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Lincoln City 1-0 Yeovil Town

Mark O'Hara picked the ideal moment to score his first Lincoln City goal as the Imps clinched victory over Yeovil.

The Scottish midfielder, on loan from Peterborough, headed home Harry Anderson's cross in the 69th minute to send the hosts five points clear at the top of League Two.

Lincoln were made to work hard for the three points, but the victory was no more than they deserved.

Anderson was denied by goalkeeper Nathan Baxter in the first half, while John Akinde failed to convert a dangerous cross from Neal Eardley.

Anderson tested Baxter again early in the second half, but the deadlock was finally broken with 21 minutes to go.

After the ball broke to O'Hara on the edge of the box, he intelligently found Anderson instead of shooting. Anderson then dug out a cross which was headed home by O'Hara, who had made a great run into the box.

Bruno Andrade almost added a second late on, but Baxter denied him from close range.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Lincoln City

  • 18Gilks
  • 23EardleyBooked at 25mins
  • 16Bostwick
  • 5ShackellSubstituted forBolgerat 42'minutes
  • 14ToffoloBooked at 90mins
  • 26Anderson
  • 4O'ConnorSubstituted forPettat 81'minutes
  • 6O'Hara
  • 11Carvalho Andrade
  • 9RheadSubstituted forRoweat 67'minutes
  • 29Akinde

Substitutes

  • 1Vickers
  • 7Pett
  • 17McCartan
  • 19Rowe
  • 24Bolger
  • 25Roberts
  • 35Watkins

Yeovil

  • 12BaxterBooked at 48mins
  • 7BrowneBooked at 39mins
  • 6Sowunmi
  • 2Gafaiti
  • 23James
  • 16AbrahamsSubstituted forFisherat 70'minutes
  • 21Grant
  • 17Pattison
  • 30SantosSubstituted forSeagerat 76'minutes
  • 25Dobre
  • 11DuffusSubstituted forZokoat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Nelson
  • 5Mugabi
  • 8Worthington
  • 9Fisher
  • 13Zoko
  • 27Seager
  • 28Arnold
Referee:
Scott Oldham
Attendance:
9,014

Match Stats

Home TeamLincoln CityAway TeamYeovil
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home14
Away6
Shots on Target
Home6
Away1
Corners
Home9
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Lincoln City 1, Yeovil Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lincoln City 1, Yeovil Town 0.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Omar Sowunmi.

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

Foul by Francois Zoko (Yeovil Town).

Attempt missed. Bruno Andrade (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Booking

Harry Toffolo (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Harry Toffolo (Lincoln City).

Rhys Browne (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Josh Grant.

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

Foul by Mihai-Alexandru Dobre (Yeovil Town).

Attempt missed. John Akinde (Lincoln City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Tom Pett replaces Michael O'Connor.

Tom James (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Danny Rowe (Lincoln City).

Attempt missed. Adel Gafaiti (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Tom James (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Michael O'Connor (Lincoln City).

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Ryan Seager replaces Alefe Santos.

Foul by Cian Bolger (Lincoln City).

Alex Fisher (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Adel Gafaiti (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Danny Rowe (Lincoln City).

Attempt saved. Alefe Santos (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Alex Fisher replaces Tristan Abrahams.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Francois Zoko replaces Courtney Duffus.

Goal!

Goal! Lincoln City 1, Yeovil Town 0. Mark O'Hara (Lincoln City) header from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Harry Anderson.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Omar Sowunmi.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Danny Rowe replaces Matt Rhead.

Attempt missed. Matt Rhead (Lincoln City) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Josh Grant.

Attempt missed. Alefe Santos (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Tom James (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Matt Rhead (Lincoln City).

Omar Sowunmi (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by John Akinde (Lincoln City).

Attempt saved. Cian Bolger (Lincoln City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Nathan Baxter.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City362012463352872
2Bury361910770412967
3Mansfield351713553282564
4MK Dons35188956342262
5Tranmere361610105041958
6Exeter3515101046351155
7Forest Green351412951351654
8Colchester351591154401454
9Carlisle35165145344953
10Swindon341311104242050
11Stevenage35147144045-549
12Newport34147134552-749
13Oldham351211125345847
14Grimsby35145163842-447
15Crewe36137164047-746
16Northampton351015104546-145
17Cheltenham36119164254-1242
18Crawley35116183748-1139
19Cambridge35116183153-2239
20Yeovil3699183649-1336
21Morecambe3598183756-1935
22Port Vale35810172842-1434
23Macclesfield3579193559-2430
24Notts County35611183466-3229
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