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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

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 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

Formation 4-4-2

  • 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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Morecambe 0, Plymouth Argyle 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Morecambe 0, Plymouth Argyle 2.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Gary Sawyer.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Foul by Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle).

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Luke McCormick.

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Luke McCormick.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Gregg Wylde (Plymouth Argyle).

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Chris Doyle.

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Ellison (Morecambe).

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

    Foul by Andrew Fleming (Morecambe).

  19. Post update

    Foul by Craig Tanner (Plymouth Argyle).

  20. Post update

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

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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