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Wycombe Wanderers 5-1 Crewe Alexandra

Substitute Scott Kashket marked his home debut with two goals as struggling Wycombe Wanderers thrashed play-off chasing Crewe.

With Wanderers already three goals ahead at half-time after efforts from Sam Wood, Paris Cowan-Hall and Dominic Gape, Kashket entered the action on 62 minutes before scoring twice in the next seven minutes.

George Cooper netted a consolation but the night belonged to Wycombe, who scored five for the first time under manager Gareth Ainsworth.

Wood broke the deadlock with an easy finish from Paul Hayes' cut back.

The goal looked to have galvanised Crewe but the Chairboys struck again with a looping header by Cowan-Hall from Michael Harriman's cross in the before Gape's curled finish made it 3-0 before half-time.

Crewe looked to fight back in the second half, with a spell of possession, but conceded again when Kashket beat keeper Ben Garratt to the ball and finished into an open goal.

The Wycombe man then added another on 69 minutes from close range while Cooper pulled one back two minutes later following a corner.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Wycombe

Formation 4-4-2

  • 27Blackman
  • 16HarrimanBooked at 76mins
  • 5Stewart
  • 6Pierre
  • 3Jacobson
  • 7ThompsonSubstituted forBloomfieldat 73'minutes
  • 18Rowe
  • 25Gape
  • 11Wood
  • 9HayesSubstituted forFreemanat 73'minutes
  • 12Cowan-HallBooked at 58minsSubstituted forKashketat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Jombati
  • 10Bloomfield
  • 13Richardson
  • 20Akinfenwa
  • 22Freeman
  • 23De Havilland
  • 24Kashket

Crewe

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Garratt
  • 2Turton
  • 3Guthrie
  • 4Davis
  • 14Bakayogo
  • 25AinleySubstituted forKirkat 61'minutes
  • 8Jones
  • 15Hollands
  • 11Cooper
  • 7LoweSubstituted forUdohat 69'minutes
  • 9DagnallSubstituted forWintleat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Ray
  • 13Richards
  • 17Udoh
  • 18Bingham
  • 20Kirk
  • 21Wintle
  • 23Ng
Referee:
John Busby
Attendance:
2,572

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamCrewe
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home14
Away7
Shots on Target
Home10
Away5
Corners
Home2
Away5
Fouls
Home16
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 5, Crewe Alexandra 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 5, Crewe Alexandra 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nick Freeman (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  4. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Jon Guthrie.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Harry Davis.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Michael Harriman (Wycombe Wanderers).

  8. Post update

    George Cooper (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers).

  10. Post update

    George Cooper (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers).

  12. Post update

    George Cooper (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Michael Harriman.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Ryan Wintle replaces Chris Dagnall.

  15. Booking

    Michael Harriman (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Michael Harriman (Wycombe Wanderers).

  17. Post update

    Zoumana Bakayogo (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Scott Kashket (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Nick Freeman replaces Paul Hayes.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Matt Bloomfield replaces Garry Thompson.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth10712137622
2Luton105231911817
3Doncaster105232013717
4Portsmouth105231710717
5Notts County105231714317
6Grimsby105141714316
7Carlisle103701411316
8Crewe104421414016
9Morecambe105141618-216
10Colchester104331614215
11Accrington104331413115
12Crawley104331213-115
13Blackpool103431511413
14Mansfield1034389-113
15Hartlepool102621418-412
16Leyton Orient103251214-211
17Barnet92521012-211
18Stevenage103251417-311
19Wycombe103251215-311
20Yeovil103161015-510
21Cambridge10235814-69
22Exeter10307815-79
23Cheltenham101541114-38
24Newport91351015-56
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