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Crewe Alexandra 0-1 Yeovil Town

Matt Dolan's second-half strike clinched Yeovil's fifth win in seven league games as they won 1-0 at Crewe.

The midfielder's curling free-kick proved decisive after the Glovers came under the cosh in the first half at Gresty Road, where Crewe were sinking to their first home loss.

The Railwaymen were on top for large parts with Chris Dagnall driving an effort across goal and George Cooper heading over.

Keeper Artur Krysiak was Yeovil's hero, coming off his line swiftly to thwart Ryan Lowe twice in quick succession.

Yeovil's Tahvon Campbell could have made more of a loose back-pass by Ollie Turton but fired into the side netting.

The visiting goal led a charmed life at times with defender Jon Guthrie inches away from finding the far corner with a header and Dagnall's crashing 20-yard drive bouncing off the underside of the bar.

Yet Darren Way's side were more positive after the break and they took the lead in the 62nd minute when Dolan struck a free-kick from 30 yards into the bottom corner.

Dagnall was thwarted by the woodwork again when his header from sub Callum Ainley's cross looped onto the frame.

But Yeovil could have had another when sub Francois Zoko struck the post from Dolan's free-kick.

Reports supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Crewe

  • 1Garratt
  • 2Turton
  • 4Davis
  • 3Guthrie
  • 14Bakayogo
  • 11Cooper
  • 15HollandsSubstituted forAinleyat 75'minutes
  • 18BinghamSubstituted forJonesat 58'minutes
  • 22Kiwomya
  • 9DagnallBooked at 2mins
  • 7Lowe

Substitutes

  • 6Nugent
  • 8Jones
  • 13Richards
  • 17Udoh
  • 23Ng
  • 25Ainley
  • 36Lowery

Yeovil

  • 1Krysiak
  • 5Mugabi
  • 6Lacey
  • 26Ward
  • 3Smith
  • 7Dawson
  • 8Lawless
  • 4Dolan
  • 10KhanBooked at 25minsSubstituted forZokoat 76'minutes
  • 19CampbellSubstituted forEavesat 59'minutes
  • 23Hedges

Substitutes

  • 2Shephard
  • 9Eaves
  • 11Dickson
  • 12Maddison
  • 13Zoko
  • 18McLeod
  • 28Whitfield
Referee:
Chris Sarginson
Attendance:
3,659

Match Stats

Home TeamCreweAway TeamYeovil
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home5
Away8
Shots on Target
Home0
Away5
Corners
Home8
Away6
Fouls
Home12
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Crewe Alexandra 0, Yeovil Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Crewe Alexandra 0, Yeovil Town 1.

Attempt blocked. Zoumana Bakayogo (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Zoumana Bakayogo (Crewe Alexandra).

Alex Lawless (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Alex Lacey.

Foul by Harry Davis (Crewe Alexandra).

Tom Eaves (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Oliver Turton (Crewe Alexandra).

Francois Zoko (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Oliver Turton (Crewe Alexandra).

Francois Zoko (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Callum Ainley (Crewe Alexandra).

Francois Zoko (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Chris Dagnall (Crewe Alexandra) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Francois Zoko replaces Otis Khan.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Callum Ainley replaces Danny Hollands.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Bevis Mugabi.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Jon Guthrie.

Attempt saved. Ryan Hedges (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Ryan Hedges (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Tom Eaves (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Danny Hollands (Crewe Alexandra).

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Harry Davis.

Foul by Tom Eaves (Yeovil Town).

Harry Davis (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Kevin Dawson (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Crewe Alexandra 0, Yeovil Town 1. Matthew Dolan (Yeovil Town) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Ryan Hedges (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Zoumana Bakayogo (Crewe Alexandra).

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Tom Eaves replaces Tahvon Campbell.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. James Jones replaces Billy Bingham.

Attempt blocked. Jon Guthrie (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Kevin Dawson (Yeovil Town).

Danny Hollands (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Harry Davis (Crewe Alexandra).

Alex Lacey (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Otis Khan (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt blocked. Alex Lawless (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Alex Kiwomya (Crewe Alexandra).

goal

As It Stood

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2Carlisle1477024141028
3Doncaster148242820826
4Luton146532415923
5Portsmouth146352216621
6Notts County146352221121
7Accrington145541817120
8Grimsby146261818020
9Crawley145541516-120
10Morecambe146262026-620
11Mansfield144731413119
12Crewe144731718-119
13Yeovil146171419-519
14Blackpool144552117417
15Colchester144551819-117
16Cheltenham143741617-116
17Hartlepool143742125-416
18Cambridge144461318-516
19Leyton Orient144371618-215
20Barnet133641519-415
21Wycombe144371419-515
22Stevenage134271821-314
23Exeter144191319-613
24Newport121471119-87
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