Sheff Wednesday 0-1 Mansfield: Michael Smith double sends Owls through

Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 Mansfield Town: Michael Smith scores two goals off the bench to send the Owls into the draw for the third round of the FA Cup

  • Sheffield Wednesday are through to the third round of the FA Cup after a 2-1 win
  • George Lapslie scored the opener for Mansfield after tucking home from a cross
  • Sheffield Wednesday’s Michael Smith equalised with 12 minutes left to play
  • The substitute then scored a second just five minutes later to ensure the victory 
  • Darren Moore’s League One will now be eagerly awaiting Monday’s draw

Sheffield Wednesday have reached the third round of the FA Cup after coming from behind to beat League Two side Mansfield Town.

Darren Moore’s League One side looked to be heading out of the competition after George Lapslie’s 34th minute goal against the Owls.

Substitute Michael Smith though equalised on the 78th minute, before firing Wednesday into the next round with a second goal just five minutes later.

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Michael Smith scored twice off the bench to send Sheffield Wednesday into the third round

Darren Moore’s side will discover their third round FA Cup opponents on Monday evening

It was a bitter pill for Nigel Clough’s side who led until the 78th minute of the contest

MATCH FACTS

Sheffield Wednesday: Dawson, Hunt (Iorfa (64), Ihiekwe (McGuiness 89), Palmer, Johnson, Wilks (Smith 64), Vaulks, Dele-Bashiru, Mighten, Paterson, Gregory (Bannan 72)

Subs: Brown, Iorfa, Bannan, Shipston, Glover, Stockdale, James, 

Goals: Smith 78, 83

Mansfield Town: Pym, Harbottle (Perch 80), Hawkins, Hewitt, Gordon (Wallace 90+2), Maris, Boateng, Quinn, Lapslie, Swan (Oates 80), Akins

Subs: Hartigan, Bowery, Flinders, Perch, Law, Oates, Gale, O’Toole

Goal: Lapslie 34 

Booked: Gordon 




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