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Plymouth Argyle 2-1 Shrewsbury Town

Plymouth playmaker Graham Carey netted an 89th-minute penalty winner as Argyle beat Shrewsbury Town 2-1 in League One.

The game at Home Park was poised to finish all square heading into the dying stages before Anthony Grant felled Argyle's Ruben Lameiras, allowing Carey to score his fifth goal of the season.

The home side had opened the scoring in the eighth minute, with leading scorer Freddie Ladapo taking his season's tally to 16 goals with a close-range strike, turning in David Fox's pacey cross from the left following a Lameiras corner.

Fox could have added a second in the 16th minute, only to see his 20-yard volley brilliantly saved low down at the foot of a post by Steve Arnold.

Lameiras later fired over from Antoni Sarcevic's 28th-minute cut-back, while Carey followed suit from Ladapo's cross on 35 minutes.

Shrewsbury then levelled on the hour, with former Argyle midfielder Olly Norburn scoring following a penalty he won, after being fouled by Carey.

Although goalkeeper Matt Macey saved Norburn's spot kick, the Shrews skipper followed up to level.

Argyle then pushed for a late winner, with Arnold full stretch to palm away a thumping 81st-minute angled strike from Ladapo before Carey's match-winning spot-kick.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Plymouth

  • 1Macey
  • 2RileySubstituted forThrelkeldat 57'minutes
  • 5Edwards
  • 14Canavan
  • 3Sawyer
  • 4Songo'oSubstituted forNessat 81'minutes
  • 8Fox
  • 10Carey
  • 7Sarcevic
  • 11LameirasSubstituted forTaylorat 90+1'minutes
  • 19Ladapo

Substitutes

  • 6Ness
  • 9Taylor
  • 13Anderson
  • 20Jones
  • 23Smith-Brown
  • 26Threlkeld
  • 31Cooper

Shrewsbury

  • 15Arnold
  • 2Williams
  • 22WaterfallBooked at 86mins
  • 6Beckles
  • 7WhalleyBooked at 37minsSubstituted forDochertyat 85'minutes
  • 28Laurent
  • 29Norburn
  • 42GrantBooked at 76mins
  • 23Golbourne
  • 50PayneSubstituted forAmadi-Hollowayat 53'minutes
  • 11CampbellSubstituted forOkenabirhieat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Mitchell
  • 4Edwards
  • 5Sadler
  • 8Docherty
  • 12Okenabirhie
  • 20Amadi-Holloway
  • 27Sears
Referee:
Brett Huxtable
Attendance:
8,572

Match Stats

Home TeamPlymouthAway TeamShrewsbury
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home16
Away12
Shots on Target
Home10
Away4
Corners
Home8
Away8
Fouls
Home13
Away21

Live Text

Match ends, Plymouth Argyle 2, Shrewsbury Town 1.

Full Time

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

Attempt missed. Luke Waterfall (Shrewsbury Town) header from the right side of the box misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Foul by Antoni Sarcevic (Plymouth Argyle).

Aaron Amadi-Holloway (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ryan Taylor (Plymouth Argyle).

Omar Beckles (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Ryan Taylor replaces Ruben Lameiras.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Niall Canavan.

Goal!

Goal! Plymouth Argyle 2, Shrewsbury Town 1. Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the top left corner.

Penalty Plymouth Argyle. Ruben Lameiras draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Anthony Grant (Shrewsbury Town) after a foul in the penalty area.

Oscar Threlkeld (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Aaron Amadi-Holloway (Shrewsbury Town).

Booking

Luke Waterfall (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Ruben Lameiras (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke Waterfall (Shrewsbury Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Greg Docherty replaces Shaun Whalley.

David Fox (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Golbourne (Shrewsbury Town).

Attempt saved. Niall Canavan (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Steve Arnold.

Attempt saved. Freddie Ladapo (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Hand ball by Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle).

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Jamie Ness replaces Yann Songo'o.

Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Anthony Grant (Shrewsbury Town).

Ruben Lameiras (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Omar Beckles (Shrewsbury Town).

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Ro-Shaun Williams.

Attempt blocked. Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Booking

Anthony Grant (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card.

Hand ball by Anthony Grant (Shrewsbury Town).

Oliver Norburn (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Antoni Sarcevic (Plymouth Argyle).

Foul by Ruben Lameiras (Plymouth Argyle).

Anthony Grant (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Fejiri Okenabirhie replaces Tyrese Campbell.

Foul by Freddie Ladapo (Plymouth Argyle).

Ro-Shaun Williams (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton372310470294179
2Barnsley372111564283674
3Sunderland361816262332970
4Portsmouth371911764412368
5Charlton37199955371866
6Doncaster3615111061461556
7Peterborough371510125752555
8Blackpool371314103937253
9Coventry37158144141053
10Fleetwood371310144741649
11Burton371211144544147
12Plymouth37129164757-1045
13Wycombe371111154656-1044
14Accrington361111143849-1144
15Scunthorpe37128174662-1644
16Bristol Rovers361110153737043
17Gillingham37127184759-1243
18Southend37126194754-742
19Walsall37119174158-1742
20Shrewsbury37913154049-940
21Oxford Utd37913154354-1140
22Rochdale37108194475-3138
23Bradford37106214262-2036
24Wimbledon37106213153-2236
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