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Stevenage 1-3 Dagenham & Redbridge

Christian Doidge
Christian Doidge's goal was his fourth of the season for Dagenham & Redbridge

Dagenham & Redbridge beat Stevenage 3-1 to end their four-game losing streak and move off the foot of League Two.

Ashley Chambers headed managerless Dagenham in front and it was quickly followed by captain Joss Labadie's strike to double the lead.

Fraser Franks pulled one back for the home side but Christian Doidge added the Daggers' third from six yards.

Stevenage's Jamille Matt headed over and Callum McFadzean also went close but Dagenham held on to secure victory.

Stevenage boss Teddy Sheringham told BBC Three Counties Radio:

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Teddy Sheringham: Stevenage boss on Dagenham loss

"We started the game very well, had chances, didn't take them - looked decidedly shaky at the back.

"It cost us goals and put us out of the game in a 20 minute period where they were quite ruthless.

"It's happened before that we've had good possession, good chances and good play in the first 10 to 15 minutes and not taken our chances. It's a problem for us.

"We've got thinking to do about Saturday and then the window opens again. Loans aren't always the best thing, you've got to keep a continuity and a unified feel about the squad."

Dagenham & Redbridge coach Warren Hackett told BBC Radio London:

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Hackett on Stevenage v Dagenham

"We just really tried to stick to a simple game plan.

"We're bottom of the league. We took a chance to change things and it worked for us this time.

"Apart from maybe a couple of lapses in the first 10 to 15 minutes, we were quite resolute and looked quite solid."

Line-ups

Stevenage

  • 16Day
  • 25Henry
  • 4McCombe
  • 6HughesSubstituted forGnanduilletat 30'minutes
  • 5Franks
  • 3CoxSubstituted forKennedyat 75'minutes
  • 15Tonge
  • 28McFadzeanSubstituted forConlonat 60'minutes
  • 22Lee
  • 11Pett
  • 10Matt

Substitutes

  • 17Gordon
  • 27Johnson
  • 29Crowe
  • 31Gnanduillet
  • 32Conlon
  • 33Kennedy
  • 34Gorman

Dag & Red

  • 30Cousins
  • 32Hoyte
  • 29Obileye
  • 6Dikamona
  • 23Hemmings
  • 2Passley
  • 26Dunne
  • 4LabadieBooked at 83mins
  • 10ChambersSubstituted forCuretonat 82'minutes
  • 12DoidgeSubstituted forVassellat 68'minutes
  • 18Raymond

Substitutes

  • 1O'Brien
  • 3Connors
  • 5Nosworthy
  • 7Cureton
  • 8Boucaud
  • 15Vassell
  • 17Jones
Referee:
Oliver Langford
Attendance:
3,152

Match Stats

Home TeamStevenageAway TeamDag & Red
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home9
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home10
Away1
Fouls
Home10
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Stevenage 1, Dagenham and Redbridge 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stevenage 1, Dagenham and Redbridge 3.

Tom Conlon (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Josh Passley (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Mark Cousins.

Attempt saved. Charlie Lee (Stevenage) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Foul by Jamille Matt (Stevenage).

Frankie Raymond (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamille Matt (Stevenage).

(Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Fraser Franks (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Kyle Vassell (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Booking

Joss Labadie (Dagenham and Redbridge) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Jamie Cureton replaces Ashley Chambers.

Attempt saved. Frankie Raymond (Dagenham and Redbridge) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Attempt missed. Kyle Vassell (Dagenham and Redbridge) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Josh Passley.

Foul by Jamille Matt (Stevenage).

Frankie Raymond (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Ben Kennedy replaces Lee Cox because of an injury.

Charlie Lee (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Frankie Raymond (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Kyle Vassell replaces Christian Doidge.

Attempt missed. Tom Conlon (Stevenage) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Jamille Matt (Stevenage) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Tom Conlon replaces Callum McFadzean.

Jamille Matt (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ashley Hemmings (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Attempt saved. Jamie McCombe (Stevenage) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Ashley Hemmings.

Hand ball by Armand Gnanduillet (Stevenage).

Clévid Dikamona (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamille Matt (Stevenage).

Second Half

Second Half begins Stevenage 1, Dagenham and Redbridge 3.

Half Time

First Half ends, Stevenage 1, Dagenham and Redbridge 3.

Hand ball by Christian Doidge (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Attempt missed. Callum McFadzean (Stevenage) left footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Ashley Hemmings.

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 1, Dagenham and Redbridge 3. Christian Doidge (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from very close range to the top right corner. Assisted by Ashley Chambers.

Attempt missed. Michael Tonge (Stevenage) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

goal

As It Stood

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2Northampton23144539281146
3Oxford Utd24129336191745
4Portsmouth241011341221941
5Wycombe23117532221040
6Bristol Rovers2412483425940
7Carlisle2210754237537
8Accrington21106535241136
9Leyton Orient249963833536
10Cambridge2410683834436
11Mansfield2398631211035
12Wimbledon248973130133
13Crawley2494113241-931
14Luton2486103836230
15Notts County238693540-530
16Exeter238693035-530
17Morecambe2284104041-128
18Barnet2484123541-628
19Stevenage2468103243-1126
20Newport2448122739-1220
21Hartlepool2162132035-1520
22York2337132646-2016
23Dag & Red2437142444-2016
24Yeovil2428142238-1614
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