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Coventry City 1-0 Crewe Alexandra

Coventry kept up the pressure on the League Two top three by beating Crewe.

Duckens Nazon smashed home the only goal of the game in the ninth minute after great work from Jodi Jones.

The margin of the win should have been bigger with Dave Richards pulling off three great second-half saves.

Jones hit the crossbar with a 20-yard effort before Maxime Biamou fired a dipping volley just over after 19 minutes.

Crewe defender Perry Ng flashed a superb ball across the six-yard box with neither Chris Dagnall or Jordan Bowery able to get a finishing touch on the half hour.

Nazon had an acrobatic effort tipped away by Richards eight minutes after the restart.

Dagnall saw a low cross well saved following a flowing move after 65 minutes as Crewe searched for an equaliser.

Richards got the better of Nazon in a one-on-one before turning away a long range Jones effort with nine minutes to go.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Coventry

  • 1Burge
  • 2Grimmer
  • 4Willis
  • 5McDonald
  • 3Stokes
  • 6Kelly
  • 8Doyle
  • 22Kelly-Evans
  • 18Nazon
  • 11JonesBooked at 87mins
  • 9BiamouSubstituted forBeavonat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10McNulty
  • 12Davies
  • 13O'Brien
  • 16Beavon
  • 20Kelly-Evans
  • 26Shipley
  • 31Stevenson

Crewe

  • 13Richards
  • 2Ng
  • 6Raynes
  • 12Nolan
  • 3Bakayogo
  • 16LoweryBooked at 46mins
  • 4WalkerSubstituted forGrantat 78'minutes
  • 14AinleySubstituted forCooperat 45'minutes
  • 9Dagnall
  • 10BowerySubstituted forKirkat 77'minutes
  • 7Porter

Substitutes

  • 1Garratt
  • 11Cooper
  • 18Pickering
  • 19Dale
  • 20Kirk
  • 24Reilly
  • 28Grant
Referee:
Dean Whitestone
Attendance:
7,664

Match Stats

Home TeamCoventryAway TeamCrewe
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home20
Away4
Shots on Target
Home7
Away0
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Coventry City 1, Crewe Alexandra 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Coventry City 1, Crewe Alexandra 0.

Attempt saved. Jodi Jones (Coventry City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Rod McDonald.

Liam Kelly (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Charlie Kirk (Crewe Alexandra).

Foul by Devon Kelly-Evans (Coventry City).

Eddie Nolan (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Jodi Jones (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Jodi Jones (Coventry City) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Duckens Nazon (Coventry City).

Michael Raynes (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Tommy Lowery (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Liam Kelly (Coventry City).

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Zoumana Bakayogo.

Attempt blocked. Duckens Nazon (Coventry City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is blocked.

Attempt saved. Jodi Jones (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Duckens Nazon (Coventry City) header from very close range is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Rod McDonald (Coventry City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Michael Raynes.

Attempt blocked. Duckens Nazon (Coventry City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Conor Grant replaces Brad Walker.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Charlie Kirk replaces Jordan Bowery.

Attempt blocked. Michael Doyle (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Duckens Nazon (Coventry City) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Rod McDonald (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Dave Richards.

Attempt saved. Duckens Nazon (Coventry City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Stuart Beavon replaces Maxime Biamou.

Foul by Maxime Biamou (Coventry City).

Michael Raynes (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Duckens Nazon (Coventry City).

Tommy Lowery (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Brad Walker (Crewe Alexandra) hits the bar with a right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left from a direct free kick.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Coventry City).

George Cooper (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Hand ball by Liam Kelly (Coventry City).

Attempt blocked. Duckens Nazon (Coventry City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Jordan Willis.

Attempt missed. Duckens Nazon (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Notts County1181221111025
2Exeter118122012825
3Accrington117222113823
4Coventry11713146822
5Luton1163221101121
6Stevenage116321912721
7Wycombe116322217521
8Mansfield115421813519
9Swindon116141614219
10Newport115331512318
11Lincoln City114431312116
12Cambridge115151111016
13Cheltenham114251413114
14Carlisle114251516-114
15Grimsby114251418-414
16Colchester113351618-212
17Yeovil113351724-712
18Barnet113261516-111
19Crewe113261218-611
20Crawley113171114-310
21Morecambe112451016-610
22Port Vale11128817-95
23Chesterfield11128923-145
24Forest Green111281026-165
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