Mansfield Town picture of the day: Liam Lawrence fails from the spot as Mansfield Town lose play-off final to Huddersfield Town

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Liam Lawrence holds his head in his hands after watching his spot-kick crash against the bar in the Division Three play-off final defeat against Huddersfield.

The influential midfielder, who scored in Mansfield’s win at Huddersfield in the regular season, failed with his cheeky chip down the middle to leave Stags trailing 2-0 after two rounds of spot-kicks.

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Stags went on to lose the shoot-out 4-1, with Neil MacKenzie the only man to find the back of the net for Stags.

Mansfield’s dejected fans left Cardiff feeling cheated after they had had a goal ruled out in extra-time after the linesman ruled the ball had gone out for a goal-kick.