Kyle Letheren 9 – stayed calm and alert to make good saves when needed

Shaun Rooney 9 – best performance in a City shirt and refused to be beaten

Hamza Bencherif 8 – couple of shaky moments but battled well with Rhead

Dan Parslow 9 – always in right place to cover the danger with positional sense

STAR MAN Simon Heslop 9 – worked hard to nullify threat of Hawkridge and Ginnelly

Asa Hall 8 – stuck to task when lack of matches caught up with him as game wore on

Aidan Connolly 8 – couldn’t influence game in an attacking sense, but valiant effort

Sean Newton 8 – disciplined down the left and ensured Arnold had an off day

Vadaine Oliver 8 – worried Lincoln with his runs behind defence before replaced

Jon Parkin 8 – some sublime touches, including a cheeky nutmeg prior to penalty

Amari Morgan-Smith 8 – played in a deeper role and ran himself into the ground

Subs: Adriano Moke 9 – energetic (for Connolly, 71), Danny Holmes 8 - industrious (for Vadaine Oliver, 86), Scott Fenwick 9 – fearless (for Morgan-Smith, 95).

Subs not used: Luke Simpson, Tyler Walton.