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Kidderminster Harriers 0-3 Bristol Rovers

Ellis Harrison
Bristol Rovers forward Ellis Harrison has scored ten goals this season

Two second-half goals from Ellis Harrison helped Bristol Rovers ease past Kidderminster to keep up the pressure on Conference leaders Barnet.

Former Harriers striker Nathan Blissett hit the bar for Rovers in the first half as Andy Monkhouse also went close.

Harrison nodded in from Chris Lines' cross just after the break, before turning in his second from close range after a mix-up in the Harriers box.

Lines then found Matty Taylor to tap in and seal victory in stoppage time.

Bristol Rovers are just one point behind Barnet with three games left to play, while Harriers drop to 13th.

Kidderminster Harriers manager told BBC Hereford and Worcester: "Ellis Harrison was a constant threat for our back four and his impact on the game was terrific.

"Bristol Rovers had a fantastic following. In all fairness to our lads, I thought they put a shift in for an hour to 70 minutes or so.

"Once the first goal went in it was always going to be hard for us to win the game."

Line-ups

Kidderminster

  • 1Lewis
  • 4FryBooked at 66mins
  • 2Hodgkiss
  • 24Maxwell
  • 15Grimes
  • 18Gittings
  • 5KellyBooked at 56mins
  • 8BoyleBooked at 34mins
  • 9Wright
  • 35HughesSubstituted forAsanteat 72'minutes
  • 3GreenBooked at 45minsSubstituted forObengat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 14Obeng
  • 21Spencer
  • 28Nicholson
  • 29Asante
  • 31Forsyth

Bristol Rovers

  • 25Puddy
  • 4Lockyer
  • 3Brown
  • 7Mansell
  • 6ParkesBooked at 44mins
  • 14LinesSubstituted forO Clarkeat 90+2'minutes
  • 5McChrystal
  • 23Monkhouse
  • 17HarrisonSubstituted forTaylorat 85'minutes
  • 28Dawson
  • 27BlissettBooked at 74mins

Substitutes

  • 1Mildenhall
  • 2Leadbitter
  • 8O Clarke
  • 10Taylor
  • 11Gosling
Referee:
Simon Bennett
Attendance:
4,229

Match Stats

Home TeamKidderminsterAway TeamBristol Rovers
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home4
Away16
Shots on Target
Home2
Away7
Corners
Home10
Away10
Fouls
Home14
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Kidderminster Harriers 0, Bristol Rovers 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Kidderminster Harriers 0, Bristol Rovers 3.

Attempt missed. Matty Taylor (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol Rovers. Ollie Clarke replaces Chris Lines.

Goal!

Goal! Kidderminster Harriers 0, Bristol Rovers 3. Matty Taylor (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by Chris Lines.

Corner, Bristol Rovers.

Corner, Bristol Rovers.

Corner, Bristol Rovers.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol Rovers. Matty Taylor replaces Ellis Harrison because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! Kidderminster Harriers 0, Bristol Rovers 2. Ellis Harrison (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner.

Corner, Bristol Rovers.

Attempt blocked. Andy Monkhouse (Bristol Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Callum Gittings (Kidderminster Harriers).

Adam Dawson (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick.

Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

Foul by Mark McChrystal (Bristol Rovers).

Daniel Wright (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Booking

Nathan Blissett (Bristol Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Nathan Blissett (Bristol Rovers).

Jamie Grimes (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Nathan Blissett (Bristol Rovers).

Nathaniel Kelly (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. Akwasi Asante replaces Lee Hughes.

Attempt missed. Ellis Harrison (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Daniel Wright (Kidderminster Harriers).

Tom Parkes (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Nathan Blissett (Bristol Rovers) header from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Lee Brown with a cross.

Offside, Kidderminster Harriers. Lee Hughes tries a through ball, but Lee Hughes is caught offside.

Foul by Nathan Blissett (Bristol Rovers).

Jamie Grimes (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. Ahmed Obeng replaces Jake Green.

Booking

James Fry (Kidderminster Harriers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by James Fry (Kidderminster Harriers).

Lee Brown (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick.

Offside, Kidderminster Harriers. Lee Hughes tries a through ball, but Lee Hughes is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Nathan Blissett (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Ellis Harrison (Bristol Rovers).

Nathaniel Kelly (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Nathan Blissett (Bristol Rovers).

Callum Gittings (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

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