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Shrewsbury Town 0-3 Fleetwood Town

Fleetwood Town surged up to third in the League One table after a comfortable win at Shrewsbury Town.

The home side made a bright start with Sean Goss going close with a fine effort from close to the halfway line, which goalkeeper Alex Cairns did well to keep out.

Callum Lang then broke into the box and pulled the ball back to Ryan Giles but he fired over.

Jason Cummings was next to go close when Cairns was quickly off his line to block the striker's effort as he tried to lift it over the keeper.

Fleetwood found chances hard to come by before taking the lead in the 36th minute. Jimmy Dunne's header from a Paul Coutts corner hit the crossbar, with the ball bouncing down and going in off home striker Lang.

Fleetwood doubled their advantage after 56 minutes as Josh Morris turned home from close range after Lewie Coyle's inviting low cross from the right created the opportunity.

Substitute Paddy Madden added a third nine minutes from time when he hammered a fine volley high into the net for the high-flying visitors.

Report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Shrewsbury

  • 25O'Leary
  • 5WilliamsSubstituted forUdohat 69'minutes
  • 24Ebanks-LandellSubstituted forPierreat 45+1'minutes
  • 6Beckles
  • 17LoveBooked at 63mins
  • 28Laurent
  • 22Goss
  • 8NorburnBooked at 40mins
  • 11Giles
  • 9Lang
  • 35CummingsSubstituted forWhalleyat 59'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Murphy
  • 2Pierre
  • 4Edwards
  • 7Whalley
  • 15Walker
  • 21Thompson
  • 23Udoh

Fleetwood

  • 1CairnsBooked at 90mins
  • 2Coyle
  • 6Souttar
  • 12Dunne
  • 3Andrew
  • 15Coutts
  • 16Rossiter
  • 8DempseySubstituted forHunterat 87'minutes
  • 7Burns
  • 9EvansSubstituted forClarkeat 90+2'minutes
  • 11MorrisSubstituted forMaddenat 76'minutesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 4Clarke
  • 13Gilks
  • 17Madden
  • 22Hunter
  • 27Biggins
  • 28Sowerby
  • 40Mooney
Referee:
Kevin Johnson
Attendance:
5,888

Match Stats

Home TeamShrewsburyAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home10
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away6
Fouls
Home18
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Shrewsbury Town 0, Fleetwood Town 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Shrewsbury Town 0, Fleetwood Town 3.

Foul by Sean Goss (Shrewsbury Town).

Jordan Rossiter (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Paddy Madden (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Oliver Norburn (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Paddy Madden (Fleetwood Town).

Foul by Aaron Pierre (Shrewsbury Town).

Wes Burns (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Alex Cairns (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Omar Beckles (Shrewsbury Town) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Sean Goss with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Peter Clarke replaces Ched Evans.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Alex Cairns.

Attempt saved. Josh Laurent (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Shaun Whalley.

Attempt saved. Shaun Whalley (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Aaron Pierre.

Attempt blocked. Ashley Hunter (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Danny Andrew.

Foul by Callum Lang (Shrewsbury Town).

Wes Burns (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Ryan John Giles.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Ashley Hunter replaces Kyle Dempsey.

Foul by Josh Laurent (Shrewsbury Town).

Kyle Dempsey (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Callum Lang (Shrewsbury Town).

Lewie Coyle (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Shrewsbury Town 0, Fleetwood Town 3. Paddy Madden (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Wes Burns following a set piece situation.

Foul by Aaron Pierre (Shrewsbury Town).

Ched Evans (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Offside, Fleetwood Town. Kyle Dempsey tries a through ball, but Ched Evans is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Wes Burns (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from very close range is too high. Assisted by Danny Andrew with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Paddy Madden replaces Josh Morris.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Donald Love.

Callum Lang (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ched Evans (Fleetwood Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Daniel Udoh replaces Ro-Shaun Williams.

Attempt missed. Paul Coutts (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Lewie Coyle following a corner.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Aaron Pierre.

Foul by Callum Lang (Shrewsbury Town).

Lewie Coyle (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Donald Love (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Donald Love (Shrewsbury Town).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ipswich107302051524
2Wycombe116411810822
3Fleetwood106222013720
4Coventry105501610620
5Sunderland105411612419
6Blackpool115421613319
7Bristol Rovers115331412218
8Peterborough1052323121117
9Doncaster9441128416
10Oxford Utd114342215715
11Lincoln City114161517-213
12Shrewsbury10343913-413
13Rotherham9333129312
14Burton9333119212
15MK Dons104061215-312
16Gillingham102441413110
17Accrington102441217-510
18Rochdale102441017-710
19Portsmouth8233101009
20Tranmere102351520-59
21Southend101181125-144
22Wimbledon110381121-103
23Bolton9036225-23-9
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