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Notts County 0-3 Swindon Town

Andy Williams
Andy Williams has scored 11 league goals for Swindon this season

Swindon Town eased to their fifth consecutive win in League One with a 3-0 win over 10-man Notts County.

Andy Williams gave Swindon an early lead with a low driven shot following good work by Massimo Luongo.

Williams doubled Swindon's lead after half-time from close range, converting a magnificent cross from Ben Gladwin.

Notts midfielder Liam Noble was sent off for an elbow on Nathan Thompson before Luongo completed the victory with a neat finish from six yards out.

Williams has now scored 11 league goals for Swindon this season, including three in his last three league games.

Swindon, who are second in the table and a point behind leaders Bristol City, have won six away games in League One this season, while Notts County are without a win in three league games and remain outside the play-off positions.

Notts County boss Shaun Derry told BBC Radio Nottingham:

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Derry on Notts County v Swindon

"We're disappointed. I'm hoping it will still be a successful season for us, but we've got to take our medicine today. Swindon are the best team I've seen at this level.

"We were fully aware of the capability of Swindon. They came here and played really well, and we didn't play as well as we could do.

"We are still just outside of the playoffs, and after last year when we were 10 points off safety, I would have grabbed that straight away."

Swindon Town manager Mark Cooper told BBC Wiltshire:

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Cooper on Notts County v Swindon

"I thought we played particularly well again. I thought we scored some really good goals, played some really good football.

"The most pleasing thing was that the game looked as though it could get out of control and we kept our discipline.

"We could have maybe scored a few more. It's always nice to put the game to bed quite early."

Line-ups

Notts County

  • 1CarrollBooked at 45mins
  • 15ThompsonSubstituted forHarradat 62'minutes
  • 34Laing
  • 6HollisBooked at 86mins
  • 3Adams
  • 25Traore
  • 13JonesSubstituted forHallat 69'minutes
  • 16NobleBooked at 56mins
  • 32McLaughlin
  • 11Thompson
  • 12CassidySubstituted forPetrassoat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Smith
  • 14McKenzie
  • 31Harrad
  • 33Cranston
  • 35Pilkington
  • 36Petrasso
  • 37Hall

Swindon

  • 1Foderingham
  • 5Stephens
  • 2Thompson
  • 6Turnbull
  • 3Byrne
  • 8KasimBooked at 45minsSubstituted forRodgersat 81'minutes
  • 19ThompsonBooked at 41minsSubstituted forReevesat 62'minutes
  • 4Luongo
  • 7Gladwin
  • 10Williams
  • 20ObikaSubstituted forSmithat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Smith
  • 14Reeves
  • 21Jones
  • 23Barthram
  • 24Da Costa
  • 25Belford
  • 26Rodgers
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
4,753

Match Stats

Home TeamNotts CountyAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home37%
Away63%
Shots
Home9
Away21
Shots on Target
Home4
Away9
Corners
Home2
Away8
Fouls
Home11
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Notts County 0, Swindon Town 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Notts County 0, Swindon Town 3.

Attempt missed. Anton Rodgers (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stephen McLaughlin (Notts County).

Attempt missed. Garry Thompson (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Stephen McLaughlin (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Blair Adams.

Attempt blocked. Ben Gladwin (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Haydn Hollis (Notts County) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Haydn Hollis (Notts County).

Jake Reeves (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Haydn Hollis.

Attempt blocked. Ben Gladwin (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Garry Thompson (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Turnbull (Swindon Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Anton Rodgers replaces Yaser Kasim.

Attempt missed. Ben Gladwin (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Ben Gladwin (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Michael Smith (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

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

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

Foul by Garry Thompson (Notts County).

Nathan Thompson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Ryan Hall replaces Gary Jones.

Foul by Shaun Harrad (Notts County).

Jack Stephens (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Michael Smith replaces Jonathan Obika.

Attempt missed. Ben Gladwin (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Jake Reeves replaces Louis Thompson.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Shaun Harrad replaces Curtis Thompson.

Foul by Garry Thompson (Notts County).

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

Goal!

Goal! Notts County 0, Swindon Town 3. Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ben Gladwin.

Foul by Garry Thompson (Notts County).

Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dismissal

Liam Noble (Notts County) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

Foul by Liam Noble (Notts County).

goal

As It Stood

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2Swindon20125339201941
3MK Dons19115340192138
4Preston20115433201338
5Sheff Utd209562623332
6Rochdale2093836251130
7Notts County198652520530
8Oldham207942824430
9Peterborough209382825330
10Bradford208572725229
11Fleetwood207582019126
12Walsall206861817126
13Chesterfield206772627-125
14Coventry206682328-524
15Barnsley206593034-423
16Port Vale206592529-423
17Doncaster196582027-723
18Gillingham205782228-622
19Scunthorpe196492534-922
20Crawley205781930-1122
21Yeovil2055101830-1220
22Leyton Orient204792531-619
23Colchester2045112538-1317
24Crewe2044121639-2316
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