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Stevenage 1-3 Shrewsbury Town

Tom Eaves marked his return to Shrewsbury Town with a goal as they secured victory at lowly Stevenage.

Francois Zoko tapped in to put the home side ahead before on-loan Adam Reach lifted an equaliser over the keeper.

Fellow loan man Tom Eaves, who signed for a second spell with Shrewsbury from Bolton Wanderers on Thursday, then nodded home Paul Parry's cross to put Shrewsbury 2-1 up at half-time.

Joe Jacobson sealed the points when he headed home Darren Jones' cross.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Shrewsbury Town manager Graham Turner told BBC Radio Shropshire:

"It feels great to have an away win. The dressing room is buzzing and we feel we have deserved it.

"We have been unfortunate to fall behind here but finally when it comes right we are delighted. We opened them up with our passing against a difficult side - and Adam Reach had a good finish to level.

"The play building up, and keeping the ball is what we have been looking for from our training sessions and we have looked very strong. But to defend, at 3-1, was difficult. You can't stop all the service into your penalty area and we dealt with it very well."

Line-ups

Stevenage

  • 16Day
  • 20Smith
  • 15Freeman
  • 14HeslopSubstituted forDeaconat 71'minutes
  • 5Ashton
  • 6Jones
  • 7MoraisSubstituted forBurrowat 71'minutes
  • 24Doughty
  • 11Akins
  • 12Zoko
  • 25AndradeSubstituted forTounkaraat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Arnold
  • 2Wedgbury
  • 10Burrow
  • 13Parrett
  • 17Tansey
  • 21Tounkara
  • 34Deacon

Shrewsbury

  • 1Weale
  • 3Jacobson
  • 16Mkandawire
  • 17Parry
  • 4Summerfield
  • 5Jones
  • 7UgwuSubstituted forWinfieldat 88'minutes
  • 22Woods
  • 19GayleSubstituted forMcAllisterat 46'minutes
  • 23Reach
  • 24EavesSubstituted forMcAlindenat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Winfield
  • 8McAllister
  • 9Bradshaw
  • 12McQuade
  • 14Marsden
  • 20McAlinden
  • 25Anyon
Referee:
Carl Berry
Attendance:
2,675

Match Stats

Home TeamStevenageAway TeamShrewsbury
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home12
Away11
Shots on Target
Home5
Away7
Corners
Home15
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away4

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Stevenage 1, Shrewsbury Town 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Stevenage 1, Shrewsbury Town 3.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Joe Jacobson.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Luke Freeman (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Dave Winfield replaces Gozie Ugwu.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Luke Summerfield.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Jimmy Smith (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Roarie Deacon (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Adam Reach (Shrewsbury Town).

  10. Post update

    Jimmy Smith (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Adam Reach (Shrewsbury Town).

  12. Post update

    Lucas Akins (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Liam McAlinden replaces Tom Eaves.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Stevenage. Oumare Tounkara replaces Bruno Andrade.

  15. Post update

    Tamika Mkandawire (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Burrow (Stevenage).

  17. Post update

    Joe Jacobson (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Bruno Andrade (Stevenage).

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Stevenage. Jordan Burrow replaces Filipe Morais.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Stevenage. Roarie Deacon replaces Simon Heslop.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient19134242172543
2Wolves19134232112143
3Preston19107228171137
4Brentford19114429191037
5Peterborough19112628181035
6Rotherham198743123831
7Swindon1993735251030
8Port Vale199282828029
9Bradford1877431201128
10Walsall197662018227
11Coventry1910454134724
12MK Dons186482829-122
13Shrewsbury195772122-122
14Crawley195771924-522
15Oldham176382224-221
16Colchester194962126-521
17Gillingham1963102432-821
18Carlisle195681932-1321
19Tranmere195592334-1120
20Sheff Utd1945101727-1017
21Stevenage1952121932-1317
22Crewe1944111540-2516
23Bristol City192982632-615
24Notts County1932141833-1511
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