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Port Vale 3-1 Millwall

An early goal from Alex Jones helped Port Vale on their way to a comfortable 3-1 win over Millwall at Vale Park.

The Valiants' top scorer netted his sixth goal of the campaign, before Martin Paterson and Remie Streete condemned the Lions to their third consecutive defeat with Lee Gregory's penalty only scant consolation.

Jones took only four minutes to fire the home side in front, collecting a cross from the right, turning his marker and thumping the ball past Jordan Archer.

Vale, boasting a 100% home record, doubled their lead after 59 minutes when Sam Foley's shot from the edge of the box was clipped over the Lions keeper by Paterson from close range.

Defender Streete put the result beyond doubt 12 minutes later when he rose highest to meet Sam Hart's corner and planted a header into the ground and over Archer.

Millwall finally got off the mark six minutes from time when Gregory slotted home from the spot after Anthony Grant was penalised for handball while trying to block a shot.

Report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Port Vale

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Alnwick
  • 2Purkiss
  • 4StreeteBooked at 90mins
  • 24Smith
  • 5Knops
  • 26JonesBooked at 21mins
  • 42GrantBooked at 9mins
  • 8TavaresBooked at 82mins
  • 46HartBooked at 32minsSubstituted forGeraldo Rosaat 74'minutes
  • 11FoleySubstituted forPereiraat 90+2'minutes
  • 13PatersonBooked at 42minsSubstituted forCiciliaat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Kelly
  • 9Cicilia
  • 20Geraldo Rosa
  • 21Pereira
  • 25Santos
  • 27Amoros
  • 30Shalaj

Millwall

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Archer
  • 12Romeo
  • 17WebsterBooked at 31mins
  • 5Craig
  • 3MartinSubstituted forWyldeat 64'minutes
  • 7WorrallSubstituted forOnyedinmaat 74'minutes
  • 16ButcherSubstituted forWilliamsat 64'minutes
  • 26Abdou
  • 18Ferguson
  • 20MorisonBooked at 24mins
  • 9Gregory

Substitutes

  • 6Williams
  • 10Onyedinma
  • 11Wylde
  • 15Nelson
  • 28Philpot
  • 30Smith
  • 31King
Referee:
Jeremy Simpson
Attendance:
3,934

Match Stats

Home TeamPort ValeAway TeamMillwall
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home8
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home11
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Port Vale 3, Millwall 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Port Vale 3, Millwall 1.

  3. Post update

    Anthony Grant (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Shane Ferguson (Millwall).

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Port Vale. Quentin Pereira replaces Sam Foley.

  6. Post update

    Anthony Grant (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Shaun Williams (Millwall).

  8. Booking

    Remie Streete (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Remie Streete (Port Vale).

  10. Post update

    Lee Gregory (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  12. Post update

    Delay in match Rigino Cicilia (Port Vale) because of an injury.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Port Vale 3, Millwall 1. Lee Gregory (Millwall) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  14. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Anthony Grant (Port Vale) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

  15. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Shaun Williams (Millwall) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Nadjim Abdou (Millwall) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  17. Booking

    Paulo Tavares (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Paulo Tavares (Port Vale).

  19. Post update

    Shaun Williams (Millwall) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Rigino Cicilia (Port Vale) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scunthorpe1063124101421
2Bury106221911820
3Bradford10460127518
4Northampton10451169717
5Port Vale105231512317
6Sheff Utd105231313017
7Bolton10442108216
8Gillingham104331719-215
9Peterborough103431713413
10Bristol Rovers103431314-113
11Chesterfield103341615112
12Charlton102621211112
13Fleetwood103341515012
14MK Dons103341314-112
15Rochdale103341213-112
16Oxford Utd103341011-112
17Millwall103341720-312
18Swindon103251115-411
19Southend103251119-811
20Walsall102441116-510
21Wimbledon92341114-39
22Shrewsbury102351015-59
23Oldham10163510-59
24Coventry9054410-65
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