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CreweCrewe Alexandra0SwindonSwindon Town3

Crewe Alexandra 0-3 Swindon Town

First-half goals from Kaiyne Woolery, Amine Linganzi and Luke Norris saw Swindon beat Crewe Alexandra to end a run of three League Two defeats.

Swindon made the most of the space offered by the struggling Railwaymen early on to take an unassailable lead. After Keshi Anderson side-footed onto the foot of the post, Woolery was on hand to finish off the rebound for the opener in the eighth minute.

Chris Dagnall flicked a header past the near post as the hosts tried to hit back, but his side were let down by inept defending and Matty Taylor's free-kick was nodded home with ease by Linganzi after 17 minutes.

The pace of Anderson and Woolery was a thorn in Crewe's side and when Perry Ng pressed the panic button to bring the former down in the box, Norris drilled the spot-kick into the corner with just 20 minutes gone.

Had Crewe keeper Ben Garratt not got off his line quickly at Woolery's feet soon after the damage would have been more severe before the break.

Swindon slowed down in the second half, but still could have had more goals with Woolery striking the foot of the post after another darting run and Taylor curling a free-kick onto the bar.

Crewe's poor run, with seven defeats in their past nine league games, leaves them three points above the relegation zone.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Crewe

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Garratt
  • 2Ng
  • 6Raynes
  • 12Nolan
  • 3Bakayogo
  • 14AinleySubstituted forGrantat 59'minutes
  • 16Lowery
  • 18PickeringBooked at 54mins
  • 11CooperSubstituted forKirkat 55'minutes
  • 10BowerySubstituted forPorterat 59'minutes
  • 9Dagnall

Substitutes

  • 4Walker
  • 7Porter
  • 13Richards
  • 20Kirk
  • 24Reilly
  • 27Stubbs
  • 28Grant

Swindon

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Vigouroux
  • 2PurkissBooked at 71mins
  • 6Lancashire
  • 4Preston
  • 31TaylorBooked at 68mins
  • 7MullinSubstituted forGoddardat 90+4'minutes
  • 8Dunne
  • 16Linganzi
  • 30Anderson
  • 22WooleryBooked at 84minsSubstituted forIandoloat 84'minutes
  • 9NorrisBooked at 63minsSubstituted forGordonat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Robertson
  • 10Goddard
  • 14Iandolo
  • 18McDermott
  • 20Gordon
  • 21Charles-Cook
  • 24Knoyle
Referee:
Eddie Ilderton
Attendance:
3,736

Match Stats

Home TeamCreweAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home8
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home2
Away6
Fouls
Home13
Away5

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Crewe Alexandra 0, Swindon Town 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Crewe Alexandra 0, Swindon Town 3.

  3. Post update

    Zoumana Bakayogo (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town).

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Swindon Town. John Goddard replaces Paul Mullin.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Chris Porter (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Amine Linganzi.

  8. Booking

    Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Swindon Town. Ellis Iandolo replaces Kaiyne Woolery.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Charlie Kirk (Crewe Alexandra).

  11. Post update

    Matthew Taylor (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Harry Pickering (Crewe Alexandra).

  13. Post update

    Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Chris Dagnall (Crewe Alexandra) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Chris Porter (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  16. Post update

    Delay in match Matt Preston (Swindon Town) because of an injury.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Eddie Nolan.

  18. Booking

    Ben Purkiss (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Charlie Kirk (Crewe Alexandra).

  20. Post update

    Ben Purkiss (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

As It Stood

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5Wycombe2310764132937
6Lincoln City2310762819937
7Accrington2211473427737
8Colchester2310673327636
9Mansfield239953226636
10Swindon2211293528735
11Newport239863226635
12Grimsby239682528-333
13Carlisle238783332131
14Cheltenham238693131030
15Stevenage238693234-230
16Cambridge238692130-930
17Crawley2376102228-627
18Port Vale2374122433-925
19Yeovil2366113041-1124
20Crewe2372142438-1423
21Morecambe2357111929-1022
22Barnet2355132434-1020
23Chesterfield2355132644-1820
24Forest Green2355132343-2020
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