Match gallery: Mansfield Town 1 Lincoln City 3

Former Mansfield Town strikers Ollie Palmer and Matt Green made sure their old club suffered a losing start to their Checkatrade Trophy campaign with two late goals as Lincoln City fought back from behind to win 3-1 in the group opener at the One Call Stadium tonight.

Wednesday, 30th August 2017, 11:04 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:41 pm
Mansfield vs Lincoln - Mansfield players regroup after Elliott Whitehouse of Lincoln City levels the scores - Pic By James Williamson

Palmer, barracked by the home fans all night, had twice forced saves from Bobby Olejnik early in the second half before he stole in near the end to score from close range.

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Mansfield legend Green then added a third in the sixth added minute, rolling the ball into an empty net with keeper Bobby Olejnik upfield for a last ditch corner.

Mansfield vs Lincoln - Mansfield players regroup after Elliott Whitehouse of Lincoln City levels the scores - Pic By James Williamson
Mansfield vs Lincoln - Mansfield players regroup after Elliott Whitehouse of Lincoln City levels the scores - Pic By James Williamson