STAGS, aiming to end their miserable seven-match home losing streak against Bury tonight, were dealt a pre-match blow when midfielder Stephen Dawson was ruled out with illness.
He was replaced by youngster Chris Wood who went to right back with Keith Briggs pushed into central midfield.
MANSFIELD: Muggleton, Mullins, Jelleyman, D'Laryea, Hamshaw, M. Boulding, Buxton, Louis, Atkinson, Wood, Briggs. Subs: White, McAliskey, Brown, Arnold, Holmes.
BURY: Randolph, Scott, Challinor, Haslam, Hurst, Bishop, Barry-Murphy, Buchanan, Adams, Bennett, Sodje. Subs: Provett, Baker, Parrish, Rooney, Yeo.
REFEREE: Kevin Wright of Cambridgshire.