Full Mansfield Town debut for Hutchinson for Stags at Luton Town

BEN Hutchinson was handed a full debut in Mansfield Town’s tough trip to Luton Town tonight.

Saturday’s last gasp penalty hero was set to play just behind the forwards with Gary Roberts and Adam Murray behind him in midfield.

Making way for him was Lindon Meikle, relegated to the bench.

At the back Joe Kendrick was dropped from left back, Luke O’Neill moving across to cover, Ritchie Sutton going across to right back and Martin Riley coming into the centre of the defence.

The Hatters included ex-Stags stars Kevin Pilkington and Aaron O’Connor.

LUTON: K. Pilkington, Gleeson, Taylor, G. Pilkington, Lawless, Morgan-Smith, Crow, O’Connor, Howells, Watkins, Kovacs. Subs: Tyler, McAllister, Fleetwood, Dance, Poku.

STAGS: Marriott; Sutton, Dempster, Riley, O’Neill; Murray, Hutchinson, Roberts; Dyer, Green, Smith. Subs: Worthington, Briscoe, Hopwell, Redmond, Meikle.

REFEREE: Mr Michael Bull of Essex.

Check in at chad.co.uk for a full match report later this evening.