Mansfield took an early hold of the home game against Newport County in the England League Two. The team won 2-1 with all the goals coming in the first half.

Mansfield started the match best and took the lead when George Maris scored after 7 minutes, making it 0-1.

Newport County equalised to 1-1 early in the match when Robbie Willmott made his mark as he scored in the 9th minute.

Mansfield took the lead just before the half-time whistle as Ollie Clarke scored. The teams were unable to score in the second half and the game ended with a 2-1 win for Mansfield.

Mansfield have six points while Newport County have three after two rounds of fixtures.

Newport Co will play against Tranmere on Saturday. Mansfield will face Colchester on Tuesday.