Weather: Good Stadium: One Call Stadium Pitch: Good Round: 31
Referee: Mark Heywood Home Manager: Steve Evans Away Manager: John Coleman
|Mansfield Town||Accrington Stanley|
|1||Tirs au but||1|
|Tirs non cadrés||
|Mansfield Town||Accrington Stanley|
|32 - Forward - Danny Rose||Shay McCartan - Forward - 10|
|2 - Defender - Rhys Bennett||Scott Brown - Midfielder - 8|
|3 - Defender - Malvind Benning||Janoi Donacien - Defender - 30|
|26 - Midfielder - Joel Byrom||Marek Rodak - Guard - 12|
|18 - Forward - Alex MacDonald||Mark Hughes - Defender - 3|
|7 - Forward - Shaquile Coulthirst||Matty Pearson - Defender - 2|
|16 - Defender - Hayden White||Jordan Clark - Forward - 7|
|5 - Defender - Krystian Pearce||Omar Beckles - Defender - 5|
|4 - Defender - Lee Collins||Billy Kee - Forward - 29|
|28 - Midfielder - Ben Whiteman||Seamus Conneely - Defender - 28|
|21 - Guard - Jake Kean||Sean McConville - Midfielder - 11|
|22 - Forward - CJ Hamilton||Aaron Chapman - Guard - 20|
|17 - Forward - Yoann Arquin||Arron Davies - Midfielder - 4|
|30 - Midfielder - Lewis Collins||Sean Clare - Defender - 15|
|10 - Forward - Matt Green||Harvey Rodgers - Midfielder - 32|
|24 - Midfielder - Jamie McGuire||Noor Husin - Midfielder - 6|
|1 - Guard - Scott Shearer||Jonathan Edwards - Forward - 24|
|8 - Midfielder - Alfie Potter||Romuald Boco - Forward - 14|
TEAM NEWS: Stags make one change to the side which beat Hartlepool as winger Alex MacDonald makes his full debut in… https://t.co/pvHQd6o2eM
TEAM NEWS: Young midfielder Lewis Collins is named on the bench after a number of impressive performances for the u… https://t.co/5eNEJqilxL
Stanley: Rodak, Donacien, Beckles, Hughes, Pearson, Clark, Conneely, Brown, McConville, McCartan, Kee v @mansfieldtownfc
Stanley subs: Chapman, Davies, Husin, Boco, Clare, Edwards, Rodgers v @mansfieldtownfc
RT @ASFCofficial: Stanley: Rodak, Donacien, Beckles, Hughes, Pearson, Clark, Conneely, Brown, McConville, McCartan, Kee v @mansfieldtownfc
RT @ASFCofficial: Stanley subs: Chapman, Davies, Husin, Boco, Clare, Edwards, Rodgers v @mansfieldtownfc
Better late than never - we have arrived at Field Mill @mansfieldtownfc https://t.co/kj5gYrBGdO
PHOTO: Fans enjoy a pre-match drink in the @sandypatebar https://t.co/M1OyLvkjLx
15 TO GO: We are just 15 minutes away from seeing if the Stags can extend their unbeaten run to nine. Who's excited?
The players are in the dressing room undergoing their final preparations for tonight's Sky Bet League Two encounter.
Coley makes four changes for the clash @mansfieldtownfc https://t.co/qhgEaO3ffA
RT @justaveragejen: Night out for #valentines at @mansfieldtownfc well at least these two are happy lol COYS fingers crossed for a win…
HERE COME THE TEAMS!
Valentine's night @mansfieldtownfc ❤🔴⚪️ https://t.co/oRVzFlSaW0
REMINDER: Stags make one change to the side which beat Hartlepool, with winger Alex MacDonald taking the place of Alfie Potter.
Former Stanley midfielder Joel Byrom starts for @mansfieldtownfc as does former Burnley striker Alex MacDonald
Off we go - Mansfield kick us off
1- Stags get the game underway. #NotMuchMatchesMansfield
2- Accrington have begun the game on the front foot, as manager John Coleman suggested they would yesterday, but Stags coping well. 0-0.
4- Coulthirst does well to stay on his feet on the edge of the box and tests Rodak with a well-hit left-footed effort. 0-0.
4- Pearce brings down McCartan on the Accrington right and McConville will swing a ball into the box. 0-0.
Shaquile Coulthirst has the first shot - Rodak dives down low to deny him 0-0 #mtfc
Goal to Accrington Stanley.
