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Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 Hartlepool United

Fred Onyedinma
Fred Onyednma scored his first goal for Wycombe Wanderers

On-loan Fred Onyedinma scored the game's only goal to send Wycombe top of League Two and leave Hartlepool 10 points adrift at the bottom.

The Millwall midfielder scored from a swift counter-attack, beating Scott Flinders at his near post after Michael Duckworth was dispossessed.

Peter Murphy and Alfie Mawson then went close for the Chairboys.

Hartlepool nearly levelled late on but Dan Jones' header hit the post before Lewis Hawkins was red carded.

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Ainsworth on Wycombe v Hartlepool

Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth told BBC Three Counties Radio:

"It's one of those games where potentially it could have been an upset.

"We came out and we wanted to put a high tempo from the start. The game plan was for the 20 minutes could we impose our game on them?

"(On Fred Onyedinma) Fantastic for him to score on his home debut, it was a great finish.

"I'm really pleased with everyone, great performance all the way round."

Line-ups

Wycombe

  • 1Ingram
  • 2Jombati
  • 6Pierre
  • 26Mawson
  • 3Jacobson
  • 23Onyedinma
  • 15Murphy
  • 4ScowenBooked at 20mins
  • 11Wood
  • 25Amadi-HollowaySubstituted forCraigat 90'minutes
  • 9Hayes

Substitutes

  • 8Lewis
  • 10Bloomfield
  • 12Craig
  • 13Richardson
  • 16Fletcher
  • 18Rowe

Hartlepool

  • 1Flinders
  • 2AustinBooked at 45mins
  • 4Bates
  • 26Harrison
  • 20Jones
  • 16FeatherstoneSubstituted forFenwickat 83'minutes
  • 21Duckworth
  • 31Tshibola
  • 11Compton
  • 7FranksSubstituted forHawkinsat 73'minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 29Bingham

Substitutes

  • 3Holden
  • 8Walker
  • 13Maxted
  • 17Fenwick
  • 18Hawkins
  • 19Richards
  • 28Green
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
3,607

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamHartlepool
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home13
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home9
Away4
Fouls
Home6
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Hartlepool United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Hartlepool United 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Steven Craig replaces Aaron Holloway.

Foul by Aaron Pierre (Wycombe Wanderers).

Scott Flinders (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Lewis Hawkins (Hartlepool United).

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

Foul by Lewis Hawkins (Hartlepool United).

Rakish Bingham (Hartlepool United) hits the left post with a header from the centre of the box following a corner.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Paul Hayes.

Booking

Lewis Hawkins (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

Fred Onyedinma (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lewis Hawkins (Hartlepool United).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Scott Fenwick replaces Nicky Featherstone.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Michael Duckworth.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Scott Harrison.

Sam Wood (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Lewis Hawkins (Hartlepool United).

Attempt missed. Alfie Mawson (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right following a set piece situation.

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

Foul by Lewis Hawkins (Hartlepool United).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Lewis Hawkins replaces Jonathan Franks.

Attempt missed. Aaron Holloway (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Matthew Bates.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Dan Jones.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Matthew Bates.

Attempt blocked. Sam Wood (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is blocked.

Josh Scowen (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aaron Tshibola (Hartlepool United).

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Aaron Pierre.

Attempt blocked. Scott Harrison (Hartlepool United) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Peter Murphy (Wycombe Wanderers).

Rakish Bingham (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Aaron Pierre (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Dan Jones.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Dan Jones.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Scott Harrison.

Attempt missed. Aaron Holloway (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Matthew Bates.

Attempt missed. Sam Wood (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe24138338201847
2Burton24144633231046
3Shrewsbury24135633161744
4Newport24127535251043
5Luton23126528171142
6Southend2411762420440
7Plymouth24115829171238
8Bury2411493530537
9Exeter2510783333037
10Stevenage2410593331235
11Morecambe24104102523234
12Wimbledon239683331233
13Accrington23103103437-333
14Cambridge2385103429529
15Portsmouth237792629-328
16Oxford Utd2477102631-528
17Cheltenham2477102233-1128
18York2451272628-227
19Mansfield2376101828-1027
20Northampton2474133438-425
21Dag & Red2474132636-1025
22Carlisle2473142945-1624
23Tranmere2357112330-722
24Hartlepool2435161643-2714
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