Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Callum's Cup Curler Sends Dale into the Second Round

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Callum's Cup Curler Sends Dale into the Second Round

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CALLUM Camps' stunning first half strike proved enough to beat Mansfield and secure Rochdale a place in the second round of the EFL Cup.

Keith Hill's team were quick to settle and take control of proceedings against a Stags side which included former Spotland favourites Rhys Bennett and Will Atkinson.

Ian Henderson almost found the net in the opening minute, his angled header only just off target.

Dale goalkeeper Josh Lillis was forced into a save by Jimmy Spencer before the visitors took the lead in the 17th minute with a stunning strike from Camps. The midfielder punished the home side by curling a 25-yard shot into the top corner when Mansfield failed to adequately clear Jordan Williams' corner.

The Stags enjoyed a short period of pressure before the break during which Atkinson smashed a volley against the woodwork and then Spencer fired narrowly wide. …

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