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York City 2-1 Morecambe

York secured League Two survival and stretched their unbeaten run to six games with a win over Morecambe.

The Shrimps made the better start and went ahead through Paul Mullins' close range strike.

However, York battled back and Stephane Zubar headed in Luke Summerfield's corner at the far post.

The Minstermen wrapped up the win in style, as Russell Penn rifled in a long-range strike past Danny Ward into the top left-hand corner.

York rise to 18th in the table, while Morecambe remain in 12th.

Line-ups

York

  • 24Ingham
  • 15Lowe
  • 5McCombe
  • 38Zubar
  • 17Halliday
  • 10Penn
  • 8SummerfieldSubstituted forPlattat 77'minutes
  • 7CoulsonSubstituted forMontroseat 90+1'minutes
  • 19MillerSubstituted forIlesanmiat 74'minutes
  • 30Coulthirst
  • 39Hyde

Substitutes

  • 1Mooney
  • 2McCoy
  • 3Ilesanmi
  • 14Montrose
  • 18Platt
  • 20Meikle
  • 23O'Hanlon

Morecambe

  • 28Ward
  • 5HughesBooked at 84mins
  • 6EdwardsSubstituted forEllisonat 42'minutes
  • 22Parrish
  • 2Beeley
  • 4Kenyon
  • 15Wildig
  • 19Wilson
  • 3Devitt
  • 27Amond
  • 12MullinSubstituted forRedshawat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Redshaw
  • 8Wright
  • 11Ellison
  • 16Drummond
  • 21McGowan
  • 25Arestidou
  • 29Bondswell
Referee:
Scott Duncan
Attendance:
2,854

Match Stats

Home TeamYorkAway TeamMorecambe
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home14
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, York City 2, Morecambe 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, York City 2, Morecambe 1.

Foul by Jake Hyde (York City).

Mark Hughes (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Lewis Montrose replaces Michael Coulson.

Attempt missed. Jake Hyde (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Michael Coulson (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Ellison (Morecambe).

Booking

Mark Hughes (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

Jake Hyde (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Hughes (Morecambe).

Corner, York City. Conceded by Laurence Wilson.

Attempt missed. Jack Redshaw (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Tom Platt replaces Luke Summerfield.

Corner, York City. Conceded by Mark Hughes.

Attempt blocked. Luke Summerfield (York City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Brad Halliday (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alex Kenyon (Morecambe).

Foul by Femi Ilesanmi (York City).

Shaun Beeley (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Femi Ilesanmi replaces Shaun Miller.

Stéphane Zubar (York City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Kevin Ellison (Morecambe).

Foul by Jake Hyde (York City).

Mark Hughes (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Shaquile Coulthirst (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aaron Wildig (Morecambe).

Foul by Shaquile Coulthirst (York City).

Shaun Beeley (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Aaron Wildig (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Shaquile Coulthirst (York City).

Shaun Beeley (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Michael Coulson (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alex Kenyon (Morecambe).

Foul by Michael Coulson (York City).

Alex Kenyon (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Michael Coulson (York City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Shaun Miller (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aaron Wildig (Morecambe).

Attempt saved. Jake Hyde (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton42259860342684
2Shrewsbury432581065293683
3Wycombe432214764422280
4Bury422371256391776
5Southend422112950351575
6Stevenage431911135950968
7Plymouth4318111450331765
8Luton431711154943662
9Newport431711154750-362
10Exeter431613145861-361
11Northampton43177196256658
12Morecambe431512164849-157
13Wimbledon431414155357-456
14Portsmouth431314164951-253
15Dag & Red43158205055-553
16Oxford Utd431216154449-552
17Accrington431410195470-1652
18York431118144547-251
19Cambridge431212195660-448
20Mansfield43139213555-2048
21Carlisle42136235069-1945
22Hartlepool43118243463-2941
23Cheltenham43913213963-2440
24Tranmere43912224360-1739
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