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Bury0Morecambe2

Bury 0-2 Morecambe

Goals from Ryan Williams and Tony Diagne earned Morecambe victory at Gigg Lane and moved them up to fourth in League Two.

Tom Soares went closest for the hosts but his deflected effort hit the post.

Morecambe had been kept quiet until Williams curled in a superb 30-yard free-kick to open the scoring.

Diagne converted from a tight angle in stoppage-time to secure the victory and extend Bury's winless streak to seven games.

The Shrimps, who gave manager Jim Bentley a new contract in midweek, are now unbeaten in eight league outings.

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Bury assistant manager Ronnie Jepson told BBC Radio Manchester:

"We all feel the frustrations of the supporters because we want to win.

"The way we started was fantastic and you think that everything is coming to plan, but there wasn't a willingness to get on the end of crosses.

"We know where the problem is and where we need to recruit. We haven't got a physical presence up front and we need that sooner rather than later."

Morecambe manager Jim Bentley told BBC Radio Lancashire:

"We're happy winning any game of football, but away from home and with a clean sheet, and we creep up the table again - it's fantastic for us.

"I knew we'd be up against it because we haven't got a good record here and they've got a good squad.

"They started the game better and we rode our luck a little bit, but we know we're a decent second-half side.

"Sometimes it's one moment of quality that gets your noses in front and the first goal is worthy of winning any game of football."

Line-ups

Bury

  • 21Jensen
  • 2Beeley
  • 28Mustoe
  • 18SinnottSubstituted forJacksonat 66'minutes
  • 5CameronBooked at 44mins
  • 25Edjenguele
  • 7JonesSubstituted forSedgwickat 45'minutesBooked at 49mins
  • 6Proctor
  • 9Forrester
  • 19Soares
  • 8MillerSubstituted forRooneyat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Hinds
  • 11Holden
  • 12Sedgwick
  • 15Mayor
  • 16Rooney
  • 17Jackson
  • 30Charles-Cook

Morecambe

  • 1Roche
  • 8Wright
  • 3Threlfall
  • 16Drummond
  • 5HughesBooked at 44mins
  • 22Parrish
  • 17Fleming
  • 10WilliamsSubstituted forMwasileat 77'minutes
  • 9SampsonSubstituted forKenyonat 68'minutes
  • 27Amond
  • 11EllisonSubstituted forDiagneat 90+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Kenyon
  • 6Diagne
  • 18Bell
  • 19McGee
  • 20Mwasile
  • 23Doyle
  • 25Arestidou
Referee:
Stuart Attwell
Attendance:
3,082

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamMorecambe
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home11
Away6
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away6
Fouls
Home9
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Bury 0, Morecambe 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bury 0, Morecambe 2.

Goal!

Goal! Bury 0, Morecambe 2. Tony Diagne (Morecambe) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner.

Hand ball by Marlon Jackson (Bury).

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Tony Diagne replaces Kevin Ellison.

Foul by Chris Sedgwick (Bury).

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

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Robbie Threlfall.

Stewart Drummond (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Soares (Bury).

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. John Rooney replaces Tommy Miller.

Jordan Mustoe (Bury) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Kevin Ellison (Morecambe).

Andy Parrish (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marlon Jackson (Bury).

Jordan Mustoe (Bury) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Joe Mwasile (Morecambe).

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Shaun Beeley.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Joe Mwasile replaces Ryan Williams.

Attempt missed. Andrew Proctor (Bury) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Shaun Beeley.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Nathan Cameron.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Alex Kenyon replaces Jack Sampson.

Attempt saved. Marlon Jackson (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Marlon Jackson replaces Jordan Sinnott.

Attempt missed. Jordan Sinnott (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by William Edjenguele.

Goal!

Goal! Bury 0, Morecambe 1. Ryan Williams (Morecambe) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Foul by Nathan Cameron (Bury).

Jack Sampson (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Barry Roche.

Attempt saved. Tommy Miller (Bury) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Stewart Drummond (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Foul by Jordan Sinnott (Bury).

Ryan Williams (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Andrew Proctor (Bury) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andrew Wright (Morecambe).

Attempt missed. Ryan Williams (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Ryan Williams (Morecambe) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Booking

Chris Sedgwick (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Chesterfield11722923
2Fleetwood11713822
3Oxford Utd11632921
4Morecambe11632521
5Rochdale11623520
6Exeter11623120
7Mansfield11542419
8Scunthorpe10451517
9Wycombe11524317
10Southend11524217
11Wimbledon11524117
12Newport11443116
13Dag & Red11443016
14Burton11434-215
15Portsmouth11344-113
16Hartlepool11335-112
17Cheltenham11335-812
18York10325-111
19Plymouth11326-611
20Bristol Rovers11245-510
21Bury11236-29
22Torquay11236-89
23Northampton11227-78
24Accrington11038-123
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