Match gallery: Mansfield Town 2 Forest Green Rovers 0

Mansfield Town finally saw off the challenge of League new boys Forest Green Rovers thanks to two goals in six second half minutes to win 2-0.

Saturday, 12th August 2017, 9:39 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:19 pm
Danny Rose puts the home side ahead during Mansfield Town v Forest Green, United Kingdom, 12 August 2017. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

Up until then it had been a frustrating afternoon as Rovers’ spoiling tactics had made life difficult for Steve Evans’ men. But quality told in the end with home keeper Conrad Logan with only one real save to make all afternoon right at the end as Stags chalked up their first win of the campaign at the third attempt.

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Danny Rose puts the home side ahead during Mansfield Town v Forest Green, United Kingdom, 12 August 2017. Photo by Glenn Ashley.
Danny Rose puts the home side ahead during Mansfield Town v Forest Green, United Kingdom, 12 August 2017. Photo by Glenn Ashley.