League Two
Dag & RedDagenham & Redbridge1ShrewsburyShrewsbury Town2
Liam Lawrence
Liam Lawrence's late winner from the penalty spot was his first goal of the season

Liam Lawrence's 95th-minute penalty completed a second-half comeback for 10-man Shrewsbury away at Dagenham.

Billy Bingham opened the scoring after five minutes, and the Daggers' position was improved when Jermaine Grandison saw red for pulling down Ade Yusuff when he was through on goal.

Andy Mangan, who scored against Chelsea in midweek, then equalised on 70 minutes before earning the spot-kick.

The Shrews are up to third in League Two after five successive victories

Dagenham remain in 21st, three points above the bottom two.

Dagenham & Redbridge boss Wayne Burnett told BBC London 94.9:

"We started the game very well. I think we were on the front foot.

"I wasn't happy when their player got sent off, I felt it changed the game. They raised their game and we took the back foot and gave them the initiative.

"When you're losing games you can become a little apprehensive, a little bit nervous and a little bit anxious - and we showed that.

"Their first goal was a great finish but their second goal was just comical defending."

Shrewsbury Town manager Micky Mellon told BBC Radio Shropshire:

"I think the most satisfying thing as a manger is that even though we had so many setbacks in this game, we believed in what we could do and we trusted the players to find the energy levels to win the game.

"We had a tough game in midweek against Chelsea and to have that determination to win the game today is great to see.

"The goal to equalise was sublime as their goalkeeper has made six or seven outstanding saves. You know with this group of players they will not give up easily.

"I do not think we had a bad first half. We tried to play football, we kept to the plan and we are satisfied with what we have done.

"We can take great satisfaction to be in the top three, but the job is not done.

"We have had a lot of physical pressure the last few weeks. This week is all about recovery so we are ready for a special cup tie away at Walsall next Saturday."

Line-ups

Dag & Red

  • 30Cousins
  • 2Batt
  • 5Saah
  • 4DoeBooked at 67mins
  • 16Green
  • 28BoucaudSubstituted forPartridgeat 60'minutes
  • 6BinghamBooked at 53mins
  • 15Labadie
  • 27YusuffSubstituted forMurphyat 75'minutes
  • 7CuretonSubstituted forChambersat 70'minutes
  • 14Porter

Substitutes

  • 1O'Brien
  • 3Connors
  • 9Murphy
  • 10Chambers
  • 19Goldberg
  • 21Partridge
  • 23Hemmings

Shrewsbury

  • 1LeutwilerBooked at 17mins
  • 25Grimmer
  • 2GrandisonBooked at 49mins
  • 6Goldson
  • 20Knight-Percival
  • 3Demetriou
  • 4Woods
  • 11LawrenceBooked at 66minsSubstituted forGriffithat 90+7'minutes
  • 24GrantSubstituted forWesolowskiat 90+6'minutes
  • 9Collins
  • 26Akpa-AkproSubstituted forManganat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Ellis
  • 10Vernon
  • 14Wesolowski
  • 16Griffith
  • 19Mangan
  • 21Halstead
  • 22Clark
Referee:
Darren Sheldrake
Attendance:
1,698

Match Stats

Home TeamDag & RedAway TeamShrewsbury
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home12
Away17
Shots on Target
Home4
Away9
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home18
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Dagenham and Redbridge 1, Shrewsbury Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Dagenham and Redbridge 1, Shrewsbury Town 2.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Anthony Griffith replaces Liam Lawrence.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. James Wesolowski replaces Bobby Grant.

  5. Goal!

    Goal! Dagenham and Redbridge 1, Shrewsbury Town 2. Liam Lawrence (Shrewsbury Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

  6. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Scott Doe (Dagenham and Redbridge) after a foul in the penalty area.

  7. Post update

    Penalty Shrewsbury Town. Andy Mangan draws a foul in the penalty area.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Mark Cousins.

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. James Collins (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ashley Chambers (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Andy Mangan (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Dagenham and Redbridge. Conceded by Jack Grimmer.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Dagenham and Redbridge. Conceded by Connor Goldson.

  14. Post update

    Attempt blocked. James Collins (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Rhys Murphy (Dagenham and Redbridge).

  16. Post update

    Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Rhys Murphy (Dagenham and Redbridge).

  18. Post update

    Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Rhys Murphy (Dagenham and Redbridge).

  20. Post update

    Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.