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Yeovil Town 0-1 Ipswich Town

Christophe Berra

Christophe Berra scored the only goal of the game as Ipswich beat Yeovil to secure their first away win of 2014.

The Scottish defender scored from close range after he slammed home a flick-on from Tommy Smith.

Daryl Murphy almost doubled the visitors' lead but was thwarted by Marek Stech.

And Gary Johnson's side almost secured a point late on when Kieffer Moore hit the post with a powerful drive.

The win left Mick McCarthy's side in ninth place in the Championship table and five points of the play-offs.

Yeovil though remain in the relegation zone, two points from safety despite this being only their first defeat in six matches.

Yeovil town manager Gary Johnson:

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Post-match: Yeovil boss Johnson

"We didn't get the game going. I don't think many teams around us picked up points so we haven't lost much ground.

"It's all about small margins. We hit the post at the end but it wasn't to be.

"We've said to the lads that we've had a good run but we were poor today and need to be ready for big away games at QPR and Wigan."

Ipswich boss Mick McCarthy:

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Post-match: Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy

"I know we got away with one at the end when they hit the post, but we haven't got away with many and they tend to nestle in the top corner when teams play against us.

"We'll take the three points because they were hard-earned, hard-fought and Yeovil are scrapping for their lives. You saw today that they aren't a bad side.

"We can only win our games, we can't do anything about anyone else's results, and a nice 1-0 away win is great and will make the journey home seem a lot shorter than Middlesbrough, that's for sure."

Line-ups

Yeovil

  • 1Stech
  • 2Ayling
  • 3McAllister
  • 4EdwardsBooked at 68mins
  • 5Webster
  • 15Duffy
  • 20HolmesSubstituted forMorganat 73'minutes
  • 8Palazuelos
  • 9HayterSubstituted forHoskinsat 45'minutes
  • 27MillerSubstituted forMooreat 45'minutes
  • 11Lawrence

Substitutes

  • 7Dawson
  • 13Moore
  • 14Hoskins
  • 18Lanzoni
  • 24Dunn
  • 26Ofori-Twumasi
  • 29Morgan

Ipswich

  • 22Gerken
  • 4Chambers
  • 3Cresswell
  • 8Skuse
  • 6Berra
  • 5Smith
  • 11AndersonSubstituted forGreenat 85'minutes
  • 19HyamBooked at 34mins
  • 27Ebanks-BlakeSubstituted forMingsat 66'minutes
  • 9Murphy
  • 12HuntBooked at 61minsSubstituted forWilliamsat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Loach
  • 15Mings
  • 16Green
  • 18Tabb
  • 24Richardson
  • 25Williams
  • 26Taylor
Referee:
Simon Hooper
Attendance:
5,920

Match Stats

Home TeamYeovilAway TeamIpswich
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home8
Away19
Shots on Target
Home1
Away6
Corners
Home3
Away8
Fouls
Home12
Away19

Live Text

Match ends, Yeovil Town 0, Ipswich Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Yeovil Town 0, Ipswich Town 1.

Corner, Ipswich Town. Conceded by Marek Stech.

Attempt saved. Daryl Murphy (Ipswich Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Cole Skuse.

Kieffer Moore (Yeovil Town) hits the right post with a left footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Shane Duffy with a headed pass.

Corner, Ipswich Town. Conceded by Byron Webster.

Attempt blocked. Aaron Cresswell (Ipswich Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Luke Hyam.

Attempt saved. Tyrone Mings (Ipswich Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Aaron Cresswell with a cross.

Corner, Ipswich Town. Conceded by Marek Stech.

Attempt saved. Cole Skuse (Ipswich Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Aaron Cresswell (Ipswich Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Cole Skuse.

Corner, Ipswich Town. Conceded by Luke Ayling.

Substitution

Substitution, Ipswich Town. Paul Green replaces Paul Anderson.

Paul Anderson (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie McAllister (Yeovil Town).

Attempt missed. Byron Webster (Yeovil Town) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Ruben Palazuelos with a cross.

Foul by Cole Skuse (Ipswich Town).

Tom Lawrence (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Paul Anderson (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Daryl Murphy.

Foul by Daryl Murphy (Ipswich Town).

Luke Ayling (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kieffer Moore (Yeovil Town).

Christophe Berra (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Marek Stech (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Daryl Murphy (Ipswich Town).

Offside, Yeovil Town. Tom Lawrence tries a through ball, but Adam Morgan is caught offside.

Offside, Yeovil Town. Sam Hoskins tries a through ball, but Adam Morgan is caught offside.

Foul by Sam Hoskins (Yeovil Town).

Jonathan Williams (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Adam Morgan replaces Duane Holmes.

Shane Duffy (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Daryl Murphy (Ipswich Town).

Foul by Jamie McAllister (Yeovil Town).

Tyrone Mings (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Daryl Murphy (Ipswich Town) left footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Aaron Cresswell with a cross.

Foul by Luke Ayling (Yeovil Town).

Jonathan Williams (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Joe Edwards (Yeovil Town) is shown the yellow card.

Joe Edwards (Yeovil Town) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Dean Gerken.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leicester34245565323377
2Burnley341912354272769
3Derby35188960431762
4QPR34179840281260
5Nottm Forest351414755411456
6Reading3515101056411555
7Brighton34141193728953
8Wigan321571041301152
9Ipswich351312104539651
10Blackburn331210113941-246
11Watford341112114941845
12Middlesbrough351014114438644
13Leeds34128144749-244
14Huddersfield34127154546-143
15Bournemouth33119134351-842
16Bolton35913134650-440
17Sheff Wed33912123940-139
18Blackpool35911153049-1938
19Birmingham3499163944-536
20Doncaster3599173254-2236
21Millwall35710183262-3031
22Yeovil3478193049-1929
23Barnsley34611173159-2829
24Charlton3069152441-1727
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