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Hartlepool United 1-3 Wycombe Wanderers

Alfie Mawson
Alfie Mawson scored his first goal for Wycombe with a header to make it 3-0

League Two leaders Wycombe remained at the summit with a comfortable victory against bottom-of-the-table Hartlepool.

Pools' Neil Austin missed a first-half penalty following Joe Jacobsen's foul on Marlon Harewood, after Paris Cowan-Hall had put Wycombe in front.

Matt Bloomfield drilled a low shot on 76 minutes to double the lead and a header from defender Alfie Mawson made it 3-0 to the Chairboys.

Harewood headed in a consolation for the Pools with seven minutes left.

The win is Wycombe's seventh away victory of the season, one more than they managed in the whole of last season.

Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth told BBC Three Counties Radio:

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Ainsworth on Hartlepool v Wycombe

"It was a really tough game. I warned the boys what was coming.

"We had to dig deep and take the onslaught before we came into the game.

"They missed a penalty but I still think we would have gone on to play like we did if that had gone in.

"Second half, we were just the better team by far, we attacked well and some of the moves we put together were awesome."

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Flinders
  • 2Austin
  • 4Bates
  • 24Lanzoni
  • 19Richards
  • 8WalkerSubstituted forFranksat 65'minutes
  • 16Featherstone
  • 15Dolan
  • 29CampbellSubstituted forSchmeltzat 58'minutesBooked at 81mins
  • 17Fenwick
  • 9Harewood

Substitutes

  • 7Franks
  • 13Maxted
  • 14Woods
  • 18Hawkins
  • 20Jones
  • 27Schmeltz
  • 31Ironside

Wycombe

  • 1Ingram
  • 3Jacobson
  • 26Mawson
  • 6Pierre
  • 2Jombati
  • 15Murphy
  • 10Bloomfield
  • 4Scowen
  • 12CraigSubstituted forMcClureat 78'minutes
  • 9HayesSubstituted forKretzschmarat 90+1'minutes
  • 7Cowan-HallBooked at 81minsSubstituted forOnyedinmaat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Lewis
  • 13Richardson
  • 16Fletcher
  • 18Rowe
  • 19McClure
  • 22Kretzschmar
  • 23Onyedinma
Referee:
Jeremy Simpson
Attendance:
3,053

Match Stats

Home TeamHartlepoolAway TeamWycombe
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home6
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home7
Away8
Fouls
Home10
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Hartlepool United 1, Wycombe Wanderers 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 1, Wycombe Wanderers 3.

Sido Jombati (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Fenwick (Hartlepool United).

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Aaron Pierre.

Attempt blocked. Jonathan Franks (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Marlon Harewood (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sido Jombati (Wycombe Wanderers).

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Jordan Richards.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Matteo Lanzoni.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Max Kretzschmar replaces Paul Hayes.

Matthew Bates (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Paul Hayes (Wycombe Wanderers).

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Neil Austin.

Attempt missed. Aaron Pierre (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Matthew Bates (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Peter Murphy (Wycombe Wanderers).

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 1, Wycombe Wanderers 3. Marlon Harewood (Hartlepool United) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Jonathan Franks.

Scott Fenwick (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers).

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Fred Onyedinma replaces Paris Cowan-Hall.

Booking

Sidney Schmeltz (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.

Sidney Schmeltz (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers).

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 0, Wycombe Wanderers 3. Alfie Mawson (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Joe Jacobson with a cross.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Neil Austin.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Matt McClure replaces Steven Craig.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 0, Wycombe Wanderers 2. Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Paul Hayes with a cross.

Attempt saved. Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Sidney Schmeltz (Hartlepool United).

Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Hand ball by Steven Craig (Wycombe Wanderers).

Foul by Marlon Harewood (Hartlepool United).

Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Jonathan Franks (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Hand ball by Josh Scowen (Wycombe Wanderers).

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Matteo Lanzoni.

Neil Austin (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe19115331171438
2Luton19114423121137
3Shrewsbury19113530151536
4Burton1911262522335
5Southend1910452115634
6Plymouth1994622111131
7Newport198742821731
8Bury199372723430
9Exeter198652725230
10Cambridge198383124727
11Morecambe198382021-127
12Portsmouth197572222026
13Accrington198292832-426
14Stevenage197482727025
15Northampton197392727024
16Wimbledon196672427-324
17Cheltenham196581828-1023
18Mansfield196491524-922
19Oxford Utd195682024-421
20Dag & Red1963102530-521
21York1931061823-519
22Carlisle1953112537-1218
23Tranmere1936101926-715
24Hartlepool1933131434-2012
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