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York City 2-0 Wycombe Wanderers

Two first-half goals saw play-off chasing York City win their fourth game in a row and beat Wycombe.

The hosts took an early lead as Sam Togwell fouled Josh Carson and Ryan Bowman converted the resulting penalty.

City had a Keith Lowe header disallowed but soon doubled their lead when Carson received the ball from Will Hayhurst and fired in from the edge of the box.

Wycombe's woes were added to when debutant Togwell was sent off for a second bookable offence in injury time.

York City manager Nigel Worthington told BBC Radio York:

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Post-match: York boss Worthington

"That first 45 minutes today was probably as good as I've seen.

"The movement, the energy, the invention within the team was fantastic.

"We would love to do that for the course of 90 minutes but you know at some stage the opposition's going to try and stop you or help you in some way.

"In the second half there was a stiff breeze in our face but we kept a clean sheet, we stayed in control, we kept Wycombe at bay and it's a big three points."

Wycombe Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth told BBC Three Counties Radio:

"The wind was right in our face and York obviously knew what they were doing. They turned us round straight from the kick off and took advantage of the wind up here.

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Wycombe Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth on York loss

"We didn't get going for 10 minutes and by that time we were 1-0 down with a soft penalty, and you can't afford to do that, especially where we are in the league.

"I was disappointed today. Disappointed with a few performances; they were well under par of what they've shown in recent weeks.

"The second goal, just before half time was absolute comedy for me. Our corner, and then they score from our corner. You work that one out."

Line-ups

York

  • 31Pope
  • 2Oyebanjo
  • 3Davies
  • 10Penn
  • 15Lowe
  • 16McCombe
  • 12Carson
  • 37ReedBooked at 68minsSubstituted forMontroseat 87'minutes
  • 19BowmanSubstituted forFletcherat 67'minutes
  • 7CoulsonSubstituted forJarvisat 79'minutes
  • 26Hayhurst

Substitutes

  • 5McGurk
  • 9Fletcher
  • 11Jarvis
  • 14Montrose
  • 18Platt
  • 24Ingham
  • 28Puri

Wycombe

  • 1Ingram
  • 2McCoy
  • 11Wood
  • 10Bloomfield
  • 5Stewart
  • 6Johnson
  • 23Arnold
  • 28TogwellBooked at 90mins
  • 18KuffourSubstituted forStycheat 62'minutes
  • 7MorganSubstituted forCraigat 54'minutes
  • 22KretzschmarSubstituted forJeffreyat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Horlock
  • 15Jeffrey
  • 16Pittman
  • 19Pierre
  • 20Craig
  • 21Kewley-Graham
  • 27Styche
Referee:
Steven Rushton
Attendance:
3,455

Match Stats

Home TeamYorkAway TeamWycombe
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home7
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away8
Fouls
Home10
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, York City 2, Wycombe Wanderers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, York City 2, Wycombe Wanderers 0.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Sam Togwell (Wycombe Wanderers).
Lewis Montrose (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Sam Togwell (Wycombe Wanderers).
Ben Davies (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Anthony Jeffrey (Wycombe Wanderers).
Hand ball by Reece Styche (Wycombe Wanderers).

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Lewis Montrose replaces Adam Reed.

Booking

Sam Togwell (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.
Josh Carson (York City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Sam Togwell (Wycombe Wanderers).
Corner, York City. Conceded by Nick Arnold.
Attempt saved. Nick Arnold (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Attempt missed. Steven Craig (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a fast break.
Steven Craig (Wycombe Wanderers) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box following a fast break.
Foul by Ryan Jarvis (York City).
Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Ryan Jarvis replaces Michael Coulson.
Attempt saved. William Hayhurst (York City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Foul by Michael Coulson (York City).
Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Anthony Jeffrey replaces Max Kretzschmar.

Booking

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

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Wes Fletcher replaces Ryan Bowman.
Nick Pope (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Steven Craig (Wycombe Wanderers).
Attempt saved. Nick Arnold (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Reece Styche replaces Jo Kuffour.
Foul by Adam Reed (York City).
Sam Togwell (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt saved. William Hayhurst (York City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
John McCombe (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Steven Craig (Wycombe Wanderers).
Attempt blocked. Max Kretzschmar (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Foul by Lanre Oyebanjo (York City).
Steven Craig (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Nick Pope (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers).
Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Keith Lowe.
Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Nick Pope.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Steven Craig replaces Dean Morgan.
Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Ben Davies.
Attempt saved. William Hayhurst (York City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Hand ball by Michael Coulson (York City).
Foul by Adam Reed (York City).
Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Second Half

Second Half begins York City 2, Wycombe Wanderers 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, York City 2, Wycombe Wanderers 0.

Goal!

Goal! York City 2, Wycombe Wanderers 0. Josh Carson (York City) left footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by William Hayhurst following a fast break.
Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Keith Lowe.
Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Ben Davies.
Adam Reed (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Dean Morgan (Wycombe Wanderers).
Attempt missed. Nick Arnold (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Attempt missed. Russell Penn (York City) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.
Corner, York City. Conceded by Leon Johnson.
Foul by Russell Penn (York City).
Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Corner, York City. Conceded by Sam Togwell.
Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Ben Davies.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Chesterfield37181272666
2Scunthorpe37161742165
3Rochdale36197101764
4Fleetwood37187121261
5Burton3716138561
6Oxford Utd37141491156
7Southend37131311852
8York37131311652
9Plymouth3614913051
10Hartlepool37131014449
11Cheltenham36111411-547
12Morecambe36121113-747
13Dag & Red36111312-146
14Newport34111112-344
15Wimbledon37111115-644
16Mansfield37101314-1343
17Bury3591511042
18Bristol Rovers36101214-642
19Portsmouth3791513-1342
20Wycombe36101115-641
21Accrington36101115-741
22Exeter36101016-740
23Northampton3691116-1538
24Torquay368919-2133
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