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Wycombe Wanderers 2-0 Hartlepool United

Scott Kashket scored in each half as Wycombe Wanderers beat Hartlepool to move back into the League Two play-off places.

The midfielder took his tally for the season to six as Wycombe picked up a fourth successive league win.

The hosts were unlucky not to take an early lead when Kashket capitalised on poor play from youngster James Martin but could only hit the side-netting.

Kashket then gave the Chairboys the lead in the 23rd minute, collecting Luke O'Nien's ball in the area before unleashing a low effort beyond Pools goalkeeper Trevor Carson.

Hartlepool striker Padraig Amond wasted a glorious chance to restore parity 10 minutes before the break as he headed wide.

Wycombe almost gave themselves a two-goal cushion midway through the second half as Adebayo Akinfenwa's 18-yard effort struck the post.

Pools substitute Michael Woods wasted a golden opportunity to level as he burst into the area before screwing his effort wide.

And Wycombe then sealed victory 10 minutes from time as Kashket fired beyond Carson after finding himself in space in the area.

Report provided by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Wycombe

  • 27Blackman
  • 16Harriman
  • 5Stewart
  • 6Pierre
  • 3Jacobson
  • 10BloomfieldSubstituted forBeanat 82'minutes
  • 17O'Nien
  • 25Gape
  • 24Kashket
  • 20AkinfenwaSubstituted forThompsonat 82'minutes
  • 9HayesSubstituted forWoodat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Jombati
  • 7Thompson
  • 8Bean
  • 11Wood
  • 13Richardson
  • 22Freeman
  • 23De Havilland

Hartlepool

  • 1Carson
  • 22NsialaBooked at 80mins
  • 6Bates
  • 26HarrisonBooked at 90mins
  • 4Featherstone
  • 18HawkinsSubstituted forWoodsat 63'minutes
  • 29Martin
  • 28Laurent
  • 15AlessandraSubstituted forOatesat 85'minutes
  • 9Amond
  • 17DeverdicsSubstituted forPaynterat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Carroll
  • 5Jones
  • 10Paynter
  • 11Oates
  • 13Bartlett
  • 14Woods
  • 19Richards
Referee:
James Adcock
Attendance:
3,288

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamHartlepool
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home18
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away1
Fouls
Home12
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 2, Hartlepool United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 2, Hartlepool United 0.

Booking

Scott Harrison (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Garry Thompson (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Harrison (Hartlepool United).

Foul by Michael Harriman (Wycombe Wanderers).

Rhys Oates (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke O'Nien (Wycombe Wanderers).

Josh Laurent (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United).

Billy Paynter (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Marcus Bean (Wycombe Wanderers).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Rhys Oates replaces Lewis Alessandra.

Attempt missed. Garry Thompson (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Garry Thompson replaces Adebayo Akinfenwa.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Marcus Bean replaces Matt Bloomfield.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 2, Hartlepool United 0. Scott Kashket (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Luke O'Nien.

Attempt missed. Michael Woods (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right.

Foul by Josh Laurent (Hartlepool United).

Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Joe Jacobson.

Foul by Scott Kashket (Wycombe Wanderers).

James Martin (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Sam Wood replaces Paul Hayes because of an injury.

Lewis Alessandra (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Luke O'Nien (Wycombe Wanderers).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Billy Paynter replaces Nicky Deverdics.

Attempt saved. Scott Kashket (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) header from very close range is too high.

Foul by James Martin (Hartlepool United).

Michael Harriman (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Michael Woods replaces Lewis Hawkins.

Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lewis Hawkins (Hartlepool United).

Lewis Hawkins (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers).

Attempt blocked. Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

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2Plymouth1912252921838
3Doncaster18113438251336
4Portsmouth1994632201231
5Luton1987428181031
6Wycombe198472322128
7Blackpool1976633221127
8Barnet196942727027
9Grimsby197572725226
10Crewe196852225-326
11Cambridge197482123-225
12Mansfield196762125-425
13Yeovil187471923-425
14Stevenage177372525024
15Colchester196582726123
16Crawley186572127-623
17Morecambe1972102336-1323
18Hartlepool195772832-422
19Notts County196492432-822
20Accrington195682025-521
21Exeter1962112025-520
22Leyton Orient1953112126-518
23Cheltenham193972028-818
24Newport184592227-517
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