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Morecambe 0-2 Lincoln City

Two goals from Bruno Andrade inspired Lincoln to their first win in five games as they beat Morecambe 2-0 at the Globe Arena.

Andrade added to the two goals he scored against Stevenage last week with another brace to give the League Two leaders a welcome win after four successive draws.

Andrade's first came in the 11th minute. The ball found its way to him on the right and he curled a superb effort into the top corner of the Morecambe goal.

Danny Cowley's side went close to doubling their advantage in the 24th minute when John Akinde deflected Danny Rowe's corner against the right post before Andrade had a shot that was deflected just wide.

Morecambe came into it towards the end of the half with Steven Old's cross just too high for Richie Bennett and Jordan Cranston forcing Matt Gilks into a save from a deflected long-range free-kick.

The home side's hopes of a comeback were dashed by Andrade's second after 57 minutes. Akinde's bustling run into the box ended with the ball falling to Andrade, who saw his first effort well blocked by Luke Conlan before slotting the rebound under Mark Halstead.

Morecambe put the leaders under pressure, with a late Ritchie Sutton effort being scrambled off the line, but Lincoln held on.

Match report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Morecambe

  • 21Halstead
  • 2Mills
  • 5Old
  • 12Sutton
  • 3ConlanBooked at 67mins
  • 4Kenyon
  • 27CranstonSubstituted forMandevilleat 58'minutes
  • 26Mingoia
  • 19Mendes GomesSubstituted forCollinsat 59'minutes
  • 11EllisonSubstituted forDalbyat 86'minutes
  • 7Bennett

Substitutes

  • 1Roche
  • 14Dalby
  • 17Mandeville
  • 18Oates
  • 24McKay
  • 25Hedley
  • 31Collins

Lincoln City

  • 18Gilks
  • 23Eardley
  • 16BostwickBooked at 77mins
  • 5Shackell
  • 14Toffolo
  • 4O'ConnorSubstituted forBolgerat 84'minutes
  • 6O'Hara
  • 19Rowe
  • 7Pett
  • 11Carvalho AndradeSubstituted forMcCartanat 71'minutes
  • 29AkindeSubstituted forRheadat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Vickers
  • 8Frecklington
  • 9Rhead
  • 10Angol
  • 17McCartan
  • 24Bolger
  • 25Roberts
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
2,352

Match Stats

Home TeamMorecambeAway TeamLincoln City
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home7
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home8
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Morecambe 0, Lincoln City 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morecambe 0, Lincoln City 2.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Alex Kenyon.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Alex Kenyon.

Neal Eardley (Lincoln City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Aaron Collins (Morecambe).

Attempt saved. Aaron Collins (Morecambe) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Tom Pett (Lincoln City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Shay McCartan (Lincoln City) because of an injury.

Shay McCartan (Lincoln City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Zak Mills (Morecambe).

Shay McCartan (Lincoln City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Zak Mills (Morecambe).

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Sam Dalby replaces Kevin Ellison.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Cian Bolger replaces Michael O'Connor.

Delay in match Michael O'Connor (Lincoln City) because of an injury.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Mark O'Hara.

Attempt saved. Steven Old (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Michael Bostwick.

Booking

Michael Bostwick (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Michael Bostwick (Lincoln City).

Richard Bennett (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shay McCartan (Lincoln City).

Aaron Collins (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Matt Rhead replaces John Akinde.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Shay McCartan replaces Bruno Andrade.

Delay in match Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) because of an injury.

Booking

Luke Conlan (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Luke Conlan (Morecambe).

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Zak Mills.

Foul by Bruno Andrade (Lincoln City).

Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Aaron Collins replaces Carlos Mendes Gomes.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Liam Mandeville replaces Jordan Cranston.

Goal!

Goal! Morecambe 0, Lincoln City 2. Bruno Andrade (Lincoln City) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner.

Attempt blocked. Bruno Andrade (Lincoln City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Jason Shackell.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City331811459332665
2Bury34189766402663
3Mansfield341613549262361
4MK Dons34178955342159
5Colchester341591054371754
6Forest Green341412850331754
7Exeter33159945331254
8Carlisle341651353421153
9Tranmere341410104841752
10Stevenage34146143944-548
11Grimsby34145153840-247
12Swindon331211103942-347
13Oldham341210125244846
14Crewe34137144044-446
15Newport33137134352-946
16Northampton34915104346-342
17Cheltenham34118153949-1041
18Crawley34116173747-1039
19Cambridge34106182953-2436
20Morecambe3498173553-1835
21Yeovil3489173346-1333
22Port Vale3489172842-1433
23Macclesfield3479183556-2130
24Notts County34610183466-3228
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