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22 September 2018 Venue Attendance

Kick off 11:00 (UK)

Mansfield Town
3 - 2
Rotherham United
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REPORT | Mansfield 3 v 2 Academy

23 September 2018

Rotherham United’s Academy were edged out in a five-goal thriller after a 3-2 defeat at Mansfield Town.

Goals from midfielder Mitchell Carlton and a third in two games from Northern Ireland youth international Tyrone Lewthwaite proved in vein, as the Stage completed a turnaround when the Millers looked well placed to continue their unbeaten run.

Lewis Davies had put the hosts in front, before the Millers battled to establish a 2-1 lead, but Tyrese Sinclair’s sensational free-kick restored parity.

With the game locked at 2-2, Mansfield snatched the decisive goal when Rhys Sarson swept the ball past Ellis at the far stick following a well-worked corner.

Team: Ellis; Beeden, Southern-Cooper, Spence, Johnson; Wenham (Diouf 72), Carlton, Hodgkinson (Millen 75), Gratton; Peel-Evans, Lewthwaite.

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