Stevenage 3-0 Mansfield- Match Report

Stevenage 3-0 Mansfield: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.Wonderful Whelpdale at the doubleChris Whelpdale scored twice as Stevenage recorded a comfortable 3-0 win against Mansfield.The 27-year-old scored twice with Charlie Lee also netting in-between on a good afternoon for Graham Westley's side.Whelpdale opened the scoring in the third minute after a pinpoint pass from Tom Pett left him one-on-one with goalkeeper Dimitar Evtimov.The Bulgarian blocked the first effort with his legs but the Stevenage midfielder passed the rebound into the middle of an open goal from eight yards.Lee doubled the lead with a simple finish two minutes later

The 27-year-old was found unmarked by a Chris Beardsley cross and he calmly slotted home from the middle of the area.Mansfield came close to scoring several times in the first half but struggled in the second period.Reggie Lambe had a 10th-minute effort cleared off the line by Andy Bond and Matt Rhead headed over a Rakish Bingham cross from close range just before half-time.And Whelpdale tapped in at the back post to seal the win seven minutes from time

Second-half substitute Roarie Deacon provided the assist after he cut into the area from the left wing and squared for Whelpdale

Source : PA

Source: PA