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Swindon Town 1-0 Fleetwood Town

Ben Gladwin
Ben Gladwin's goal stretched Swindon's winning run to four games.

Swindon snatched a late win over Fleetwood Town to record their fourth straight win.

Swindon were effective on the break early on, before Fleetwood dropped deeper to nullify the hosts' attacking threat in a first half of few chances.

Jonathan Obika and Massimo Luongo went close in the second period as the hosts dominated a lacklustre Fleetwood.

Substitute Ben Gladwin struck late with a bullet header from close range, as Swindon closed the gap to Bristol City.

Swindon sit second in the league, and trail by a single point to leaders City.

Swindon Town manager Mark Cooper told BBC Wiltshire:

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Cooper on Swindon v Fleetwood

"We had to be very patient because Fleetwood made their intentions perfectly clear from the start and to try and get away with a point.

"We had to concentrate for the whole game and make sure we didn't get caught on the break.

"We kept our discipline, the chances started to come late in the game.

"I thought we looked a really good team at times."

Line-ups

Swindon

  • 1Foderingham
  • 5Stephens
  • 2ThompsonSubstituted forBellat 55'minutes
  • 6Turnbull
  • 3Byrne
  • 19Thompson
  • 4LuongoBooked at 90mins
  • 8KasimSubstituted forGladwinat 78'minutes
  • 15Toffolo
  • 10Williams
  • 20ObikaSubstituted forSmithat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Gladwin
  • 9Smith
  • 12Bell
  • 14Reeves
  • 18Barker
  • 25Belford
  • 26Rodgers

Fleetwood

  • 28Maxwell
  • 2McLaughlin
  • 25JordanBooked at 18mins
  • 5Roberts
  • 33Crainey
  • 8SchumacherBooked at 40minsSubstituted forHaughtonat 89'minutes
  • 7EvansBooked at 61mins
  • 11Hughes
  • 18Sarcevic
  • 16PatersonSubstituted forDobbieat 24'minutes
  • 29HitchcockBooked at 29minsSubstituted forHornby-Forbesat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Andrew
  • 9Dobbie
  • 20Hornby-Forbes
  • 27Haughton
  • 31Bleeker
  • 34Green
  • 35Deacon
Referee:
Keith Hill
Attendance:
10,506

Match Stats

Home TeamSwindonAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home64%
Away36%
Shots
Home18
Away6
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home9
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Swindon Town 1, Fleetwood Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Swindon Town 1, Fleetwood Town 0.

Attempt missed. Stephen Dobbie (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Booking

Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town).

Nick Haughton (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Nick Haughton replaces Steven Schumacher.

(Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town).

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Amari'i Bell.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 1, Fleetwood Town 0. Ben Gladwin (Swindon Town) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Harry Toffolo.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Stephen Crainey.

Attempt blocked. Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Ben Gladwin (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Stephen Jordan.

Attempt blocked. Andy Williams (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Michael Smith (Swindon Town).

(Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Ben Gladwin replaces Yaser Kasim.

Foul by Jordan Turnbull (Swindon Town).

Tyler Hornby-Forbes (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Jack Stephens (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Tyler Hornby-Forbes (Fleetwood Town).

Attempt missed. Harry Toffolo (Swindon Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Tyler Hornby-Forbes replaces Tom Hitchcock.

Attempt missed. Stephen Dobbie (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Antoni Sarcevic.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Michael Smith replaces Jonathan Obika.

Attempt blocked. Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Stephen Jordan.

Attempt saved. Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Stephen Jordan.

Attempt saved. Andy Williams (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.

Attempt blocked. Andy Williams (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Booking

Gareth Evans (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card.

Gareth Evans (Fleetwood Town) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Jeff Hughes (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City19116236191739
2Swindon19115336201638
3Preston19114432191337
4MK Dons17104338182034
5Sheff Utd189452521431
6Oldham197932820830
7Notts County188642517830
8Rochdale198383224827
9Peterborough198382624227
10Bradford197572625126
11Fleetwood197481918125
12Chesterfield196762626025
13Walsall195861516-123
14Port Vale196582527-223
15Barnsley186482830-222
16Doncaster176471824-622
17Crawley195771929-1022
18Coventry195682128-721
19Leyton Orient194782429-519
20Gillingham194782027-719
21Scunthorpe185492333-1019
22Colchester1945102434-1017
23Yeovil1945101430-1617
24Crewe1944111537-2216
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