League Two
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Yeovil Town 2-0 Notts County

Yeovil saw off Notts County in the League Two relegation battle at Huish Park to move nine points clear of the rock-bottom Magpies.

The division's worst defence conceded early once again as Tom James was quickest to react to Jake Gray's corner to the near post and glanced his header beyond Ross Fitzsimons.

Notts were presented with a great opportunity to equalise when, under pressure from Jon Stead, goalkeeper Nathan Baxter punched a cross straight to Elliott Hewitt, but with the goal beckoning, he blazed it over from 10 yards.

The visitors then went even closer when Pierce Bird's header rattled the woodwork as Baxter again failed to deal with a cross to the far post.

The Glovers finally confirmed the victory in stoppage-time when Mihai Dobre pounced on a poor back header from defender Ben Barclay, rounded Fitzsimons, and knocked the ball into the empty net.

Match report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Yeovil

  • 12Baxter
  • 21Grant
  • 2GafaitiSubstituted forMugabiat 73'minutes
  • 4Warren
  • 3Dickinson
  • 20D'Almeida
  • 23JamesBooked at 53mins
  • 10Gray
  • 7BrowneSubstituted forArquinat 69'minutes
  • 13ZokoSubstituted forFisherat 77'minutes
  • 25Dobre

Substitutes

  • 1Nelson
  • 5Mugabi
  • 8Worthington
  • 9Fisher
  • 15Rogers
  • 18Arquin
  • 30Santos

Notts County

  • 1Fitzsimons
  • 6BarclayBooked at 45mins
  • 5Duffy
  • 3BirdSubstituted forThomasat 83'minutes
  • 4Hewitt
  • 24Milsom
  • 21O'Brien
  • 8VaughanBooked at 51mins
  • 25EvinaSubstituted forBoldewijnat 75'minutes
  • 7AlessandraSubstituted forDennisat 75'minutes
  • 30Stead

Substitutes

  • 9Dennis
  • 10Thomas
  • 11Boldewijn
  • 13Pindroch
  • 16Brisley
  • 23Jones
  • 37Etete
Referee:
Steve Martin
Attendance:
2,716

Match Stats

Home TeamYeovilAway TeamNotts County
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home6
Away7
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home17
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Yeovil Town 2, Notts County 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Yeovil Town 2, Notts County 0.

Attempt missed. Sessi D'Almeida (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Goal!

Goal! Yeovil Town 2, Notts County 0. Mihai-Alexandru Dobre (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal.

Sessi D'Almeida (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jim O'Brien (Notts County).

Attempt missed. Yoann Arquin (Yeovil Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Nathan Thomas.

Foul by Josh Grant (Yeovil Town).

Enzio Boldewijn (Notts County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Nathan Thomas replaces Pierce Bird.

Foul by Sessi D'Almeida (Yeovil Town).

Ben Barclay (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Alex Fisher (Yeovil Town) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Gary Warren (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jon Stead (Notts County).

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Alex Fisher replaces Francois Zoko.

Foul by Jon Stead (Notts County).

Bevis Mugabi (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Yoann Arquin (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Enzio Boldewijn (Notts County).

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Kristian Dennis replaces Lewis Alessandra.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Enzio Boldewijn replaces Cedric Evina.

Attempt missed. Mihai-Alexandru Dobre (Yeovil Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Bevis Mugabi replaces Adel Gafaiti because of an injury.

David Vaughan (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sessi D'Almeida (Yeovil Town).

Pierce Bird (Notts County) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Yoann Arquin replaces Rhys Browne.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Gary Warren.

Pierce Bird (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gary Warren (Yeovil Town).

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Richard Duffy.

Robert Milsom (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Francois Zoko (Yeovil Town).

Attempt missed. David Vaughan (Notts County) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Elliott Hewitt (Notts County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Carl Dickinson (Yeovil Town).

Attempt blocked. Lewis Alessandra (Notts County) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Lewis Alessandra (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City27167448262255
2Bury29157755332252
3Mansfield281312341221951
4Carlisle291531147351248
5MK Dons27138644242047
6Colchester29137944331146
7Forest Green271111540271344
8Exeter2812883829944
9Stevenage29135113536-144
10Tranmere2811984235742
11Swindon29101093338-540
12Oldham2810994135639
13Newport27116103845-739
14Crewe29115133136-538
15Grimsby28104142935-634
16Northampton2871293738-133
17Crawley29103163442-833
18Port Vale2888122736-932
19Cambridge2995152849-2132
20Yeovil2779113032-230
21Cheltenham2878133243-1129
22Morecambe2977152946-1728
23Macclesfield2976162745-1827
24Notts County2949162959-3021
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