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L2: Mansfield beat Forest Green

12 August 2017 National Sport

Last Updated: 12/08/17 6:46pm

Danny Rose was on target for Mansfield against Forest Green

Danny Rose was on target for Mansfield against Forest Green

Pre-season title favourites Mansfield grabbed their first win of the Sky Bet League Two season with a 2-0 victory over newly-promoted Forest Green Rovers.

Striker Danny Rose and winger Paul Anderson scored within six minutes of each other in the second half t at the One Call Stadium.

Yeovil bounced back from their 8-2 thrashing at Luton on the opening weekend . Kayden Jackson gave Stanley an early lead but two goals from Olufela Olomola and a Francois Zoko strike turned the match Yeovil’s way. Jackson grabbed his second eight minutes after the break but the visitors were unable to fashion an equaliser.

Highlights of the Sky Bet League Two match between Crewe and Newport

Coventry maintained their perfect start to life in the fourth tier . Marc McNulty took advantage of a mix-up from a Grimsby set-piece in their own half to open the scoring, before full-back Jack Grimmer added a second.

Adebayo Akinfenwa’s first-half double helped Wycombe record . The veteran target man headed in a Sido Jombati set-piece after just two minutes and, after Paris Cowan-Hall had added a second, nodded in a Luke O’Nien corner shortly before the break.

Vale came back strongly in the second half – but late goals from Dan Turner and Ben Whitfield ultimately proved insufficient.

Highlights of the Sky Bet League Two match between Lincoln City and Morecambe

Mikael Mandron’s equaliser rescued a first point of the season for Colchester as they , Jack Taylor nabbed a last-minute winner for Barnet in and Cheltenham striker Mohamed Eisa scored .

Chris Dagnall rescued a point for 10-man Crewe . Franck Nouble gave the visitors an early lead before Perry Ng saw red, but Dagnall levelled a minute later for the Railwaymen.

Lincoln and Kaiyne Woolery’s second-half effort ensured .

Jorge Grant scored twice to give Notts County , who had Scott Wiseman sent off, and .

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