Cheltenham Town extended their unbeaten league run to eight-games with a deserved win at Morecambe.

The hosts survived a frenzied goalmouth scramble before half-time, keeping out Byron Harrison from close range.

Midway through the second half Jason Taylor volleyed into the side-netting as the visitors pushed for a winner.

It eventually came when a free-kick was headed across goal for defender Troy Brown to tap in from close range to earn Cheltenham three points.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Cheltenham manager Mark Yates told BBC Radio Gloucestershire:

"We've come up here and pretty much bossed the game and played some decent enough football. It was a good away performance - we looked solid and had a threat in us and got the win we needed.

"We're talking about a win rather than a draw, which is what we're after. I've got some good players in the squad but the only way they're really going to show that is if we're going to keep winning.

"We're eight games unbeaten in the league and we've now got to just keep pressing the button and keep asking for more off them."

Lineup, Bookings (3) & Substitutions (4)

Morecambe

  • 01 Roche
  • 08 Wright
  • 03 Threlfall
  • 04 Kenyon Booked
  • 22 Parrish
  • 05 Hughes
  • 07 Redshaw
  • 16 Drummond (Marshall - 87' )
  • 09 Sampson (Mwasile - 69' )
  • 17 Fleming
  • 27 Amond

Substitutes

  • 06 Diagne
  • 14 Marshall
  • 15 McCready
  • 19 McGee
  • 20 Mwasile
  • 23 Doyle
  • 25 Arestidou

Cheltenham Town

  • 01 Brown
  • 20 Jombati
  • 22 Braham-Barrett
  • 25 Noble Booked (Goldson - 92' )
  • 05 Brown
  • 06 Elliott
  • 14 Richards
  • 23 Roofe (Cureton - 64' )
  • 11 McGlashan
  • 09 Harrison
  • 04 Taylor Booked

Substitutes

  • 07 Cureton
  • 08 Deering
  • 10 Gornell
  • 12 Roberts
  • 15 Goldson
  • 16 Penn
  • 26 Ajala
Ref: Kevin Wright
Att: 1,290

Match Stats

Shots

7 18

On target

1 6

Corners

3 6

Fouls

10 5

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Morecambe 0, Cheltenham Town 1.

90:00 +3:40 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Morecambe 0, Cheltenham Town 1.

90:00 +1:24 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Connor Goldson replaces David Noble.

90:00 +0:54

Padraig Amond (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

90:00 +0:54

Foul by Craig Braham-Barrett (Cheltenham Town).

86:25 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Morecambe. Marcus Marshall replaces Stewart Drummond.

84:37

Foul by Andrew Wright (Morecambe).

84:37

Craig Braham-Barrett (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

83:33

Padraig Amond (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the left wing.

83:33

Foul by Sido Jombati (Cheltenham Town).

79:43 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Morecambe 0, Cheltenham Town 1. Troy Brown (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner.

78:50 Booking

Booking Alex Kenyon (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

78:32

Foul by Robbie Threlfall (Morecambe).

78:32

Jermaine McGlashan (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

77:52

Attempt missed. Padraig Amond (Morecambe) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

77:17

Attempt missed. Stewart Drummond (Morecambe) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the right.

75:29

Hand ball by Alex Kenyon (Morecambe).

72:24 Booking

Booking Jason Taylor (Cheltenham Town) is shown the yellow card.

68:35 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Morecambe. Joe Mwasile replaces Jack Sampson.

68:19

Attempt missed. Jason Taylor (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

65:36

Attempt missed. Troy Brown (Cheltenham Town) header from the left side of the six yard box is just a bit too high.

65:19

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Andrew Wright.

63:32 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Jamie Cureton replaces Kemar Roofe.

63:20

Foul by Andy Parrish (Morecambe).

63:20

Craig Braham-Barrett (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

62:56

Foul by Andrew Wright (Morecambe).

62:56

Jermaine McGlashan (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

61:39

Attempt saved. Matthew Richards (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

59:20

Foul by Andrew Fleming (Morecambe).

59:20

Craig Braham-Barrett (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

58:39

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Andy Parrish.

58:05

Attempt missed. Jack Sampson (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

56:02

Attempt blocked. David Noble (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

52:51

Foul by Jack Sampson (Morecambe).

52:51

David Noble (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

50:19

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Matthew Richards.

46:28

Attempt missed. Kemar Roofe (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

45:50

Foul by Alex Kenyon (Morecambe).

45:50

Jason Taylor (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

45:00

Second Half begins Morecambe 0, Cheltenham Town 0.

45:00 +1:38 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Morecambe 0, Cheltenham Town 0.

45:00 +1:27

Attempt missed. David Noble (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

45:00 +1:10

Attempt blocked. Jermaine McGlashan (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

45:00 +1:01

Attempt saved. Byron Harrison (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

45:00 +0:51

Attempt blocked. Byron Harrison (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

44:28

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Barry Roche.

41:29

Attempt missed. Matthew Richards (Cheltenham Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

40:01

Attempt blocked. Jack Redshaw (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

38:41

Foul by David Noble (Cheltenham Town).

38:41

Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

33:32

Foul by Sido Jombati (Cheltenham Town).

33:32

Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the left wing.

30:24

Steve Elliott (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

30:24

Foul by Jack Redshaw (Morecambe).

27:44

Attempt blocked. Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

25:40

Attempt blocked. Jermaine McGlashan (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

25:14

Attempt blocked. Jason Taylor (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

24:34

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Jack Sampson.

24:03

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Barry Roche.

23:54

Attempt saved. Byron Harrison (Cheltenham Town) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

22:51

Attempt saved. Jermaine McGlashan (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

20:54

Attempt missed. Alex Kenyon (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

20:18

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Andrew Fleming.

20:02

Attempt saved. Steve Elliott (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

19:04

Sido Jombati (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

19:04

Foul by Padraig Amond (Morecambe).

18:00 Booking

Booking David Noble (Cheltenham Town) is shown the yellow card.

18:00

Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

17:54

Foul by David Noble (Cheltenham Town).

14:58

Attempt missed. Matthew Richards (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left.

9:40

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Scott Brown.

9:26

Attempt saved. Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

8:06

Attempt missed. Jermaine McGlashan (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

3:54

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Troy Brown.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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