Mickey Boulding’s first Mansfield Town hat-trick could not have been better timed as Stags pulled themselves to within a point of safety with two games to go.
Mansfield began Saturday afternoon knowing they could be relegated if they lost and other results went against them.
And things looked grim indeed when home keeper Jason White allowed a Marc Pugh shot to wriggle from his grasp and over the line inside the opening 75 seconds.
But Stags stormed back to lead 2-1 at the break as Boulding finished off two Matty Hamshaw crosses.
CLICK HERE for full match report