League Two
Cheltenham1Crawley0

Cheltenham Town 1-0 Crawley Town

Mohamed Eisa's fourth goal in three games was enough to earn Cheltenham a League Two win against Crawley.

The decisive moment came in the 38th minute when Eisa headed in a fine cross from Kyle Storer on the right.

Cheltenham lost playmaker Jerell Sellars to injury in the first half and Jon Flatt had been called into action several times to keep Crawley out before the opening goal.

The on-loan Wolves goalkeeper denied Mark Randall, Lewis Young and Jordan Roberts with smart saves.

Enzio Boldewijn shot high from a good position for Crawley early in the second half, but Cheltenham then pressed for a second goal.

Crawley had the ball in the net after 57 minutes, but Thomas Verheydt had fouled Flatt, knocking the ball out of his hands and it was disallowed.

Jordon Forster had to clear off the line for Cheltenham after a corner was met by the head of Mark Connolly, who saw another header bounce just wide.

Substitute Matt Harrold also went close to levelling, but Cheltenham held on.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Cheltenham

  • 1Flatt
  • 23Forster
  • 15Boyle
  • 2Grimes
  • 3Cranston
  • 7Pell
  • 11Winchester
  • 4Storer
  • 17SellarsSubstituted forAtanganaat 28'minutes
  • 20Eisa
  • 9WrightSubstituted forGrahamat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Atangana
  • 10Holman
  • 14O'Shaughnessy
  • 16Page
  • 18Bower
  • 21Graham
  • 22Lovett

Crawley

  • 1Morris
  • 2Young
  • 6Connolly
  • 22Lelan
  • 19EvinaSubstituted forLewisat 86'minutes
  • 4PayneBooked at 63minsSubstituted forHarroldat 64'minutes
  • 21Bulman
  • 25Randall
  • 7Boldewijn
  • 23VerheydtSubstituted forCamaraat 72'minutes
  • 11Roberts

Substitutes

  • 9Harrold
  • 12Mersin
  • 14Blackman
  • 15Yorwerth
  • 20Tajbakhsh
  • 24Lewis
  • 28Camara
Referee:
Scott Oldham
Attendance:
2,834

Match Stats

Home TeamCheltenhamAway TeamCrawley
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home14
Away13
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home8
Away7
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Cheltenham Town 1, Crawley Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cheltenham Town 1, Crawley Town 0.

Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lewis Young (Crawley Town).

Jordan Forster (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Matt Harrold (Crawley Town).

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Jordan Roberts.

Attempt blocked. Nigel Atangana (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Lewis Young.

Attempt blocked. Nigel Atangana (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Dennon Lewis replaces Cedric Evina.

Mohamed Eisa (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Connolly (Crawley Town).

Attempt missed. Matt Harrold (Crawley Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Delay in match Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town) because of an injury.

Foul by Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town).

Jordan Roberts (Crawley Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Cedric Evina.

Attempt missed. Mark Randall (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Kyle Storer (Cheltenham Town).

Enzio Boldewijn (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Mark Connolly (Crawley Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Kyle Storer.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Carl Winchester.

Attempt missed. Carl Winchester (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Matt Harrold (Crawley Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Nigel Atangana (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Mohamed Eisa (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Josh Lelan (Crawley Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Panutche Camara replaces Thomas Verheydt.

Attempt missed. Mohamed Eisa (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Jamie Grimes.

Substitution

Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Brian Graham replaces Daniel Wright.

Nigel Atangana (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Enzio Boldewijn (Crawley Town).

Carl Winchester (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Lewis Young (Crawley Town).

Attempt saved. Mohamed Eisa (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Mohamed Eisa (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Thomas Verheydt (Crawley Town).

goal

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