Mangala is naturally left-footed
so it gives us a little bit of balance down that left-hand side defensively.
He said: "The left-footed
players, Shaw and Rojo, are injured, so I have a problem.
Hatters' Alex Kenyon went close to opening the scoring three minutes in, collecting Sean Newton's deep delivery on his chest before firing a left-footed
half-volley straight at Lenny Pidgeley.
Substitute Maxwell added the final goal in the 81st with an angled left-footed
shot that deflected in off the leg of Saqr.
But Mark Stimson's men started the second half brightly with striker Simeon Jackson firing a left-footed
shot inches over, before Miller and Nicky Southall both had long-range efforts saved by John Danby.
Rowe came within a whisker of scoring Stockport's third, but his left-footed
shot from distance flew inches past the post.
He has served Villa as a left-sided centre-back and the notion that switching him to full-back would provide surging runs and a feast of left-footed
crosses ignores the reality that the boy's pace is unexceptional.
For example: left-footed
shot - high and wide to the left, on target, etc.
goalkeeper by Steve Foster, and barely a minute later, more good work by Burke resulted in Ashley Ruane firing a loose ball home left-footed
Grecians goalkeeper Paul Jones was beaten in the 22nd minute when Rene Howe struck with a low left-footed
effort from 12 yards to break the deadlock.
Roberts hit a left-footed
shot in injury time and Fitzgerald got in the way of the ball which then deflected past goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.
in the sixth minute, but Eskandarian tied it in the 19th minute by spinning around Wizards defender Nick Garcia, and firing a left-footed
shot past goalkeeper Bo Oshoniyi.