Mansfield 2-0 Carlisle: Match Report
Mansfield too strong for Carlisle
Mansfield ended their four-game goal drought with a 2-0 win over Carlisle.
Matt Green scored the opening goal in the 63rd minute and Shaq Coulthirst sealed the points after 76 minutes.
Coulthirst forced a couple of early saves from Mark Gillespie in the Carlisle goal before Danny Rose had a goal ruled out for offside in the 35th minute.
Shaun Miller and Jamie Proctor both went close for Carlisle, while Gillespie blocked a powerful Coulthirst shot and Rose missed the target with the follow-up.
Green gave his side the lead when he cushioned home a perfect eight-yard header from Coulthirst's left-wing cross.
Coulthirst made the game safe when he arrowed a powerful low finish across the goalkeeper and inside the far post.