Five changes against Accrington as Stags bid to end poor run.

Mansfield Town made five changes today in their bid to end a run of 11 League games without victory with Accrington Stanley the visitors to One Call Stadium.

With John Dempster suspended and Sam Clucas and Ben Hutchinson injured, Junior Daniel and Lindon Meikle were also dropped to the bench.

Into a 3-4-1-2 came John McCombe and Ritchie Sutton at the back alongside Martin Riley with Daryll Westlake moved up as wing back, James Jennings back in on the other flank, and Lee Stevenson in to play in the hole behind a front pairing of Calvin Andrew, back in from the cold, alongside Ross Dyer.

STAGS: Marriott; Sutton, McCombe, Riley; Westlake, Murray, McGuire, Jennings; Stevenson; Dyer, Andrew. Subs: Rhead, Beevers, Clements, Meikle, Deakin, Daniel, Palmer.

ACCRINGTON: Bettinelli, Murphy, Joyce, Aldred, Winnard, Naismith, Mingola, Hunt, Gray, Windass, Naylor. Subs: Liddle, McCartan, Richardson, Hatfield, Wilson, Atkinson, Bowerman.

REFEREE: Carl Boyeson of Hull.