Confident Stags ready to ‘giv e it a good go’ at Portsmouth

Adam Murray has left Mansfield Town.
Adam Murray has left Mansfield Town.

Adam Murray insists Mansfield Town will head for the cauldron of Fratton Park ready to ‘give it a good go’ against Portsmouth on Saturday.

The South Coast giants ended a run of three home defeats with a Checkatrade Trophy success against League One Bristol Rovers on Tuesday night.

But Mansfield are also full of confidence after two successive decent performances, winning 3-2 at Derby County U23s on Tuesday, and Stags boss Murray said: “It’s obviously a good game to go into, but we are going into it wanting to win.

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“We are feeling confident and we’ve got a lot of belief in what we are doing at the minute.

“There is a lot of energy and we are playing on the front foot. We we are going to go there and have a right go and see what happens.

“When the boys put in a shift like Tuesday night I have got every confidence in them.”