STOCKPORT. Mansfield Town was capable to capture a draw against Stockport County with a late goal from L. Akins scored in the (90′) after Stockport County got a lead with a goal from P. Madden (30′).
The match was played at the Edgeley Park stadium in Stockport on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Paul Howard with the support of Wayne Grunnill and Daniel Jarvis. The 4th official was Scott Jackson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12.2 degrees Celsius or 53.96 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 79%.
The overall ball possession was just the same with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Stockport County was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Mansfield Town that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Stockport County was putting more pressure with 58 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 7 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Stockport County to win the match.
Stockport County shot 12 times, 7 on target, 1 off target. Regarding the opposition, Mansfield Town shot 8 times, 1 on target, 5 off target.
Stockport County received 2 yellow cards (Neill Byrne and Antoni Sarcevic). On the other side, Mansfield Town didn’t receive any yellow card.
After playing this match, Stockport County will have 60 points like Bradford City to remain in the 5th place. On the other side, Mansfield Town will have 56 points to hold in the 8th place.
In the next match in the League Two, Stockport County will play away with Carlisle United on the 18th of April with a 3-2 head to head in favor of Stockport County (2 draws).
Mansfield Town will play away agasint Newport County on the 18th of April with a 11-7 head to head stats in favor of Mansfield Town (9 draws).
Stockport County – Formation
Stockport County adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Dave Challinor decided to play with the following team: Ben Hinchiffe, Chris Hussey, Neil Byrne, Kyle Knoyle, Antoni Sarcevic, Ryan Croasdale, Akil Wright, William Guy Collar, Paddy Madden, Myles Hippolyte and Kyle Wootton.
The home team had on the bench: Aaron Rowe, Ryan Johnson, Isaac Olaofe, Vitezslav Jaros, Callum Camps, Ryan Rydel and Jack Stretton.
Stockport County made 3 changes: Myles Hippolyte for Jack Stretton (66′), Paddy Madden for Isaac Olaofe (72′) and Will Collar for Callum Camps (90′).
Mansfield Town – Formation
Also Mansfield Town adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
Nigel Clough played with: Christy Pym, James Perch, Elliott Hewitt, Alfie Kilgour, Riley Harbottle, Ollie Clarke, Kieran Wallace, Hiram Boateng, Davis Keillor-Dunn, Lukas Akins and Jordan Bowery.
The following players were sitting on the bench: Scott Flinders, Taylor Anderson, McKeal Abdullah, Danny Johnson, Rhys Oates, Jason Law and James Gale.
Mansfield Town made 4 changes: James Perch for Rhys Oates (58′), Kieran Wallace for Danny Johnson (75′), Hiram Boateng for James Gale (89′) and Riley Harbottle for Jason Law (89′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League Two.
- Bradford City – Hartlepool United – 2-2
- Tranmere Rovers – Newport County – 1-3
- Walsall – Gillingham – 2-0
- Stockport County – Mansfield Town – 1-1
- Salford City – Doncaster Rovers – 3-1
- Rochdale – Swindon Town – 4-4
- Northampton Town – Crewe Alexandra – 1-0
- Leyton Orient – Colchester United – 2-2
- Harrogate Town – Barrow – 1-0
- Carlisle United – Stevenage – 0-0
- AFC Wimbledon – Crawley Town – 0-1