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Crawley Town 0-1 Notts County

Filip Valencic
Filip Valencic celebrates his winner for Notts County at Crawley

Notts County boss Jamie Fullarton got off to a winning start as Filip Valencic scored on his full debut to give the Magpies victory at Crawley.

The hosts started well as Gavin Tomlin was denied by Roy Carroll before Gwion Edwards' angled shot flew over.

But Notts began the second half well as Ronan Murray had a shot blocked after Adam Campbell teed him up.

And the visitors sealed victory when Valencic bent in a 20-yard volley with his left foot from Jon Stead's assist.

It was Notts County's first away league win since the opening day of the season, while Crawley lost for only the second time in nine home games.

Crawley Town boss Mark Yates told BBC Surrey:

"I know we haven't disappointed too many times at home of late but today they came and did a job on us.

"You know they had a new manager and he's done his homework on us and we didn't do what we have been doing that has got us results and if you don't do that you don't give yourself too many chances of winning.

"I need them again next week and during the week to get properly prepared for Yeovil and that gives us a chance to try and sort out our away form."

Line-ups

Crawley

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Flahavan
  • 14Young
  • 6Bradley
  • 16Ashton
  • 26Smith
  • 7Edwards
  • 22JenkinsSubstituted forDeaconat 89'minutes
  • 4Walton
  • 21TomlinSubstituted forAtkinsonat 66'minutes
  • 9BarnardSubstituted forFenelonat 80'minutes
  • 18HarroldBooked at 80mins

Substitutes

  • 10Rooney
  • 11Atkinson
  • 12Preston
  • 15Fenelon
  • 17Bawling
  • 20Deacon
  • 25Yorwerth

Notts County

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Carroll
  • 18Hewitt
  • 5Bennett
  • 6Hollis
  • 29Atkinson
  • 24CampbellBooked at 89mins
  • 12MilsomBooked at 44mins
  • 15Thompson
  • 23Valencic
  • 10MurraySubstituted forSmithat 84'minutes
  • 30Stead

Substitutes

  • 2Amevor
  • 4Smith
  • 9Spencer
  • 13Loach
  • 17Sharpe
  • 26Burke
  • 33Opoku Aborah
Referee:
Keith Stroud
Attendance:
2,074

Match Stats

Home TeamCrawleyAway TeamNotts County
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home19
Away10
Shots on Target
Home5
Away1
Corners
Home7
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Crawley Town 0, Notts County 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Crawley Town 0, Notts County 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Matt Harrold (Crawley Town).

  4. Post update

    Alan Smith (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by George Smith (Crawley Town).

  6. Post update

    Curtis Thompson (Notts County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Lewis Young (Crawley Town).

  8. Post update

    Alan Smith (Notts County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Shamir Fenelon (Crawley Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  10. Booking

    Adam Campbell (Notts County) is shown the yellow card.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Crawley Town. Roarie Deacon replaces Ross Jenkins.

  12. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Chris Atkinson (Crawley Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jon Stead (Notts County) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Notts County. Alan Smith replaces Ronan Murray.

  15. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ronan Murray (Notts County) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Wesley Atkinson (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  17. Booking

    Matt Harrold (Crawley Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Matt Harrold (Crawley Town).

  19. Post update

    Haydn Hollis (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Crawley Town. Shamir Fenelon replaces Lee Barnard.