Murray and Smith missing for Mansfield against Cambridge

WINGER Adam Smith has failed to recover from injury and has been replaced in the starting line-up for Mansfield Town’s match with Cambridge United.

Smith has been replaced by Lindon Meikle, who replaced Smith after he injured his back against Lincoln City.

Skipper Adam Murray was also absent with injury allowing Anthony Howell to keep his place in the team.

Stags know that one point tonight will be good enough to move them into the play-off places for the first time since 27th September.

CAMBRIDGE UNITED: Naisbitt, Roberts, Jennings, Shaw, McAuley, Tiryaki, Pugh, Berry, Jackson, Hudson, Eades. Subs not used: Jarvis, Hughes, Marriott, Brighton.

MANSFIELD TOWN: Marriott, Riley, Briscoe, Green, Dyer, O’Neill, Sutton, Howell, Meikle, Geohagon, Roberts. Subs not used: Worthington, Stevenson, Rhead, Redmond, Hutchinson.

REFEREE: Justin Amey