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Morecambe 0-2 Plymouth Argyle

Jordan Houghton
Chelsea loanee Jordan Houghton has made three appearances for Plymouth since joining them in March

Promotion-chasing Plymouth beat 10-man Morecambe to stay level on points with third-placed Bristol Rovers.

Jordan Houghton gave Plymouth an early lead when he fired Reuben Reid's deflected shot past Kieran O'Hara.

Lee Molyneux headed wide for the hosts before Alex Kenyon was shown a straight red card for a foul on Carl McHugh.

Jamille Matt tapped in his first Argyle goal to secure a win which means Morecambe are only 12 points from the League Two relegation zone.

Line-ups

Morecambe

  • 30O'Hara
  • 2Beeley
  • 6Edwards
  • 23Doyle
  • 24Conlan
  • 17Fleming
  • 4KenyonBooked at 45mins
  • 9Barkhuizen
  • 7DevittSubstituted forEllisonat 45'minutes
  • 10MolyneuxBooked at 45minsSubstituted forOliverat 45'minutes
  • 16MillerSubstituted forStocktonat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3McGowan
  • 11Ellison
  • 12Mullin
  • 13Goodall
  • 15Wildig
  • 26Stockton
  • 29Oliver

Plymouth

  • 23McCormick
  • 26Threlkeld
  • 5Nelson
  • 6Hartley
  • 3Sawyer
  • 14Jervis
  • 32Houghton
  • 4McHughSubstituted forBoatengat 78'minutes
  • 10CareyBooked at 53minsSubstituted forWyldeat 70'minutes
  • 9Reid
  • 19MattSubstituted forTannerat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Mellor
  • 8Simpson
  • 11Wylde
  • 16Purrington
  • 20Boateng
  • 27Tanner
  • 31Dorel
Referee:
David Webb
Attendance:
2,081

Match Stats

Home TeamMorecambeAway TeamPlymouth
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away15
Shots on Target
Home2
Away8
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Morecambe 0, Plymouth Argyle 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morecambe 0, Plymouth Argyle 2.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Gary Sawyer.

Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the centre of the box.

Foul by Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle).

Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Chris Doyle (Morecambe) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Luke McCormick.

Delay in match Ryan Edwards (Morecambe) because of an injury.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Luke McCormick.

Foul by Gregg Wylde (Plymouth Argyle).

Shaun Beeley (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) header from the right side of the box is too high.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Chris Doyle.

Craig Tanner (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Ellison (Morecambe).

Craig Tanner (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Andrew Fleming (Morecambe).

Foul by Craig Tanner (Plymouth Argyle).

Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Ryan Edwards (Morecambe) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Hiram Boateng replaces Carl McHugh.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Cole Stockton replaces Shaun Miller.

Attempt missed. Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Oscar Threlkeld.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Gregg Wylde replaces Graham Carey.

Jake Jervis (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tom Barkhuizen (Morecambe).

Attempt blocked. Jake Jervis (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Gary Sawyer (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Kevin Ellison.

Attempt saved. Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Kieran O'Hara.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Craig Tanner replaces Jamille Matt.

Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andrew Fleming (Morecambe).

Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Shaun Beeley (Morecambe).

Attempt blocked. Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Luke Conlan.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton38267569373285
2Oxford Utd392012769363372
3Bristol Rovers382151259372268
4Plymouth382081053332068
5Accrington381910961441767
6Portsmouth381615762352763
7Wycombe38179124134760
8Leyton Orient381611115349459
9Wimbledon381511125547856
10Carlisle37131595553254
11Cambridge38159145351254
12Luton37158145149253
13Exeter381411135253-153
14Mansfield381410144744352
15Barnet38139164956-748
16Crawley38138174358-1547
17Newport381011174054-1441
18Morecambe38117205767-1040
19Notts County37117194766-1940
20Yeovil38912173650-1439
21Hartlepool36116193755-1839
22Stevenage38811194564-1935
23York38610224171-3028
24Dag & Red38510233466-3225
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