League One
CoventryCoventry City3CreweCrewe Alexandra2

Coventry City 3-2 Crewe Alexandra

Jim O'Brien
Jim O'Brien's goal extended Coventry City's 100% start to the season

Jim O'Brien's late winner took Coventry City to the top of the League One table as they sealed all three points against Crewe Alexandra.

John Fleck put the Sky Blues in front but Brad Inman levelled the score with a curling effort from distance.

Adam Armstrong put Coventry back in the lead with his fifth goal of the season after firing past keeper Ben Garratt.

Crewe immediately equalised when Marcus Haber tapped in from close range but O'Brien's late goal sealed the win.

Line-ups

Coventry

  • 1Burge
  • 2Willis
  • 18Ricketts
  • 5Johnson
  • 3Stokes
  • 4Vincelot
  • 7Fleck
  • 8LameirasSubstituted forMurphyat 60'minutes
  • 10MaddisonSubstituted forTudgayat 84'minutes
  • 11O'BrienSubstituted forMorrisat 90+1'minutes
  • 9Armstrong

Substitutes

  • 12Morris
  • 17Phillips
  • 20Tudgay
  • 21Martin
  • 23Charles-Cook
  • 25Murphy
  • 27Thomas

Crewe

  • 1Garratt
  • 2Turton
  • 5Ray
  • 6Nugent
  • 3Guthrie
  • 16KingSubstituted forAtkinsonat 84'minutes
  • 15Fox
  • 18Bingham
  • 10Inman
  • 9HaberSubstituted forCooperat 78'minutes
  • 27ColcloughSubstituted forDalla Valleat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Atkinson
  • 11Cooper
  • 12Dalla Valle
  • 13Richards
  • 14Saunders
  • 19Baillie
  • 21Wintle
Referee:
Tim Robinson
Attendance:
11,511

Match Stats

Home TeamCoventryAway TeamCrewe
Possession
Home63%
Away37%
Shots
Home27
Away6
Shots on Target
Home9
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away1
Fouls
Home12
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Coventry City 3, Crewe Alexandra 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Coventry City 3, Crewe Alexandra 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jacob Murphy (Coventry City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  4. Post update

    Romain Vincelot (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by David Fox (Crewe Alexandra).

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Marcus Tudgay (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Coventry City. Bryn Morris replaces Jim O'Brien.

  8. Post update

    Sam Ricketts (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Billy Bingham (Crewe Alexandra).

  10. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  11. Post update

    Delay in match Jim O'Brien (Coventry City) because of an injury.

  12. Post update

    Foul by John Fleck (Coventry City).

  13. Post update

    Chris Atkinson (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Coventry City. Marcus Tudgay replaces James Maddison.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Chris Atkinson replaces Adam King.

  16. Goal!

    Goal! Coventry City 3, Crewe Alexandra 2. Jim O'Brien (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Jacob Murphy (Coventry City).

  18. Post update

    Oliver Turton (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Adam Armstrong (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. George Cooper replaces Marcus Haber.