Reggie Lambe’s second goal in four days could prove so valuable in the final reckoning as Mansfield Town pulled off a sensational 1-0 win at promotion-chasing Newport County last night.
Lambe struck three minutes from time from a Callum Elder cross to seal back-to-back wins and ease Mansfield’s relegation worries.
It ended a miserable run of five away defeats and completed Stags’ first double over any opposition since promotion back to the League.
The display fully justified boss Adam Murray’s decision to rest key players and make six changes to freshen it up as they defended superbly with Ryan Tafazolli outstanding.
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