Bristol Rovers 1-0 Shrewsbury

Bristol Rovers moved into the top half of the League Two table with a narrow victory over Shrewsbury.

Former Torquay striker Chris Zebroski scored a stunning right-foot volley from the edge of the box on 19 minutes after a Matt Harrold knockdown.

Rovers defender Cian Bolger saw his header blocked on the line towards the end of the second half.

Shrewsbury thought they had levelled in stoppage-time but Scott Bevan saved Lionel Ainsworth's 25-yard drive.


Shrewsbury Town manager Graham Turner told BBC Radio Shropshire:

"We had so much of the ball in and around the Bristol Rovers penalty area, I thought sooner or later something might drop for us or we'd be bright enough to create something.

"Having got the ball in good areas we failed to produce a position where we could get a shot in."

Bristol Rovers manager Paul Buckle told BBC Radio Bristol:

"It was always going to be tense because we were playing a side who have won four on the spin.

"It's a massive win for us because we looked confident and the amount of stuff that's gone against us lately, with the injuries... it's been a nightmare.

"The players have dug in, we've remained consistent with each other and I'm delighted with the three points."

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