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Scunthorpe United 0-2 Swindon Town

Swindon began their League Two season with an impressive win at Scunthorpe courtesy of two great moments of counter-attacking football.

Jerry Yates fired the Robins in front in the 59th minute, completing a slick move with a cool finish, before Keshi Anderson made the points safe 11 minutes later, in similar fashion.

Iron midfielder Matthew Lund fired against the post and home goalkeeper Jake Eastwood had to be alert to punch away an awkward free-kick hit by Anderson from 30 yards in the first half.

After the break, just when Scunthorpe looked to be getting on top, it was Swindon who broke the deadlock.

With the Iron caught up field attacking a free-kick, the Robins broke quickly and Lloyd Isgrove played in Rotherham loanee Yates, who marked his debut by rounding Eastwood and sliding the ball home.

The home side were still reeling when Swindon cut them open for a second time, in almost identical circumstances, Kaiyne Woolery this time breaking through the middle before playing in Anderson to double his side's lead.

Scunthorpe had a few chances for a consolation, the best of which was scuffed wide by Alex Gilliead in stoppage time.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Scunthorpe

  • 25Eastwood
  • 2Clarke
  • 26McGaheyBooked at 30mins
  • 6ButlerBooked at 83mins
  • 3Ntlhe
  • 5Songo'oSubstituted forWoottonat 68'minutes
  • 20Gilliead
  • 4Lund
  • 27SlaterSubstituted forvan Veenat 84'minutes
  • 11HammillSubstituted forColcloughat 76'minutes
  • 17Novak

Substitutes

  • 1Watson
  • 7Colclough
  • 9Wootton
  • 10van Veen
  • 18Hallam
  • 23McArdle
  • 45McAtee

Swindon

  • 23McCormick
  • 24Hunt
  • 6Baudry
  • 26Conroy
  • 3Fryers
  • 7IsgroveSubstituted forJaiyesimiat 90+3'minutes
  • 10Doughty
  • 19Lyden
  • 11Woolery
  • 30AndersonSubstituted forBallardat 88'minutes
  • 9Yates

Substitutes

  • 2Reid
  • 8May
  • 12Henry
  • 16Ballard
  • 17Twine
  • 21Curran
  • 27Jaiyesimi
Referee:
Will Finnie
Attendance:
4,135

Match Stats

Home TeamScunthorpeAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home14
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home16
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Scunthorpe United 0, Swindon Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Scunthorpe United 0, Swindon Town 2.

Kgosi Ntlhe (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Diallang Jaiyesimi (Swindon Town).

Foul by Kevin van Veen (Scunthorpe United).

Michael Doughty (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Kevin van Veen (Scunthorpe United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ryan Colclough with a cross.

Ryan Colclough (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Rob Hunt (Swindon Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Diallang Jaiyesimi replaces Lloyd Isgrove.

Attempt missed. Alex Gilliead (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Andy Butler with a headed pass following a corner.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Mathieu Baudry.

Kevin van Veen (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Doughty (Swindon Town).

Attempt missed. Kgosi Ntlhe (Scunthorpe United) header from the left side of the six yard box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Jordan Clarke with a cross.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Danny Ballard replaces Keshi Anderson.

Delay in match because of an injury Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town).

Attempt missed. Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Michael Doughty.

Foul by Matthew Lund (Scunthorpe United).

Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lloyd Isgrove.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Matthew Lund.

Foul by Harrison McGahey (Scunthorpe United).

Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Kevin van Veen replaces Regan Slater.

Booking

Andy Butler (Scunthorpe United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Andy Butler (Scunthorpe United).

Jerry Yates (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Ryan Colclough (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town).

Attempt missed. Ryan Colclough (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Regan Slater.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Luke McCormick.

Attempt saved. Lee Novak (Scunthorpe United) header from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Ryan Colclough with a cross.

Ryan Colclough (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lloyd Isgrove (Swindon Town).

Attempt saved. Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ezekiel Fryers.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Andy Butler.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Ryan Colclough replaces Adam Hammill.

Foul by Kyle Wootton (Scunthorpe United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth11003033
2Grimsby11002023
3Salford11002023
4Swindon11002023
5Carlisle11002113
6Exeter11001013
7Forest Green11001013
8Leyton Orient11001013
9Walsall11001013
10Mansfield10102201
11Newport10102201
12Colchester10101101
13Port Vale10101101
14Bradford10100001
15Cambridge10100001
16Crawley100112-10
17Cheltenham100101-10
18Macclesfield100101-10
19Northampton100101-10
20Oldham100101-10
21Morecambe100102-20
22Scunthorpe100102-20
23Stevenage100102-20
24Crewe100103-30
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