scored the third spot-kick of the game with five minutes to go

Mansfield took the lead when Angol scored a 34th-minute penalty after David Mirfin had been upended by Mills.

Scott Vernon and Siriki Dembele wasted chances to pull Grimsby level just after the restart.

And they were made to pay as Mansfield doubled their lead after 54 minutes when skipper Pearce volleyed home Joel Byrom's corner.

The points were safe six minutes later when Pearce prodded in a rebound after James McKeown had pulled off a superb save to deny Rhys Bennett.

The home side made it four when Angol scored again from the spot in the 79th minute after he had been brought down.

Jones pulled one back for the visitors after Bennett fouled Diallang Jaiyesimi.

Source: PA