SHIRTLIFF, MUGGLETON, SCHOFIELD&FORRESTER REACTION
Audio interview with Peter Shirtliff from BBC Radio Nottingham (RealPlayer needed)
Audio interview with Carl Muggleton from BBC Radio Nottingham (RealPlayer needed)
Audio interview with John Schofield from BBC Radio Lincoln (RealPlayer needed)
Audio interview with Jamie Forrester from BBC Radio Lincoln (RealPlayer needed)
Mansfield manager Peter Shirtliff said: "Obviously I am not happy at all that we conceded four goals.
"But it was a strange game in many ways with four penalties awarded.
"It one just one of those days for us. Everything they hit flew into our net in the first half and we didn't take our chances at the other end.
"Their keeper played very well and it was just one of those games.
"Someone just said to me he felt it could have easily finished 7-4 to us and he was probably right.
"But the bottom line is that we have lost and let four goals in and we will start being labelled a soft touch if we are not careful.
"I am not happy about the number of goals we keep conceding and I am going to have to do something about it.
"That possibly could mean bringing in someone and also changing it round with what we've got here."
Lincoln head coach and former Stags midfielder John Schofield said: "Obviously we came to try to win the game but not for one minute did I expect to score four goals.
"We had a game plan and everyone stuck to it. We mixed our play up, went long for periods and then tried to pass a bit.
"That's the way I want to play, attractive football. Jamie was outstanding. The pick of the bunch in a top drawer display from start to finish.
"If the four penalties, the first three were definitely penalties – the last one was dubious. But I am glad that came right at the end when the game was won.
"In the second half we could have kept the ball a bit better but that's nit-picking.
"Mansfield are a good side and will be there or thereabouts at the end of the season."
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