MX23RW : Saturday, July 24 06:53:48| >> :600:3248632:3248632:
Nov 25, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at Thames Road
Concord Rangers
0-1
MansfieldMansfield Town
FT(HT: 0-0)
Palmer (61')

Result: Mansfield Town see off Concord Rangers in FA Cup

A second-half goal from Ollie Palmer sees off the spirited challenge of Conference South side Concord Rangers in the FA Cup first round.

Mansfield Town have progressed through to the next round of the FA Cup after seeing off Concord Rangers by a 1-0 scoreline in their first-round replay.

The Conference South club held their higher-level opponents to a 1-1 draw in the first encounter but a goal from Ollie Palmer settled matters at Thames Road.

The opening exchanges involved little in the way of clear-cut chances but Mansfield's Chris Clements threatened the Concord goal with a well-struck free kick.

However, the non-league outfit nearly took the lead on the quarter-hour mark when Lewis Taaffe had a shot cleared off the line after Sascha Studer had failed to deal with a long ball.

Studer was enduring a nervy start and for a second time, he almost gifted Concord the lead when his clearance fell at the feet of Jordan Chiedozie, who fired the ball wide of the target.

After that opening, Mansfield created the better opportunities, with Ryan Tafazolli heading wide, but Concord were holding their own and deservedly reached the break without falling behind to the League Two side.

Mansfield began to stamp their authority on proceedings after the restart with substitute Fergus Bell striking the post and Simon Heslop going close with a volley, before they netted what turned out to be the winner 16 minutes into the second period.

Rob Taylor made inroads down the flank before providing Palmer with the simple task of tapping the ball into the net from three yards out.

Despite being just a goal ahead, Mansfield remained in full control as Palmer and Matt Rhead both went close to a second, but Chiedozie should have brought Rangers level with eight minutes remaining with the goal at his mercy from eight yards out.

That was the last chance of note for the hosts and that enabled Mansfield to move on through to a second-round date away at Cambridge United.

ID:190112: cacheID:190112:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:3720:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Mansfield's Ryan Tafazolli in action against Northampton during the League Two match on March 15, 2014
Read Next:
Result: Mansfield sweep aside Rochdale
>

rhs 2.0
Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
ChinaChina1001
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia0101
SwitzerlandSwitzerland0011
AfghanistanAfghanistan0000
Albania national flagAlbania0000
Great BritainGreat Britain0000
Today's Olympic highlights header

Saturday's key events


ROWING
· Two-time Olympic gold medallist and comeback queen Helen Glover teams up with Polly Swan in the heats of the women's pair (12.30am-4.30am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Two-time Rio gold medallist Max Whitlock leads Team GB's charge in the men's qualification, while Rhys McClenaghan flies the flag for Ireland (2am-2pm)

SHOOTING
· The first gold medal of the Games will be awarded in the Air Rifle women's final (from 2.45am)

CYCLING
· The men's road race should be a wide-open thriller, with Team GB among those going for gold (3am-10am)

TENNIS
· Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka are among the names in action on the opening day of tennis (from 3am)

SWIMMING
· Adam Peaty and many others get their Olympics campaigns underway on the opening day of swimming (11am-12.50pm)

FOOTBALL
· Team GB's women try to make it two wins from two against hosts Japan (11.30am)
· Netherlands and Brazil, who scored 15 goals between them on matchday one, face off (12pm)
· World champions USA look to bounce back from a shock opening defeat against New Zealand (12.30pm)

> Today's schedule in full
Todays Game Header Right
Olympic Games Women's Football
Taca da Liga
Scottish League Cup
Pre-Season Friendlies
Belgian Pro League
Swiss Super League
Russian Premier League
Ukrainian Premier League
Swedish Allsvenskan
Danish Superliga
Finnish Veikkausliiga
Belarusian Premier League
2.Bundesliga
Ligue 2
Major League Soccer
Brasileiro
Copa Diego Maradona
Uruguayan Primera Division
Liga MX
Chinese Super League
J1 League
Tables

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!