2017-18 English League Two, Regular Season
  • Kane Hemmings (16')
  • Jonson Clarke-Harris (71' PEN)
  • Jordan Willis (15')

Jonson Clarke-Harris earns point for Coventry

Jonson Clarke-Harris' second-half penalty rescued an unlikely point for 10-man Coventry at in-form promotion rivals Mansfield.
City had been down to 10 men since Jordan Willis was red-carded after 14 minutes and 1-0 down from Kane Hemming's fortunate goal on 16 minutes.
But Mansfield failed to build on their superiority and paid the price from the spot on 71 minutes.
City began the afternoon strongly and forced three corners inside two minutes, Rob McDonald forcing Conrad Logan to save his header from the second.
But when Willis was sent off on 14 minutes for hauling down Danny Rose when last man, Alex MacDonald took the resulting free-kick two minutes later and saw it take a huge deflection off team-mate Kane Hemmings and into the net.
Marc McNulty did force Logan to save from a tight angle on 34 minutes as City remained dangerous.
CJ Hamilton forced Lee Burge to save on a breakaway and just before the break Hemmings headed wide from seven yards from Paul Anderson's cross.
But Mansfield failed to press home their advantage and when MacDonald brought down Clarke-Harris in the box, the striker made no mistake with his penalty finish.

English League Two Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Cheltenham Town 46 +22 82
2 Cambridge United 46 +24 80
3 Bolton Wanderers 46 +9 79
4 Morecambe 46 +11 78
5 Newport County 46 +15 73
6 Forest Green Rovers 46 +8 73
7 Tranmere Rovers 46 +5 73
8 Salford City 46 +20 71
9 Exeter City 46 +21 70
10 Carlisle United 46 +9 66
11 Leyton Orient 46 -2 61
12 Crawley Town 46 -6 61
13 Port Vale 46 0 60
14 Stevenage 46 0 60
15 Bradford City 46 -5 59
16 Mansfield Town 46 +2 58
17 Harrogate Town 46 -9 57
18 Oldham Athletic 46 -9 54
19 Walsall 46 -8 53
20 Colchester United 46 -17 51
21 Barrow 46 -6 50
22 Scunthorpe United 46 -23 48
23 Southend United 46 -29 45
24 Grimsby Town 46 -32 43