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Swindon Town 3-2 Blackpool

Swindon striker Nicky Ajose
Nicky Ajose has scored five goals in his last two League One appearances

Nicky Ajose scored a hat-trick as Swindon beat Blackpool in a game of five goals at the County Ground.

The former Manchester United trainee netted the winner two minutes from time after earlier strikes in either half.

Tom Aldred had headed Blackpool into an early lead before Ajose levelled for the hosts 15 minutes later.

Ajose's close-range second gave them the lead on the hour, but Danny Philliskirk levelled from the spot after Clark Robertson was fouled.

Line-ups

Swindon

  • 1Vigouroux
  • 2Thompson
  • 21Sendles-White
  • 6Turnbull
  • 27BarryBooked at 82mins
  • 4RobertSubstituted forIandoloat 74'minutes
  • 7TraoreBooked at 37minsSubstituted forThompsonat 66'minutes
  • 14Doughty
  • 3Ormonde-Ottewill
  • 20Obika
  • 10Ajose

Substitutes

  • 18Thompson
  • 19Balmy
  • 22Marshall
  • 23Cooke
  • 24Hylton
  • 25Belford
  • 28Iandolo

Blackpool

  • 1Doyle
  • 2White
  • 15Aldred
  • 25Aimson
  • 5Robertson
  • 4McAlister
  • 19NorrisBooked at 24minsSubstituted forRiversat 80'minutes
  • 8Potts
  • 28YeatesSubstituted forOsayi-Samuelat 62'minutes
  • 9CullenSubstituted forRedshawat 86'minutes
  • 17Philliskirk

Substitutes

  • 3Ferguson
  • 7Rivers
  • 10Redshaw
  • 14Herron
  • 20Paterson
  • 21Osayi-Samuel
  • 26Lyness
Referee:
Phil Gibbs
Attendance:
7,412

Match Stats

Home TeamSwindonAway TeamBlackpool
Possession
Home65%
Away35%
Shots
Home17
Away6
Shots on Target
Home11
Away4
Corners
Home11
Away3
Fouls
Home11
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Swindon Town 3, Blackpool 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Swindon Town 3, Blackpool 2.

Attempt saved. Clark Robertson (Blackpool) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill (Swindon Town).

Brad Potts (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Brad Potts (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town).

Bright Samuel (Blackpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 3, Blackpool 2. Nicky Ajose (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Jack Redshaw replaces Mark Cullen.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Will Aimson.

Attempt blocked. Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Booking

Bradley Barry (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Mark Cullen (Blackpool) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Bradley Barry (Swindon Town).

Attempt saved. Nicky Ajose (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Jarrett Rivers replaces David Norris.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Will Aimson.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Clark Robertson.

Attempt blocked. Nicky Ajose (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Jamie Sendles-White (Swindon Town).

Tom Aldred (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Ellis Iandolo (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Aldred (Blackpool).

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Ellis Iandolo replaces Fabien Robert.

Foul by Fabien Robert (Swindon Town).

Brad Potts (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Nicky Ajose.

Attempt blocked. Brad Potts (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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

Foul by David Norris (Blackpool).

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Louis Thompson replaces Drissa Traoré.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 2, Blackpool 2. Danny Philliskirk (Blackpool) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the high centre of the goal.

Penalty conceded by Bradley Barry (Swindon Town) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Blackpool. Clark Robertson draws a foul in the penalty area.

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Jamie Sendles-White.

Attempt blocked. Nicky Ajose (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Bright Samuel replaces Mark Yeates.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 2, Blackpool 1. Nicky Ajose (Swindon Town) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bradley Barry with a cross.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton30203741241763
2Wigan321611552302259
3Gillingham32177858391958
4Walsall31169649331657
5Millwall321651151401153
6Coventry311410755332252
7Sheff Utd32139104742548
8Bradford3113993734348
9Southend31138104138347
10Barnsley31143145044645
11Port Vale33129123537-245
12Peterborough31135135448644
13Scunthorpe31135133739-244
14Bury31127124251-943
15Swindon32126144950-142
16Rochdale31109124144-339
17Doncaster3199133541-636
18Blackpool3297163241-934
19Chesterfield32104184252-1034
20Fleetwood3089133638-233
21Shrewsbury3196163751-1433
22Oldham30514112941-1229
23Crewe32610163456-2228
24Colchester3258194078-3823
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