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York City 4-1 Scunthorpe United

First-half goals from Josh Carson, Wes Fletcher and a Ryan Brobbel brace saw York earn a comprehensive victory over Scunthorpe in League Two.

Carson opened the scoring with a deflected shot before Fletcher doubled York's lead with a strike into the top corner from a difficult angle.

It was soon 3-0 as Brobbel fired his first into the top corner - and he volleyed in a second before the break.

Scunthorpe added a consolation through Sam Winnall's side-foot from 12 yards.

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York City manager Nigel Worthington told BBC Radio York:

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Post-match: York boss Worthington

"That's your ideal situation and to do that for 90 minutes you'd love it to happen but really you know it's not going to.

"We started quickly to be fair and you know Scunthorpe are going to come out and have a go.

"I thought Carson got us going straight away. It was a good solid display over the course of 90 minutes.

"I'm never happy, I would have loved a clean sheet and probably more goals but it's a big three points, an important three points and that's the main thing."

Scunthorpe United manager Brian Laws told BBC Radio Humberside:

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Post-match: Scunthorpe boss Laws

"I got it wrong in one respect. I picked the team but the formation I felt would have suited us away from home. It didn't work for us, however we can blame the formation but you've also got to look at your application as well.

"I thought the first 20 minutes was the key part of the game but we didn't press when we should have. We were second best on every ball and I'm going to give York credit because they started the game and pressed us and everything they wanted they won.

"I'm disappointed because it's not like us at all. We were just second best."

Line-ups

York

  • 24Ingham
  • 30O'Neill
  • 3Davies
  • 14Montrose
  • 6Parslow
  • 20AllenSubstituted forSmithat 45'minutes
  • 12CarsonSubstituted forChambersat 58'minutes
  • 29WhitehouseBooked at 26mins
  • 9FletcherSubstituted forJarvisat 82'minutes
  • 19Bowman
  • 27Brobbel

Substitutes

  • 1Kettings
  • 4Smith
  • 10Chambers
  • 11Jarvis
  • 17Cresswell
  • 18Platt
  • 28Puri

Scunthorpe

  • 1Slocombe
  • 2Ribeiro
  • 3DawsonBooked at 43mins
  • 26Byrne
  • 6CanavanSubstituted forEsajasat 17'minutes
  • 5Mirfin
  • 7SparrowSubstituted forHawkridgeat 68'minutes
  • 4McAllister
  • 29Winnall
  • 8Burton
  • 24SyersBooked at 27minsSubstituted forAdelakunat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Iwelumo
  • 10Esajas
  • 13Severn
  • 14Hawkridge
  • 15Waterfall
  • 16Adelakun
  • 28Spencer
Referee:
Andy Madley
Attendance:
3,636

Match Stats

Home TeamYorkAway TeamScunthorpe
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home14
Away13
Shots on Target
Home10
Away5
Corners
Home2
Away5
Fouls
Home14
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, York City 4, Scunthorpe United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, York City 4, Scunthorpe United 1.

Lewis Montrose (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Deon Burton (Scunthorpe United).

Attempt missed. Sam Winnall (Scunthorpe United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Clifford Byrne (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Bowman (York City).

David Mirfin (Scunthorpe United) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Elliot Whitehouse.

Attempt blocked. Etienne Esajas (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. David Mirfin (Scunthorpe United) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Ryan Jarvis replaces Wes Fletcher.

Corner, York City. Conceded by David Mirfin.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Ben Davies.

Foul by Chris Smith (York City).

Deon Burton (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Hand ball by Ashley Chambers (York City).

Attempt saved. Sean McAllister (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Daniel Parslow (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Deon Burton (Scunthorpe United).

Corner, York City. Conceded by Clifford Byrne.

Lewis Montrose (York City) hits the left post with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Ashley Chambers (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andy Dawson (Scunthorpe United).

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Terry Hawkridge replaces Matthew Sparrow because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Etienne Esajas (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Ryan Brobbel (York City).

Matthew Sparrow (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Michael Ingham.

Attempt saved. Sam Winnall (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Hakeeb Adelakun replaces David Syers.

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

Foul by Christian Ribeiro (Scunthorpe United).

Foul by Chris Smith (York City).

Deon Burton (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Wes Fletcher (York City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. David Mirfin (Scunthorpe United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Ashley Chambers replaces Josh Carson because of an injury.

Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).

Etienne Esajas (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Oxford Utd147521126
2Rochdale14824526
3Fleetwood14815725
4Chesterfield14743725
5Exeter14734424
6Burton14734324
7Newport14653623
8Dag & Red14653323
9Scunthorpe14653023
10Morecambe14644122
11Mansfield14563321
12Wycombe13625320
13Southend14626120
14Hartlepool14536118
15Wimbledon14536-318
16Portsmouth13454017
17Cheltenham14446-616
18York14437-315
19Plymouth14437-615
20Bury14347-213
21Bristol Rovers14257-711
22Torquay14257-1011
23Northampton14248-810
24Accrington14248-1010
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