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Rochdale 1-0 Wycombe Wanderers

Ian Henderson's late goal kept Rochdale out of the relegation zone as they beat Wycombe.

The Chairboys were unfortunate not to take a share of the spoils after shading the game for long periods.

They had the better of a poor first half, Scott Kashket going closest when he cut in from the right and sent a curling effort goalward with a slight deflection off Jim McNulty sending the shot against the crossbar.

Wycombe kept the ball alive and Adebayo Akinfenwa's flick sent Kashket in on goal - he managed to nick the ball past Josh Lillis but wide of the far post.

And Gareth Ainsworth's men continued to look the more likely scorers after the interval, Kashket rounding Ethan Ebanks-Landell and Lillis before rolling the ball towards an empty goal, only for McNulty to race back and rescue the situation with a goalline clearance.

But the winner came 11 minutes from time when Aaron Wilbraham's looping header struck the crossbar, Rekeil Pyke's follow-up shot was blocked and Henderson fired home the loose ball from close range.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Rochdale

  • 1Lillis
  • 6Ebanks-Landell
  • 4McNulty
  • 3NtlheSubstituted forPykeat 64'minutes
  • 2McLaughlinSubstituted forKeohaneat 32'minutes
  • 10Camps
  • 14RathboneBooked at 83mins
  • 39Bunney
  • 40HendersonSubstituted forAndrewat 82'minutes
  • 18Wilbraham
  • 16Done

Substitutes

  • 8Williams
  • 9Andrew
  • 13Keohane
  • 25Adshead
  • 27Hamilton
  • 30Pyke
  • 31Wade

Wycombe

  • 1Allsop
  • 2Coelho Jombati
  • 6El-Abd
  • 26McCarthy
  • 22Freeman
  • 16Harriman
  • 18Thompson
  • 4Gape
  • 11KashketSubstituted forCowan-Hallat 70'minutes
  • 25SamuelSubstituted forStewartat 90+1'minutes
  • 20Akinfenwa

Substitutes

  • 3Jacobson
  • 5Stewart
  • 8Bean
  • 10Bloomfield
  • 12Cowan-Hall
  • 15Owens
  • 30Ma-Kalambay
Referee:
Andy Haines
Attendance:
3,711

Match Stats

Home TeamRochdaleAway TeamWycombe
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home13
Away16
Shots on Target
Home3
Away7
Corners
Home6
Away9
Fouls
Home8
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Rochdale 1, Wycombe Wanderers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Rochdale 1, Wycombe Wanderers 0.

Attempt missed. Sido Jombati (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Matt Done (Rochdale).

Jason McCarthy (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Jason McCarthy.

Attempt saved. Michael Harriman (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Anthony Stewart replaces Alex Samuel.

Matt Done (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adam El-Abd (Wycombe Wanderers).

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Aaron Wilbraham.

Attempt blocked. Callum Camps (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Matt Done (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sido Jombati (Wycombe Wanderers).

Attempt missed. Sido Jombati (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right from a direct free kick.

Booking

Oliver Rathbone (Rochdale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Oliver Rathbone (Rochdale).

Curtis Thompson (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Calvin Andrew replaces Ian Henderson.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Ethan Ebanks-Landell.

Goal!

Goal! Rochdale 1, Wycombe Wanderers 0. Ian Henderson (Rochdale) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Matt Done (Rochdale) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

Aaron Wilbraham (Rochdale) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

Attempt saved. Rekeil Pyke (Rochdale) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Oliver Rathbone (Rochdale).

Curtis Thompson (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Curtis Thompson.

Attempt blocked. Ian Henderson (Rochdale) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Hand ball by Aaron Wilbraham (Rochdale).

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Paris Cowan-Hall replaces Scott Kashket.

Attempt missed. Aaron Wilbraham (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Aaron Wilbraham.

Foul by Rekeil Pyke (Rochdale).

Jason McCarthy (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Rekeil Pyke replaces Kgosi Ntlhe because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Oliver Rathbone (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Adam El-Abd.

Attempt blocked. Callum Camps (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Nick Freeman (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

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6Doncaster4319121271541769
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18Wycombe431211205265-1347
19Plymouth431211205270-1847
20Scunthorpe431210214973-2446
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