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Plymouth Argyle 1-2 Fleetwood Town

Fleetwood forward Jordy Hiwula and defender Amari'i Bell fired Town to victory at League One basement side Plymouth Argyle.

Hiwula pounced on a defensive slip by the hosts to fire Fleetwood ahead.

Bell doubled the Fishermen's lead in stoppage time with an angled drive from the left, before substitute Alex Fletcher bundled in a last-minute consolation goal for Plymouth.

It took a superb off-the-goal-line clearance from Argyle central defender Ryan Edwards to keep out Hiwula's first-half effort after he cleverly clipped the ball around goalkeeper Kyle Letheren.

Away goalkeeper Alex Cairns had to be on his toes to palm over Gregg Wylde's dipping 30-yard strike in the first half.

Hiwula struck to break the deadlock and nearly made it 2-0 with a thumping first-time shot that flew inches over the bar from Devante Cole's cutback cross from the right.

Plymouth had their chances, notably with playmaker Graham Carey's 20-yard free-kick forcing a full-length save from Cairns at the start of the second half.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Plymouth

  • 25Letheren
  • 18ThrelkeldSubstituted forTaylor-Sinclairat 45'minutes
  • 5Edwards
  • 4Songo'o
  • 3Sawyer
  • 7SarcevicSubstituted forFletcherat 83'minutes
  • 6Ness
  • 14JervisSubstituted forLameirasat 66'minutes
  • 10Carey
  • 21Wylde
  • 13Blissett

Substitutes

  • 9Ciftci
  • 11Lameiras
  • 16Grant
  • 17Taylor-Sinclair
  • 24Fox
  • 27Fletcher
  • 31Cooper

Fleetwood

  • 21Cairns
  • 12BolgerBooked at 72mins
  • 6PondBooked at 62mins
  • 5Eastham
  • 2Coyle
  • 8DempseyBooked at 75mins
  • 18GlendonBooked at 43minsSubstituted forO'Neillat 55'minutes
  • 11Grant
  • 3Bell
  • 7Hiwula-MayifuilaSubstituted forBurnsat 76'minutes
  • 44Cole

Substitutes

  • 1Neal
  • 4O'Neill
  • 9Burns
  • 22Hunter
  • 23Schwabl
  • 28Sowerby
  • 38Cargill
Referee:
Craig Hicks
Attendance:
8,064

Match Stats

Home TeamPlymouthAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home6
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home7
Away21

Live Text

Match ends, Plymouth Argyle 1, Fleetwood Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Plymouth Argyle 1, Fleetwood Town 2.

Goal!

Goal! Plymouth Argyle 1, Fleetwood Town 2. Alex Fletcher (Plymouth Argyle) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Graham Carey.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Amari'i Bell.

Goal!

Goal! Plymouth Argyle 0, Fleetwood Town 2. Amari'i Bell (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Wes Burns.

Foul by Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle).

Aiden O'Neill (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Yann Songo'o.

Ryan Edwards (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Wes Burns (Fleetwood Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Alex Fletcher replaces Antoni Sarcevic.

Foul by Jamie Ness (Plymouth Argyle).

Wes Burns (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Gary Sawyer (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Cian Bolger (Fleetwood Town).

Foul by Aaron Taylor-Sinclair (Plymouth Argyle).

Lewie Coyle (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Wes Burns replaces Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila.

Booking

Kyle Dempsey (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jamie Ness (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle Dempsey (Fleetwood Town).

Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Devante Cole (Fleetwood Town).

Booking

Cian Bolger (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Gregg Wylde (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Cian Bolger (Fleetwood Town).

Attempt missed. Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Jamie Ness (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Ruben Lameiras replaces Jake Jervis.

Goal!

Goal! Plymouth Argyle 0, Fleetwood Town 1. Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Bobby Grant.

Booking

Nathan Pond (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nathan Pond (Fleetwood Town).

Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ashley Eastham (Fleetwood Town).

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Yann Songo'o.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Aiden O'Neill replaces George Glendon.

Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ashley Eastham (Fleetwood Town).

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by George Glendon.

goal

As It Stood

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2Wigan129122271528
3Bradford128222213926
4Rotherham127052213921
5Peterborough116232217520
6Charlton116231915420
7Blackburn10613158719
8Scunthorpe12543127519
9Fleetwood116142019119
10Oxford Utd125342114718
11Blackpool115331613318
12Bristol Rovers126062323018
13MK Dons125251215-317
14Southend124441722-516
15Portsmouth114251514114
16Walsall123541621-514
17Doncaster123361515012
18Rochdale122551014-411
19Oldham113171726-910
20Bury112361217-59
21Wimbledon12237514-99
22Northampton12228822-148
23Gillingham11146615-97
24Plymouth12129821-135
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