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Swindon Town 3-1 Grimsby Town

Three goals in 11 second-half minutes helped Swindon to a League Two win over Grimsby to keep Richie Wellens' men top of the table.

After having the better of the first half with no reward, Swindon took the lead two minutes after the restart through when Jerry Yates tapped into an open goal from Eoin Doyle's header back across goal from Diallang Jaiyesimi's cross.

In the 49th minute it was 2-0 when Yates lofted a cross to Jaiyesimi whose header came back off the far post, hit Grimsby goalkeeper James McKeown and dropped in to double Swindon's lead.

Luke Hendrie kneed into his own net on 57 minutes after Lloyd Isgrove's cross evaded Luke Waterfall but rebounded off Hendrie and in to end the contest.

James Hanson nodded in a corner in the 59th minute to give the Mariners slim hopes of a remarkable comeback, but Swindon saw the game out.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Swindon

  • 1Benda
  • 41Caddis
  • 44Edmonds-Green
  • 3Fryers
  • 24Hunt
  • 7IsgroveSubstituted forMuskweat 77'minutes
  • 42GrantBooked at 3mins
  • 10Doughty
  • 27JaiyesimiSubstituted forLydenat 64'minutes
  • 28DoyleSubstituted forWooleryat 85'minutes
  • 9Yates

Substitutes

  • 5Broadbent
  • 8Palmer
  • 11Woolery
  • 19Lyden
  • 23McCormick
  • 45Hope
  • 46Muskwe

Grimsby

  • 1McKeown
  • 2Hendrie
  • 6Waterfall
  • 25PollockSubstituted forWrightat 64'minutes
  • 33Driscoll-GlennonBooked at 70mins
  • 12GrandinSubstituted forGreenat 63'minutes
  • 20Benson
  • 10Whitehouse
  • 16ClarkeBooked at 66minsSubstituted forGarmstonat 74'minutes
  • 9Hanson
  • 18Vernam

Substitutes

  • 3Garmston
  • 5Öhman
  • 7Green
  • 15Clifton
  • 19Wright
  • 21Tilley
  • 23Russell
Referee:
Sam Purkiss
Attendance:
8,180

Match Stats

Home TeamSwindonAway TeamGrimsby
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home21
Away6
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away9
Fouls
Home7
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Swindon Town 3, Grimsby Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Swindon Town 3, Grimsby Town 1.

Foul by Luke Waterfall (Grimsby Town).

Michael Doughty (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Max Wright (Grimsby Town).

Jordan Lyden (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Max Wright (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by James McKeown.

Offside, Swindon Town. Kaiyne Woolery tries a through ball, but Admiral Muskwe is caught offside.

Foul by Luke Waterfall (Grimsby Town).

Admiral Muskwe (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Luke Waterfall (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Rob Hunt (Swindon Town).

Attempt blocked. Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Michael Doughty.

Foul by James Hanson (Grimsby Town).

Paul Caddis (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Max Wright.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Luke Hendrie.

Attempt blocked. Michael Doughty (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Admiral Muskwe with a cross.

Offside, Swindon Town. Jerry Yates tries a through ball, but Kaiyne Woolery is caught offside.

Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Paul Caddis.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Kaiyne Woolery replaces Eoin Doyle.

Elliott Whitehouse (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Admiral Muskwe (Swindon Town).

Foul by Matt Green (Grimsby Town).

Anthony Grant (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Admiral Muskwe (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Paul Caddis.

Attempt missed. Charles Vernam (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Elliott Whitehouse following a set piece situation.

Elliott Whitehouse (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Anthony Grant (Swindon Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Admiral Muskwe replaces Lloyd Isgrove.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Luke Waterfall.

Attempt blocked. Jordan Lyden (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Eoin Doyle.

Paul Caddis (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Hanson (Grimsby Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Bradley Garmston replaces Billy Clarke.

Offside, Swindon Town. Paul Caddis tries a through ball, but Lloyd Isgrove is caught offside.

Booking

Anthony Driscoll-Glennon (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Lloyd Isgrove (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Anthony Driscoll-Glennon (Grimsby Town).

Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Lloyd Isgrove.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Swindon34206860372366
2Crewe34197862402264
3Exeter34189750381263
4Plymouth34188854371762
5Cheltenham331512648262257
6Colchester351413849351455
7Northampton341671149361355
8Port Vale35141384842655
9Bradford351312104237551
10Forest Green351210134140146
11Cambridge35129143844-645
12Crawley351014114746144
13Salford351111134546-144
14Walsall35128153748-1144
15Newport321110112928143
16Grimsby331011123943-441
17Scunthorpe34109154250-839
18Leyton Orient35912144554-939
19Oldham35814133954-1538
20Carlisle34812143552-1736
21Mansfield35811164654-835
22Morecambe35710183458-2431
23Macclesfield35715133242-1030
24Stevenage35313192347-2422
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