Beckles scores 0-1 to Stanley!
5- The ball breaks loose in the box and Omar Beckles drives it low beyond Kean. 0-1.
It was a Sean Mcconville free kick which landed at the feet of Beckles who drilled home 0-1
7- Hayden White and Shay McCartan have just had a bit of a scuffle in the box after an Accrington shout for a penalty was turned down. 0-1.
8- The referee speaks to both players and then the game gets back underway. 0-1.
9- Coulthirst is clearly tripped on halfway by Beckles but referee Mark Heywood gives nothing. 0-1.
Stanley have started well - pressing on every occasion. Reds lead 0-1 #mtfc
11- MacDonald hooks the ball down the line and Coulthirst makes life difficult for Beckles, winning a throw in the process. 0-1.
11- MacDonald is now brought down by Pearson on the left-hand touchline, around 30 yards from the byline. Byrom to take the free-kick. 0-1.
12- Byrom swings the ball in deep towards the back post and Whiteman's header is straight at Rodak. 0-1.
Header from Mansfield's Ben Whiteman is collected by Rodak. 0-1 to Stanley
15- Good flick by Rose to find Coulthirst who is well halted in the box by Hughes. 0-1.
16- Stags break well with Collins who plays a one-two with Coulthirst before angling a cross towards Rose, which is marginally too high. 0-1
Mansfield are doing the pressing now - not tested Rodak yet. 0-1 to Stanley
17- Rose does enough to allow the ball to fall for Coulthirst in the box, but his left-footed effort is dragged wide. 0-1.
McCartan picks up an early booking for kicking the ball away - 18 mins gone, Stanley lead 0-1 #mtfc
18- McCartan receives a caution for kicking the ball away a long while after the whistle had gone for offside. 0-1.
20- Pearson brings the ball down on his chest and volleys towards goal from 20 yards but it deflects off Collins and out for a corner. 0-1.
20- HUGE CHANCE! McConville swings in a corner and Pearson volleys over on the half-volley from five yards out. 0-1.
Should have been two - from a corner, the ball landed at Pearson's feet with the keeper stranded but he fired over. 0-1 to Stanley #mtfc
Janoi Donacien booked - it's a lively game... 0-1 to Stanley
22- Donacien goes into the book for dragging back Coulthirst as he attempted to set Whiteman away down the right. 0-1.
23- Searching ball forward by Whiteman is heading towards Rose but Pearson climbs well to nod it back to his 'keeper. 0-1.
Low ball in from Jordan Clark cleared for a corner - Stanley looking for a second. Reds lead 0-1 #mtfc
25- Clark does well to beat both MacDonald and Benning before having his low cross turned behind by Bennett. 0-1.
27- MacDonald gives away a free-kick 25 yards from goal and gets a booking as he takes McConville's legs from under him. 0-1.
Alex MacDonald booked for Mansfield - Stanley free kick in same place where goal came from ..
Shay McCartan's free kick is over the bar - Reds lead 0-1 #mtfc
28- McCartan drives the free-kick wide of the far post. 0-1.
Goal to Stanley.
MCCARTAN SCORES A SECOND 0-2 TO STANLEY
29- Collins fails to clear in the box and Shay McCartan pounces and drives the ball into the bottom corner from 10 yards out. 0-2.
It was a scrappy goal as the ball bounced around the area and McCartan pounced. 0-2 #mtfc
30- McConville attempts an acrobatic clearance and gets it all wrong as he plays it out for a corner. 0-2.
Mansfield reply immediately 1-2
30- Stags get straight back into the game as Pearce heads the ball into the six-yard box and RHYS BENNETT bundles i… https://t.co/eD63jvWph4
32- Benning is impeded by both Clark and Pearson as he tries to carry it down the left and Pearson gets a booking. 1-2.
Matty Pearson booked now - that's three yellow cards for Stanley in 32 minutes
34- Kean mis-hits his clearance and MacDonald ends up flying into the dugouts whilst trying to keep it in. 1-2.
35- Great pressure by White has he carries the ball all of 50 yards and then forces Rodak to put it out for a throw. 1-2.
37- Rose bundles Pearson over whilst chasing a ball towards the Stanley box and gets penalised for a foul. 1-2.
38- Rose puts Beckles under great pressure in the corner and wins a throw as the centre-half heads it out of play. 1-2.
41- Byrom goes into the book for catching Pearson as he took the ball inside him. Looked harsh. 1-2.
