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One Call Stadium (ATT 4,574) 24th August 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: Stephen Martin

Mansfield Mansfield Town vs Portsmouth Portsmth

Mansfield 2

B Hutchinson (33)
L Meikle (72)

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Portsmth 2

A Barcham (39)
D Connolly (44)

Stags deny Pompey victory

Last Updated: 30/08/13 10:43am

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Lindon Meikle: Struck equaliser

Lindon Meikle: Struck equaliser

An equaliser by substitute Lindon Meikle denied Portsmouth all three points in an entertaining 2-2 draw at Mansfield.

Portsmouth took a 2-1 lead into half-time after goals from Andy Barcham and David Connolly in the 39th and 43rd minutes had cancelled out Ben Hutchinson's 17th minute opener.

But Meikle fired home from close range with 19 minutes remaining to earn a well deserved point for the home side.

Mansfield flew into the lead in the 32nd minute when Ben Hutchinson hit a screaming volley from 25 yards.

But Pompey showed why they are one of the promotion favourites when Barcham levelled after great play by Jed Wallace.

Connolly then turned home a loose ball after Alan Marriott had parried a shot by Barcham to put Pompey ahead.

Mansfield levelled though when sub Lindon Meikle fired home from close-range after Smith had fumbled a hook back from Ollie Palmer.

Meikle, Martin RIley and John Dempster were all denied as Mansfield pressed for the winner in the closing stages.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Burton Albion 46 94
2 Shrewsbury Town 46 89
3 Bury 46 85
4 Wycombe Wanderers 46 84
5 Southend United 46 84
6 Stevenage 46 72
7 Plymouth Argyle 46 71
8 Luton Town 46 68
9 Newport County AFC 46 65
10 Exeter City 46 64
11 Morecambe 46 63
12 Northampton Town 46 61
13 Oxford United 46 61
14 Dagenham & Redbridge 46 59
15 AFC Wimbledon 46 58
16 Portsmouth 46 57
17 Accrington Stanley 46 56
18 York City 46 52
19 Cambridge United 46 51
20 Carlisle United 46 50
21 Mansfield Town 46 48
22 Hartlepool United 46 45
23 Cheltenham Town 46 41
24 Tranmere Rovers 46 39