Matty Longstaff added to his Mansfield tally with a late goal in the 2-0 win over Stevenage last night. The Stags took the lead through George Lapslie who scored after a corner in the 51st minute.
Mansfield held strong to keep Stevenage at bay. In the 93rd minute, Longstaff received a pass in the box and coolly slotted his low shot into the near corner to make it 2-0. It was Matty’s fifth strike of his loan spell.
The win significantly improves Mansfield’s promotion push. They move to fifth in the League Two table a full four points above 8th placed Swindon Town with two matches remaining.
Matty’s goal can be seen at the 1:38 mark of the YouTube video below.
Rodrigo Vilca returned from his red-card suspension on Sunday night for Universitario to make his fifth appearance. The 23-year-old came on as a second-half substitute in the 1-1 draw against Sport Boys.
Kelland Watts was an unused substitute in Wigan’s disappointing 3-2 defeat at Portsmouth after taking a 2-0 lead. The Latics remain top of League One with their final match coming at Shrewsbury on Saturday.
Freddie Woodman was an unused substitute as Bournemouth stormed back from a 3-0 deficit to get a massive point at Swansea. Nottingham Forest picked up a big win at Fulham to close within 3 points of The Cherries for the automatic promotion place.