Ex-Red Joel Byrom in the referee's notebook now - tackles are flying in. 1-2 to Stanley #mtfc
Goal to Accrington Stanley.
BILLY KEE SUPERB LOB MAKES IT 3-1
44- Rhys Bennett gets outmuscled far too easy on the edge of the box and Billy Kee hits a brilliant dipping volley into the top corner. 1-3.
Defender misjudges the ball, Kee pounces and hooks it over the keeper from around 20 yards - Stanley lead 1-3
45- There will be four minutes added on at the end of the first half. 1-3.
Three minutes added time - Reds lead 1-3 #mtfc
45- Byrom heads Pearson's long throw behind for a corner. 1-3.
45- Collins gets tripped as he tried to take it beyond three Stanley players. Byrom over this on the Stags' right. 1-3.
Mansfield come straight back again 2-3
45- Stags get a vital goal on the stroke of half-time as HAYDEN WHITE heads Byrom's free-kick into the ground and b… https://t.co/IuMXX9JERw
Superb save from Rodak to stop MacDonald making it all square at half time - Stanley lead 2-3. What a game!
45- WHAT A SAVE! MacDonald hits an incredible volley on the turn from 25 yards and Rodak pulls off a quite wonderful save to deny him. 2-3.
And that's half-time. What a second half we're in for. https://t.co/ZUUina9DIs
Teams are back out - five goals in the first half with Stanley leading 2-3 v Mansfield
Both sides have returned for the second half and CJ Hamilton has replaced Joel Byrom at the break.
Stanley kick us off in the second half - Mansfield bring on CJ Hamilton for Joel Byrom. Reds lead 2-3 #mtfc
46- We're back underway. Come on you Stags!
47- Good link-up play between White and MacDonald down the right results in MacDonald's cross being headed behind by Pearson. 2-3.
Mansfield on the attack early in the second half - Reds lead 2-3
48- MacDonald's corner is palmed away by Rodak and Brown then clears for Stanley. 2-3.
49- Clark cuts in from the right and his curling effort is deflected behind for a corner by Benning. 2-3.
Jordan Clark effort is deflected wide - corner to Stanley. Reds lead 2-3 #mtfc
Against the post - Pearson's header hits the bar and then he follows up and heads over. Reds lead 2-3 #mtfc
50- Let off. Beckles heads towards goal, Kean leaves it, thinking it's going behind, it hits the post and Pearson heads the rebound over.
51- Bennett receives a booking for bringing down McCartan. 2-3.
52- Good ball through by Conneely as he looks for Pearson and he does well to keep it in, but it goes out for a throw on the far side. 2-3.
53- Good defending by White as he watches the ball behind for a goal kick under pressure from McConville. 2-3.
54- Hamilton is body-checked as he carries the ball away from the Stags' box, winning Stags a free-kick. 2-3.
56- Pearson latches on to a good ball over the top and fires a low cross towards Kee which Bennett does really well to turn behind. 2-3.
Pearson great ball in but Kee can't properly connect and it's out for a corner - all Stanley at the moment. Reds lead 2-3 #mtfc
56- There's a foul as the corner comes in and Kean has a free-kick on his six-yard line. 2-3.
59- Bennett bundles over McCartan on halfway and gives Accrington a free-kick just as Stags were building some pressure. 2-3.
59- Benning hooks a clearance high and out for a corner from the edge of the box. 2-3.
61- Beckles brings down Rose in front of the dugouts and Stags want the centre-half to see red but it's just a yellow. 2-3.
Beckles yellow card for stopping Danny Rose - crowd shouting for red. Stanley lead 2-3 #mtfc
PENALTY TO THE STAGS!!!!
Penalty to Mansfield
There was a foul on Pearce in the box by Conneely and Coulthirst will take this penalty... 2-3.
COULTHIRST SCORES!!!!!!!!!!! https://t.co/CbtsRTMMuC
Mansfield score 3-3 - and Seamus Conneely was booked for giving away the penalty
COULTHIRST SENDS RODAK THE WRONG WAY AND STAGS ARE LEVEL!!!!!! https://t.co/tgq6CSyZSy
64- Pearson drives a wicked cross into the box and Pearce slices it behind for a corner. What a game this is. 3-3.
Penalty to Accrington...
PENALTY TO STANLEY - FOUL ON KEE 3-3
66- Krystian Pearce blocks off Kee in the area and Accrington have a chance to retake the lead. 3-3.
67- And Billy Kee sends Kean the wrong way. 3-4.
