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Scunthorpe United 2-1 Crewe Alexandra

Scunthorpe continued their revival with a third win in four games as they overcame Crewe at Glanford Park.

The Iron opened the scoring when Luke Williams, on loan from Middlesbrough, converted Lyle Taylor's cross.

Former Scunthorpe loanee Nicky Ajose tapped in the equaliser after James Baillie drove the ball across the box.

Miguel Llera applied the finishing touch from close range to win the game for Scunthorpe following Liam O'Neil's surging run into the box.

Defeat left Crewe at the foot of the League One table, six points adrift Scunthorpe in 19th place, two points above the relegation places.

Scunthorpe manager Mark Robins told BBC Radio Humberside:

"It was a really tough game. We spoke during the week and we were under no illusions about how tough it was going to be.

"It wasn't really until the second half that we got to grips with them. We were a little bit laboured and looked a little bit jaded if I'm honest.

"We started off and gave them too much time to pass the ball. That hasn't been what we've been working on this week, but sometimes that's what happens."

Line-ups

Scunthorpe

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Slocombe
  • 24Brindley
  • 37Davey
  • 32Llera
  • 30Williams
  • 12Bishop
  • 22O'Neil
  • 9Madden
  • 18Williams
  • 14HawkridgeSubstituted forAdelakunat 72'minutes
  • 19TaylorSubstituted forOsbourneat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4McAllister
  • 16Adelakun
  • 25Boyce
  • 26Olejnik
  • 27Kee
  • 29Wootton
  • 35Osbourne

Crewe

Formation 5-3-2

  • 13Garratt
  • 19Baillie
  • 4DavisSubstituted forInmanat 82'minutes
  • 5Ray
  • 6Dugdale
  • 24LeighBooked at 90mins
  • 28NessBooked at 77mins
  • 42Grant
  • 7TurtonSubstituted forCooperat 87'minutes
  • 35Ajose
  • 34Ikpeazu

Substitutes

  • 1Shearer
  • 8Atkinson
  • 10Inman
  • 11Cooper
  • 20Jones
  • 25Haber
  • 30Tate
Referee:
Darren Sheldrake
Attendance:
3,006

Match Stats

Home TeamScunthorpeAway TeamCrewe
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home20
Away9
Shots on Target
Home6
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Scunthorpe United 2, Crewe Alexandra 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Scunthorpe United 2, Crewe Alexandra 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Luke Williams (Scunthorpe United).

  4. Post update

    Uche Ikpeazu (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Booking

    Greg Leigh (Crewe Alexandra) is shown the yellow card.

  6. Post update

    Luke Williams (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Greg Leigh (Crewe Alexandra).

  8. Post update

    Foul by Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United).

  9. Post update

    Anthony Grant (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Isaiah Osbourne (Scunthorpe United).

  11. Post update

    Adam Dugdale (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Greg Leigh.

  13. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. George Cooper replaces Oliver Turton.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Liam O'Neil (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Adam Dugdale.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Bradden Inman replaces Harry Davis.

  19. Goal!

    Goal! Scunthorpe United 2, Crewe Alexandra 1. Miguel Angel Llera (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

  20. Booking

    Jamie Ness (Crewe Alexandra) is shown the yellow card.

As It Stood

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1Bristol City20126237191842
2Swindon20125339201941
3MK Dons19115340192138
4Preston20115433201338
5Sheff Utd209562623332
6Rochdale2093836251130
7Notts County198652520530
8Oldham207942824430
9Peterborough209382825330
10Bradford208572725229
11Fleetwood207582019126
12Walsall206861817126
13Chesterfield206772627-125
14Coventry206682328-524
15Barnsley206593034-423
16Port Vale206592529-423
17Doncaster196582027-723
18Gillingham205782228-622
19Scunthorpe196492534-922
20Crawley205781930-1122
21Yeovil2055101830-1220
22Leyton Orient204792531-619
23Colchester2045112538-1317
24Crewe2044121639-2316
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