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Grimsby Town 4-2 Yeovil Town

Goals from Sam Jones, Chris Clements, Scott Vernon and Jamey Osborne saw Grimsby to a comfortable win over Yeovil.

Alex Lawless and Francois Zoko were on the scoresheet for the Glovers on an entertaining afternoon at Blundell Park.

The game was only seven minutes old when Grimsby broke the deadlock from Jones' coolly-taken penalty after Osborne had been brought down in the box by visiting goalkeeper Jonny Maddison.

The Mariners got the second goal their first-half display had deserved when Clements drove home from the edge of the box.

The Glovers came out with renewed intent after the restart and halved the deficit after just four minutes when Lawless fired home with their first shot on target.

Grimsby re-established their two-goal advantage when Vernon bundled home from a 60th-minute corner and two minutes later it was four when Osborne ran the length of the field, under pressure, before coolly slotting home his first goal for Town.

Yeovil came back again and got their second of the afternoon after some slack marking from a corner allowed Zoko to rifle home from close range.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Grimsby

  • 1McKeown
  • 12Mills
  • 5Pearson
  • 22Collins
  • 3Andrew
  • 8Disley
  • 16BerrettSubstituted forVoseat 76'minutes
  • 32OsborneSubstituted forBolarinwaat 88'minutes
  • 35Jones
  • 31Clements
  • 21VernonSubstituted forDysonat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Davies
  • 10Vose
  • 18Bolarinwa
  • 20Boyce
  • 23Jones
  • 26Comley
  • 29Dyson

Yeovil

  • 12Maddison
  • 2ShephardSubstituted forHarrisonat 68'minutes
  • 3Smith
  • 6Lacey
  • 11Dickson
  • 10Khan
  • 4Dolan
  • 8Lawless
  • 28WhitfieldSubstituted forMugabiat 45'minutes
  • 13Zoko
  • 31Akpa-Akpro

Substitutes

  • 5Mugabi
  • 9Eaves
  • 16Butcher
  • 17Sowunmi
  • 19Goodship
  • 32James
  • 39Harrison
Referee:
Eddie Ilderton
Attendance:
4,061

Match Stats

Home TeamGrimsbyAway TeamYeovil
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home17
Away6
Shots on Target
Home10
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away6
Fouls
Home9
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Grimsby Town 4, Yeovil Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Grimsby Town 4, Yeovil Town 2.

Attempt blocked. Dominic Vose (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Callum Dyson (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Shayon Harrison (Yeovil Town).

Chris Clements (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Tom Bolarinwa replaces Jamey Osborne.

Dominic Vose (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alex Lawless (Yeovil Town).

Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Jonny Maddison.

Attempt saved. Callum Dyson (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Dominic Vose (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Danny Collins (Grimsby Town) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Otis Khan.

Otis Khan (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Craig Disley (Grimsby Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Dominic Vose replaces James Berrett.

Goal!

Goal! Grimsby Town 4, Yeovil Town 2. Francois Zoko (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner following a corner.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Danny Collins.

Attempt blocked. Shayon Harrison (Yeovil Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Bevis Mugabi (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by James Berrett (Grimsby Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Callum Dyson replaces Scott Vernon.

Attempt missed. Sam Jones (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Shayon Harrison replaces Liam Shephard.

Attempt missed. Danny Andrew (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Zak Mills.

Goal!

Goal! Grimsby Town 4, Yeovil Town 1. Jamey Osborne (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Danny Andrew.

Liam Shephard (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jamey Osborne (Grimsby Town).

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Danny Andrew.

Goal!

Goal! Grimsby Town 3, Yeovil Town 1. Scott Vernon (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from very close range to the top left corner. Assisted by Danny Andrew following a corner.

Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Alex Lacey.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Sam Jones.

Attempt saved. Danny Andrew (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Alex Lacey (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Vernon (Grimsby Town).

Goal!

Goal! Grimsby Town 2, Yeovil Town 1. Alex Lawless (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Francois Zoko.

Attempt blocked. Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Second Half

Second Half begins Grimsby Town 2, Yeovil Town 0.

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