Mansfield 1-0 Stevenage- Match Report

Mansfield 1-0 Stevenage: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.Lambe roasts StevenageA first win in seven games was enough to haul Mansfield out of the relegation zone as they edged out visiting Stevenage 1-0 in a scrappy affair.Sub Reggie Lambe proved the winner with a 52nd minute volley in a game in which debut-making birthday boy Lenny Pidgeley in the home goal did not have a serious save to make.The first half was a scrappy affair on a difficult surface with few real chances.Stevenage keeper Chris Day did have to dive to his right on 36 minutes to push away a curling Chris Clements free-kick from 30 yards.Three minutes later Ben Kennedy fed Bruno Andrade through on the right and he cut inside before pulling a low finish wide of the near post when he should have scored.Right on half-time, Day was down to hold a Ryan Tafazolli header from a corner.Lambe replaced Billy Kee for Mansfield for the second half and within seven minutes had broken the deadlock.Matt Rhead headed a long far-post cross by Lee Beevers from the right back across goal where Lambe had stolen in unmarked to lift a rising volley under the near angle.On 59 minutes Danny Johnson whipped a snapshot into the Mansfield sidenetting after they failed to clear a free kick.But the visitors failed to find a reply as they slipped to a third straight defeat

Source : PA

Source: PA