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Carabao Cup: Port Vale 0-4 Lincoln City

Lincoln City reached the second round of the Carabao Cup with a comfortable win away at Port Vale.

Danny Cowley's side led five minutes in at Vale Park, with Jason Shackell heading beyond goalkeeper Scott Brown.

The Imps doubled their advantage after Matt Green scored from the penalty spot having been brought down in the box by Manny Oyeleke.

Michael O'Connor thumped home for 3-0 before John Akinde kept his cool to slot in two minutes later.

Line-ups

Port Vale

  • 1Brown
  • 13Rawlinson
  • 15Smith
  • 5Legge
  • 3MontañoBooked at 35minsSubstituted forVassellat 85'minutes
  • 7WorrallSubstituted forKanuat 75'minutes
  • 6Kay
  • 8Oyeleke
  • 11Hannant
  • 19DoddsBooked at 17minsSubstituted forQuigleyat 65'minutes
  • 10Miller

Substitutes

  • 2Gibbons
  • 4Joyce
  • 12Hornby
  • 14Quigley
  • 17Kanu
  • 18Tonge
  • 21Vassell

Lincoln City

  • 21Smith
  • 15Wilson
  • 5ShackellSubstituted forO'Connorat 73'minutes
  • 6Wharton
  • 26Anderson
  • 7Pett
  • 12Chapman
  • 14Toffolo
  • 17McCartanSubstituted forCarvalho Andradeat 63'minutes
  • 9RheadBooked at 58minsSubstituted forAkindeat 61'minutes
  • 10Green

Substitutes

  • 4O'Connor
  • 8Frecklington
  • 11Carvalho Andrade
  • 19Luque
  • 20Crookes
  • 22Antkowiak
  • 29Akinde
Referee:
Robert Lewis
Attendance:
2,440

Match Stats

Home TeamPort ValeAway TeamLincoln City
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home11
Away8
Shots on Target
Home1
Away7
Corners
Home9
Away3
Fouls
Home16
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Port Vale 0, Lincoln City 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Port Vale 0, Lincoln City 4.

Attempt missed. Harry Anderson (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Foul by Manny Oyeleke (Port Vale).

Michael O'Connor (Lincoln City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Harry Anderson (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Scott Quigley (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Wilson (Lincoln City).

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Grant Smith.

Attempt missed. Scott Quigley (Port Vale) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Theo Vassell (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by John Akinde (Lincoln City).

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Theo Vassell replaces Cristian Montaño.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Connell Rawlinson.

Goal!

Goal! Port Vale 0, Lincoln City 4. John Akinde (Lincoln City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Port Vale 0, Lincoln City 3. Michael O'Connor (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Tom Pett.

Attempt missed. Luke Hannant (Port Vale) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by James Wilson.

Ricky Miller (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Wharton (Lincoln City).

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Idris Kanu replaces David Worrall.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Michael O'Connor replaces Jason Shackell.

Foul by Antony Kay (Port Vale).

Matt Green (Lincoln City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Grant Smith.

Attempt saved. Luke Hannant (Port Vale) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Connell Rawlinson (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Harry Toffolo (Lincoln City).

Foul by Connell Rawlinson (Port Vale).

Harry Toffolo (Lincoln City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by James Wilson.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Scott Wharton.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Bruno Andrade.

Nathan Smith (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by John Akinde (Lincoln City).

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Scott Quigley replaces Louis Dodds.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Bruno Andrade replaces Shay McCartan.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. John Akinde replaces Matt Rhead.

Antony Kay (Port Vale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Matt Rhead (Lincoln City).

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