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Bradford City 2-1 Fleetwood Town

Substitute Steven Davies scored in added time to give Bradford victory over League One strugglers Fleetwood.

Davies tapped in after a shot by new signing Wes Thomas was tipped onto the bar by goalkeeper Chris Maxwell.

The away side had earlier taken the lead when Jamille Matt rose highest to head home Jimmy Ryan's long ball.

James Hanson headed Bradford level eight minutes later and Billy Knott fired over following Tony McMahon's free-kick but Davies' goal won it.

The result moves Bradford up to 10th, just three points from the play-off places, while Fleetwood occupy the relegation zone in 21st place.

Line-ups

Bradford

  • 1Williams
  • 2Darby
  • 23McArdle
  • 5Clarke
  • 3MeredithBooked at 15mins
  • 29McMahon
  • 11Knott
  • 18RoutisSubstituted forThomasat 45'minutes
  • 14MorrisSubstituted forReidat 57'minutes
  • 7MarshallSubstituted forDaviesat 89'minutes
  • 9HansonBooked at 85mins

Substitutes

  • 8Liddle
  • 15Leigh
  • 17Reid
  • 24Davies
  • 30Cracknell
  • 34Webb-Foster
  • 39Thomas

Fleetwood

  • 1Maxwell
  • 2McLaughlin
  • 6Pond
  • 47Davis
  • 7Bell
  • 8Ryan
  • 5JónssonBooked at 46mins
  • 18Sarcevic
  • 42KiwomyaSubstituted forNirennoldat 90'minutes
  • 10MattBooked at 29mins
  • 45HenenSubstituted forGrantat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Hornby-Forbes
  • 14Grant
  • 15Nirennold
  • 20Deacon
  • 22Hunter
  • 27Haughton
  • 40Gogic
Referee:
Kevin Wright
Attendance:
17,554

Match Stats

Home TeamBradfordAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home10
Away12
Shots on Target
Home6
Away6
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home16
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Bradford City 2, Fleetwood Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Bradford City 2, Fleetwood Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Rory McArdle.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Bradford City 2, Fleetwood Town 1. Steve Davies (Bradford City) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Wes Thomas (Bradford City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Billy Knott (Bradford City) right footed shot from very close range is just a bit too high.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Tony McMahon (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Victor Nirennold replaces Alex Kiwomya.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Bradford City. Steve Davies replaces Mark Marshall.

  10. Post update

    Billy Knott (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Jimmy Ryan (Fleetwood Town).

  12. Post update

    Attempt saved. Bobby Grant (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  13. Booking

    James Hanson (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Jamille Matt.

  15. Post update

    James Hanson (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Joe Davis (Fleetwood Town).

  17. Post update

    Foul by Mark Marshall (Bradford City).

  18. Post update

    Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by James Hanson (Bradford City).

  20. Post update

    Joe Davis (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton28183737231457
2Gillingham29166755361954
3Walsall27158445261953
4Wigan291410548291952
5Coventry29139748321648
6Millwall28135104438644
7Sheff Utd2811984539642
8Peterborough281251153411241
9Southend2711883634241
10Bradford2711882829-141
11Port Vale29117113335-240
12Barnsley28123134542339
13Scunthorpe28115123337-438
14Rochdale27107103737037
15Bury27107103640-437
16Doncaster2899103437-336
17Swindon28105134246-435
18Blackpool2996142835-733
19Chesterfield2893163848-1030
20Shrewsbury2885153347-1429
21Fleetwood2777133437-328
22Oldham27412112740-1324
23Crewe2858152850-2223
24Colchester2857163665-2922
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