Wes Fletcher's late winner ended Fleetwood's five-game unbeaten run and earned York a shock three points.

Conor McLaughlin flicked Will Hayhurst's corner past his own goalkeeper to gift York the lead just before half-time.

Fleetwood equalised when a free-kick fell to on-loan forward Mikael Mandron who thumped in at the back post.

David Ball rattled the crossbar for the hosts before Fletcher flicked in the winner from Michael Coulson's cross.

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Fleetwood manager Graham Alexander told BBC Radio Lancashire:

"The wind played a part in the first half and made it difficult for us to get out of the pressure towards our goal, but that's no excuse for the goal we conceded.

"If the whistle had gone beforer the goal, I'd have been happy because I'd have been happy to keep a clean sheet ahainst that wind.

"We've conceded a terrible goal from our throw-in. It was sloppy play and that's given them something to defend."

York City manager Nigel Worthington told BBC Radio York:

Post-match: York boss Worthington

"You're playing against a very, very good side and to come here and take all three points is a very good achievement.

"But I'll reiterate that we've done today what we're good at and when we do that we can get good results.

"So that's the benchmark and in these conditions we've actually played some very good football.

"I was pleased with that and obviously delighted with the three points."

Lineup, Bookings (1) & Substitutions (3)

Fleetwood Town

  • 01 Davies
  • 15 McLaughlin
  • 20 Taylor
  • 06 Pond
  • 13 Goodall
  • 05 Roberts
  • 08 Schumacher (Brown - 66' )
  • 04 Murdoch (Mandron - 65' )
  • 23 Ball
  • 09 Parkin
  • 18 Sarcevic

Substitutes

  • 07 Evans
  • 12 Brown
  • 14 Hogan
  • 16 Cresswell
  • 25 Jordan
  • 28 Maxwell
  • 34 Mandron

York City

  • 31 Pope
  • 02 Oyebanjo
  • 03 Davies
  • 37 Reed Booked
  • 15 Lowe
  • 16 McCombe
  • 12 Carson
  • 10 Penn
  • 19 Bowman
  • 09 Fletcher
  • 26 Hayhurst (Coulson - 83' )

Substitutes

  • 07 Coulson
  • 17 McDonald
  • 18 Platt
  • 20 Allan
  • 24 Ingham
  • 25 Dickinson
  • 28 Puri
Ref: Fred Graham
Att: 2,513

Match Stats

Shots

12 5

On target

3 2

Corners

8 7

Fouls

3 8

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Fleetwood Town 1, York City 2.

90:00 +4:27 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Fleetwood Town 1, York City 2.

90:00 +2:59

Attempt missed. Charlie Taylor (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

90:00 +0:59 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Fleetwood Town 1, York City 2. Wes Fletcher (York City) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Michael Coulson with a cross.

89:12

Attempt missed. David Ball (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

84:36

Attempt blocked. David Ball (Fleetwood Town) header from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

84:03

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Ben Davies.

83:00

Jon Parkin (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

82:57

Foul by John McCombe (York City).

82:02 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, York City. Michael Coulson replaces William Hayhurst.

78:02

David Ball (Fleetwood Town) hits the bar with a header from very close range following a corner.

77:33

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Adam Reed.

74:14

Foul by Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town).

74:14

Russell Penn (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

74:05

Attempt blocked. Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

71:29 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Fleetwood Town 1, York City 1. Mikael Mandron (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner.

70:20

Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

70:20

Foul by Ben Davies (York City).

69:09

Attempt missed. Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

68:34

Alan Goodall (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

68:34

Foul by John McCombe (York City).

68:06

Foul by Alan Goodall (Fleetwood Town).

68:06

Wes Fletcher (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

65:11 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Junior Brown replaces Steven Schumacher.

64:50 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Mikael Mandron replaces Stewart Murdoch.

63:54

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Adam Reed.

63:10

Foul by Wes Fletcher (York City).

63:10

Nathan Pond (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

62:22

Attempt missed. Mark Roberts (Fleetwood Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a set piece situation.

62:04 Booking

Booking Adam Reed (York City) is shown the yellow card.

62:00

Stewart Murdoch (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

61:48

Foul by Adam Reed (York City).

58:51

Corner, York City. Conceded by Nathan Pond.

57:17

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by John McCombe.

57:04

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Nick Pope.

56:50

Attempt saved. Alan Goodall (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

56:00

Attempt missed. Steven Schumacher (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is too high.

45:00

Second Half begins Fleetwood Town 0, York City 1.

45:00 +2:11 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Fleetwood Town 0, York City 1.

45:00 +1:34 Goal scored

Goal! Own Goal by Conor McLaughlin, Fleetwood Town. Fleetwood Town 0, York City 1.

45:00 +0:34

Corner, York City. Conceded by Charlie Taylor.

44:29

Corner, York City. Conceded by Charlie Taylor.

43:56

Attempt missed. Nathan Pond (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

43:15

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Lanre Oyebanjo.

31:08

Attempt saved. David Ball (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

26:35

Attempt missed. Lanre Oyebanjo (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

22:08

Corner, York City. Conceded by Nathan Pond.

20:20

Corner, York City. Conceded by Nathan Pond.

18:59

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by John McCombe.

16:06

Foul by Ryan Bowman (York City).

16:06

Charlie Taylor (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

11:57

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by John McCombe.

9:57

Attempt blocked. Adam Reed (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

9:05

Corner, York City. Conceded by Alan Goodall.

6:09

Foul by Adam Reed (York City).

6:09

Steven Schumacher (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

3:32

Hand ball by Josh Carson (York City).

3:06

Attempt saved. Adam Reed (York City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

2:33

Corner, York City. Conceded by Mark Roberts.

2:22

Attempt blocked. Josh Carson (York City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

1:41

Foul by Jon Parkin (Fleetwood Town).

1:41

Lanre Oyebanjo (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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