As predicted, Stags named the same starting eleven which performed so well in the draws with Braintree and Luton Town for Saturday’s home match with Kettering.
But Ritchie Sutton made a welcome return from injury to earn a place on the bench at the expense of Nick Wood as the Stags went in search of their first win of the season.
MANSFIELD TOWN: Marriott, Kendrick, Riley, Futcher, O’Neill, Briscoe, Murray, Howell, Meikle, Dyer, Green. Subs not used: Redmond, Worthington, Stevenson, Connor, Sutton.
KETTERING TOWN: Walker, P. Ifil, Davis, Williams, J. Ifil, Ashikodi, Verma, Marma, Meechan, Taft, Navarro. Subs not used: Kelly, Thomson, Clapham, Noubissie, Haxia.