League Two
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Notts County 1-0 Swindon Town

Notts County made it four wins in five games with a 1-0 win over Swindon to move up to second in League Two.

Jonathan Stead's penalty just after half an hour, after he was bundled over in the box by Swindon's Olly Lancashire, was enough to secure the points for Kevin Nolan's side.

First-half chances were at a premium for both teams, with the visitors' best effort coming from Luke Norris, who could not direct his header on target.

Carl Dickinson went closest for the hosts with his free-kick, inches away from giving the Magpies the lead and leaving Robins goalkeeper Lawrence Vigouroux rooted to the spot.

Vigouroux kept his side in the game with an outstanding save from Jonathan Forte's header early in the second half, whilst Lewis Alessandra had two goal-bound shots blocked by Dion Conroy.

Swindon's best chances of the second half came first through substitute Harry Smith's header which was tipped over the bar by Notts County's Adam Collin, before Kellen Gordan's shot rattled the post, ensuring the Magpies gained maximum points.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Notts County

  • 1Collin
  • 2Tootle
  • 5Duffy
  • 16Brisley
  • 3Dickinson
  • 11HawkridgeSubstituted forGrantat 77'minutes
  • 24Milsom
  • 22Yates
  • 7AlessandraSubstituted forHewittat 86'minutes
  • 30SteadSubstituted forSmithat 90+1'minutes
  • 14Forte

Substitutes

  • 4Hewitt
  • 6Hollis
  • 10Grant
  • 13Pindroch
  • 17Smith
  • 23Jones
  • 26Saunders

Swindon

  • 1Vigouroux
  • 2Purkiss
  • 25Conroy
  • 6Lancashire
  • 3Hussey
  • 7MullinSubstituted forSmithat 63'minutes
  • 19Elsnik
  • 31TaylorSubstituted forLinganziat 84'minutes
  • 30Anderson
  • 22WoolerySubstituted forGordonat 45'minutes
  • 9NorrisBooked at 33mins

Substitutes

  • 5Robertson
  • 11Brophy
  • 14Iandolo
  • 16Linganzi
  • 17Smith
  • 20Gordon
  • 21Charles-Cook
Referee:
Scott Duncan
Attendance:
5,107

Match Stats

Home TeamNotts CountyAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home10
Away10
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Notts County 1, Swindon Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Notts County 1, Swindon Town 0.

Foul by Matt Tootle (Notts County).

Chris Hussey (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Kellan Gordon (Swindon Town) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the right side of the box from a direct free kick.

Foul by Matt Tootle (Notts County).

Kellan Gordon (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Alan Smith replaces Jon Stead.

Foul by Jon Stead (Notts County).

Dion Conroy (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Elliott Hewitt replaces Lewis Alessandra.

Foul by Jon Stead (Notts County).

Oliver Lancashire (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Adam Collin.

Attempt saved. Harry Smith (Swindon Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Amine Linganzi replaces Matthew Taylor.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Carl Dickinson.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Oliver Lancashire.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Jorge Grant replaces Terry Hawkridge.

Attempt blocked. Lewis Alessandra (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Harry Smith (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Matt Tootle.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Adam Collin.

Attempt saved. Chris Hussey (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Oliver Lancashire.

Attempt blocked. Lewis Alessandra (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Ryan Yates (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Luke Norris (Swindon Town).

Attempt missed. Lewis Alessandra (Notts County) header from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt blocked. Harry Smith (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Harry Smith replaces Paul Mullin.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Ryan Yates.

Attempt missed. Jon Stead (Notts County) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Lawrence Vigouroux.

Attempt saved. Jonathan Forte (Notts County) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Ben Purkiss.

Ryan Yates (Notts County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Matthew Taylor (Swindon Town).

Foul by Carl Dickinson (Notts County).

Kellan Gordon (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Exeter7610136719
2Notts County7511127516
3Accrington74121510513
4Coventry741283513
5Lincoln City7331106412
6Newport7331106412
7Stevenage7331118312
8Wycombe73311311212
9Luton7322158711
10Crewe7322106411
11Mansfield7241128410
12Barnet7313118310
13Cambridge731356-110
14Swindon7313810-210
15Grimsby73041014-49
16Colchester7223111108
17Yeovil72231218-68
18Crawley721489-17
19Carlisle7214813-57
20Morecambe713369-36
21Chesterfield7124615-95
22Cheltenham7115511-64
23Forest Green7115919-104
24Port Vale7106511-63
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