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Swindon Town 3-1 Gillingham

Jon Obika was on target to give Swindon back-to-back victories as they came from behind to win against Gillingham at the County Ground.

The striker scored his second goal in as many games for the club as they try to fight their way out of League One's relegation zone.

Gillingham took an early lead in the 10th minute after a lack of concentration in the Swindon defence allowed Cody McDonald to seize the ball before stroking it past Lawrence Vigouroux.

The home side could have equalised minutes later but for Stuart Nelson's heroics in goal as he produced a fine double save from Ben Gladwin.

Rohan Ince drew the Robins level in the 56th minute when he stabbed the ball in from close range after Gladwin's corner.

Swindon then took the lead five minutes later through Obika as he surged forwards with the ball before unleashing a strike from 18 yards out which found the bottom corner.

Raphael Rossi-Branco sealed the victory for the home side after he headed home past a helpless Nelson from Charlie Colkett's corner.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Swindon

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 1Vigouroux
  • 27Barry
  • 2Thompson
  • 29Rossi Branco
  • 3Ormonde-Ottewill
  • 23Ince
  • 20ColkettSubstituted forRodgersat 83'minutes
  • 11BrophySubstituted forGoddardat 58'minutes
  • 7Gladwin
  • 9ObikaSubstituted forNorrisat 76'minutes
  • 19Ajose

Substitutes

  • 4Thomas
  • 5Rodgers
  • 10Goddard
  • 12Henry
  • 16Stewart
  • 25Conroy
  • 33Norris

Gillingham

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Nelson
  • 2Jackson
  • 5Ehmer
  • 31Rehman
  • 7WagstaffBooked at 90mins
  • 44Wright
  • 16OsadebeSubstituted forHessenthalerat 71'minutes
  • 19Parker
  • 14MartinSubstituted forListat 64'minutes
  • 10McDonald
  • 17QuigleySubstituted forMuldoonat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Hessenthaler
  • 21List
  • 22Dickenson
  • 29Muldoon
  • 30Holy
  • 32Simpson
  • 36Mbo
Referee:
Roger East
Attendance:
6,133

Match Stats

Home TeamSwindonAway TeamGillingham
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home18
Away7
Shots on Target
Home11
Away3
Corners
Home11
Away2
Fouls
Home10
Away19

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Swindon Town 3, Gillingham 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Swindon Town 3, Gillingham 1.

  3. Booking

    Scott Wagstaff (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Elliott List.

  5. Post update

    Luke Norris (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Oliver Muldoon (Gillingham).

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ben Gladwin (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Luke Norris (Swindon Town).

  9. Post update

    Max Ehmer (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  10. Post update

    John Goddard (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Scott Wagstaff (Gillingham).

  12. Post update

    Luke Norris (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Zesh Rehman (Gillingham).

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Max Ehmer (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Rohan Ince.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Max Ehmer (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Swindon Town. Anton Rodgers replaces Charlie Colkett.

  18. Post update

    Bradley Barry (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Josh Parker (Gillingham).

  20. Post update

    Hand ball by Josh Parker (Gillingham).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sheff Utd34208661352668
2Scunthorpe341710760362461
3Fleetwood341710750321861
4Bolton33178845281759
5Bradford351317546341256
6Millwall34151094840855
7Southend341411952421053
8Peterborough35148134947250
9Oxford Utd32147114233949
10Rochdale32146124543248
11Bristol Rovers351212115254-248
12Wimbledon341113104644246
13Walsall341113104144-346
14MK Dons341110134443143
15Charlton34915104339442
16Shrewsbury35118163950-1141
17Northampton35117175159-840
18Bury35117175362-940
19Gillingham35912144556-1139
20Oldham35912142334-1139
21Swindon3599173549-1436
22Port Vale32810143451-1734
23Chesterfield3477203156-2528
24Coventry34510193054-2425
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