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Stevenage 2-0 Cheltenham Town

Stevenage rounded off their season with a home win over Cheltenham, but it was not enough to snatch a play-off place.

Second-half strikes from Joe Martin and Jordan Gibson sealed the points for Dino Maamria's side, but results elsewhere did not go their way and they end up 10th.

They were awarded a penalty in the 14th minute when Kurtis Guthrie was tripped by Ben Tozer.

But Guthrie's effort from the spot was saved by Scott Flinders, diving to his right.

Tozer's error presented Guthrie with another clear chance four minutes later, but his lobbed effort dropped over the bar.

Jacob Maddox played in Kevin Dawson for Cheltenham's best chance, but Paul Farman saved his shot 10 minutes before half-time.

The deadlock was broken in the 56th minute when Martin fired in his first goal of the season after a corner from Ilias Chair was not dealt with by Cheltenham.

Gibson doubled the lead three minutes later, finishing well from just inside the box after a defensive mix-up.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Stevenage

  • 1Farman
  • 15Vancooten
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 31Nugent
  • 23GibsonSubstituted forHenryat 68'minutes
  • 12Chair
  • 8Byrom
  • 28Guthrie
  • 4Timlin
  • 37Martin
  • 11SonupeSubstituted forIonttonat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Hunt
  • 9Revell
  • 16Iontton
  • 25Henry
  • 27Byrne
  • 29Smyth
  • 30Wilkinson

Cheltenham

  • 1Flinders
  • 2LongSubstituted forBroomat 86'minutes
  • 4TozerSubstituted forWatersat 65'minutes
  • 7Thomas
  • 8DawsonSubstituted forAddaiat 65'minutes
  • 15Boyle
  • 20MaddoxBooked at 69mins
  • 24Raglan
  • 26Clements
  • 28Pring
  • 32Varney

Substitutes

  • 11Broom
  • 16Addai
  • 19Lloyd
  • 21Waters
  • 22Lovett
  • 23Forster
  • 25Tillson
Referee:
Dean Whitestone
Attendance:
3,071

Match Stats

Home TeamStevenageAway TeamCheltenham
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home20
Away6
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away2
Fouls
Home14
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Stevenage 2, Cheltenham Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stevenage 2, Cheltenham Town 0.

Foul by Ilias Chair (Stevenage).

Ryan Broom (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Ronnie Henry (Stevenage) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Ryan Broom replaces Sean Long.

Joel Byrom (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Billy Waters (Cheltenham Town).

Attempt missed. Conor Thomas (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Hand ball by Kurtis Guthrie (Stevenage).

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Conor Thomas.

Attempt blocked. Ilias Chair (Stevenage) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Ben Nugent (Stevenage) header from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.

Arthur Iontton (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by William Boyle (Cheltenham Town).

(Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jacob Maddox (Cheltenham Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Arthur Iontton replaces Emmanuel Sonupe.

Attempt blocked. Chris Clements (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Scott Cuthbert (Stevenage).

Billy Waters (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Jacob Maddox (Cheltenham Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Ronnie Henry replaces Jordan Gibson.

Substitution

Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Billy Waters replaces Ben Tozer.

Substitution

Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Alex Addai replaces Kevin Dawson.

Attempt blocked. Ilias Chair (Stevenage) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Ilias Chair (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Chris Clements (Cheltenham Town).

Foul by Emmanuel Sonupe (Stevenage).

Conor Thomas (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 2, Cheltenham Town 0. Jordan Gibson (Stevenage) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner.

Attempt blocked. Ilias Chair (Stevenage) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 1, Cheltenham Town 0. Joe Martin (Stevenage) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by William Boyle.

Attempt saved. Emmanuel Sonupe (Stevenage) header from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Kurtis Guthrie (Stevenage) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Cameron Pring (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Gibson (Stevenage).

Attempt saved. Ilias Chair (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Kurtis Guthrie (Stevenage) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

goal

As It Stood

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2Bury4622131182562679
3MK Dons4623101371492279
4Mansfield4620161069412876
5Forest Green4620141268472174
6Tranmere4620131363501373
7Newport462011155959071
8Colchester4620101665531270
9Exeter4619131460491170
10Stevenage462010165955470
11Carlisle46208186762568
12Crewe46198196059165
13Swindon461616145956364
14Oldham461614166760762
15Northampton461419136463161
16Cheltenham461512195768-1157
17Grimsby46168224556-1156
18Morecambe461412205470-1654
19Crawley46158235168-1753
20Port Vale461213213955-1649
21Cambridge461211234066-2647
22Macclesfield461014224874-2644
23Notts County46914234884-3641
24Yeovil46913244166-2540
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