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Mansfield 4-0 Crawley

Kyle Perry
Perry joined the Stags from Port Vale in the summer

Kyle Perry scored twice on his debut as Mansfield crushed Crawley in a fiery and controversial opening-day contest.

Perry's deflected shot looped home to make it 1-0 and Rob Duffy ran on to a fine pass by Craig Armstrong to slot in number two at the second attempt.

The Stags made it 3-0 by the interval when, with the visitors confidently appealing for offside, Perry charged through to fire the ball in.

Substitute Jake Speight's close-range shot sealed the win after the break.


Mansfield: Marriott, Armstrong, Garner, Jones, Gardner, Williams, Nix, Mills (Somner 9), Briscoe (Speight 65), Duffy (Clare 72), Perry.
Subs Not Used: Sandercombe, Graham.

Booked: Jones.

Goals: Perry 15, Duffy 40, Perry 43, Speight 82.

Crawley Town: Rayner, Rents, Giles, Broadhurst, Wilson (Rusk 22), Powell (Cogan 52), Hutchinson, Smith (Malcolm 53), Cook, Louis, Ademeno.
Subs Not Used: Jordan, Forrest.

Booked: Wilson, Smith, Giles, Broadhurst.

Att: 3,264.

Ref: P Curry (Essex).



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