KEE SCORES - STANLEY LEAD 3-4
68- Whiteman finds MacDonald with a good ball to the right but he'd strayed marginally offside. 3-4.
71- Substitution for the Stags. Striker Matt Green is coming on in place of Alex MacDonald. 3-4.
Mansfield sub: Alex MacDonald off and Matt Green on. Time to breathe.... Stanley lead 3-4
Stanley sub: Boco on and McCartan off. Reds lead 3-4 #mtfc
72- Shay McCartan is strolling from one side of the pitch to the other accompanied by the physio before being replaced by Romuald Boco. 3-4.
PHOTO: @ShaqCoulthirst controls the ball https://t.co/MCDXwBH6bO
73- OFF THE POST! Coulthirst does so well to beat Hughes and pull it back to Hamilton who strikes the base of the post from 12 yards out.
Mansfield hit the post - CJ Hamilton hits his shot against the woodwork. 3-4 to Stanley
75- Benning is penalised for a foul on McConville over on the left and Pearson heads wide from the free-kick. 3-4.
Attendance: 3,226 (58 away)
PHOTO: @BenWhiteman17 Whiteman knocks the ball forward towards the waiting @ShaqCoulthirst https://t.co/Luizyq3953
Crowd is 3,226 with (so far) 58 happy Stanley fans
77- Billy Kee is down on the edge of the box after being caught in the head and Accrington now have a free-kick. Kee is covered in blood.
78- GREAT SAVE! McConville curls the ball around the wall and sees his effort tipped onto the post by Kean. 3-4.
McConville hits the post - Kee is off having treatment to a head injury. It's all happening. Stanley lead 3-4 #mtfc
PHOTO: @RhysBeno91 gets the ball over the line https://t.co/bF1Nt9jcAW
79- Stags make their final change as Yoann Arquin replaces Danny Rose. 3-4.
Kee - with his head bandaged - becomes the sixth Stanley player booked
80- Kee goes into the book for throwing the ball away after Stags were awarded a free-kick. 3-4.
PHOTO: @HaydenWhite7 heads into the Accrington goal https://t.co/jWnVLrMfB4
PHOTO: @HaydenWhite7 celebrates his goal https://t.co/Od3d5glASb
82: Stanley sub: Kee off and Edwards on. Reds lead 3-4 #mtfc
82- Collins is adjudged to have fouled McConville and clearly feels like he didn't touch the winger. Free-kick. 3-4.
83- Jonathan Edwards has replaced Billy Kee for the visitors. 3-4.
84- Hughes is climbing all over Arquin around 40 yards from goal and Stags win a free-kick. 3-4.
84- Whiteman plays it short to White and Collins glances a header wide from his cross. 3-4.
85- Lee Collins gets a yellow card as McConville goes down as he cleared the ball. Didn't actually look like he touched him. 3-4.
It's all getting a bad tempered - Stanley lead 3-4 and have five minutes to hold on #mtfc
88- McConville goes down easily again under a challenge from Coulthirst and wins a free-kick. Steve Evans gets a talking-to for his protests
Mansfield boss Steve Evans being spoken to be the ref
4-4 - superb goal from 30 yards. Couldn't stop that.
90- Hayden White heads the ball on and YOANN ARQUIN hits a dipping volley beyond Rodak from 25 yards out. 4-4!!
90- There will be SEVEN minutes of time added on. 4-4.
SEVEN minutes added time - 4-4 #mtfc
Coulthirst close to a fifth for Mansfield - fired just wide 4-4
90- CLOSE!! Hamilton races down the left and angles a low cross in towards Coulthirst and his effort skids just wide. 4-4.
90- Accrington make their final change as Sean McConville is replaced by Sean Clare. 4-4.
Stanley sub - Clare on for McConville. 4-4 - still a few minutes left
Still playing .. 4-4
90- Substitute Clare drives a low effort wide of the far post from 25 yards out. 4-4.
90- Coulthirst does really well to keep possession and is then bundled over by Brown. Accrington clear the free-kick. 4-4.
FT: Mansfield 4 Stanley 4 - breathtaking game. Stanley led 2-0 and 3-1 but were pegged back by in-form Mansfield
FULL-TIME: Stags 4-4 Accrington Stanley. Report and reaction on that incredible encounter to follow. https://t.co/sAPBLeGUQF
FT 4-4: Two from Kee, one from Beckles and one from McCartan - so unlucky not to hold on for a win v Mansfield