League Two
Crawley0Swindon4

Crawley Town 0-4 Swindon Town

Eoin Doyle made it 13 goals in 13 league games for Swindon with a hat-trick in a crushing win at Crawley.

Jerry Yates added the Robins' fourth goal late on, with Crawley failing to score in a league match for the first time since March 30.

Swindon had not beaten Crawley in their previous nine league meetings, but striker Doyle gave them the perfect start inside five minutes.

The league's leading marksman tapped in his 11th goal of the season from a cross by Anthony Grant to score for the fourth game in a row for the first time in five years.

The Robins lost Lloyd Isgrove through injury before Crawley striker Ashley Nadesan raced into the area but was thwarted by onrushing keeper Steven Benda.

Doyle was on target again as Swindon doubled their lead two minutes before the break, with the former Republic of Ireland international heading powerfully home from Dion Donohue's cross.

Former Crawley loanee Michael Doughty was denied by the crossbar and Crawley midfielder Nathan Ferguson also fired against the post in added time.

Forward Diallang Jaiyesimi, making his first start for Swindon, forced keeper Glenn Morris to save low down before Doyle completed his hat-trick on 61 minutes with a close-range finish following a pass by substitute Keshi Anderson.

Doyle, on loan from Bradford, was off target from a cross by Rob Hunt as the Robins dictated the play and striker Yates added the fourth three minutes from time from a cross by substitute Kaiyne Woolery.

Report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Crawley

  • 1Morris
  • 18Sesay
  • 19TunnicliffeBooked at 47mins
  • 6Dallison-LisbonBooked at 58mins
  • 3Doherty
  • 7Grego-CoxBooked at 69mins
  • 28CamaraSubstituted forvan Velzenat 58'minutes
  • 12Ferguson
  • 15Nathaniel-GeorgeSubstituted forPalmerat 78'minutes
  • 16Enigbokan-Bloomfield
  • 10NadesanSubstituted forAllarakhiaat 51'minutesBooked at 81mins

Substitutes

  • 2Young
  • 9Palmer
  • 11van Velzen
  • 17Allarakhia
  • 20Sendles-White
  • 26Galach
  • 35Luyambula

Swindon

  • 1Benda
  • 24Hunt
  • 6Baudry
  • 3Fryers
  • 35Donohue
  • 7IsgroveSubstituted forAndersonat 30'minutes
  • 42GrantBooked at 66mins
  • 10Doughty
  • 27JaiyesimiSubstituted forLydenat 55'minutes
  • 9Yates
  • 28DoyleSubstituted forWooleryat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Broadbent
  • 11Woolery
  • 14Iandolo
  • 19Lyden
  • 23McCormick
  • 30Anderson
  • 34Zakuani
Referee:
Michael Salisbury
Attendance:
2,601

Match Stats

Home TeamCrawleyAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home36%
Away64%
Shots
Home7
Away20
Shots on Target
Home1
Away6
Corners
Home2
Away2
Fouls
Home21
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Crawley Town 0, Swindon Town 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Crawley Town 0, Swindon Town 4.

Attempt missed. Dion Donohue (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Keshi Anderson.

Attempt missed. Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Steven Benda.

Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Nathan Ferguson (Crawley Town).

Offside, Crawley Town. Tarryn Allarakhia tries a through ball, but Ollie Palmer is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Mason Bloomfield (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Ollie Palmer.

Goal!

Goal! Crawley Town 0, Swindon Town 4. Jerry Yates (Swindon Town) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Kaiyne Woolery.

Attempt blocked. Jerry Yates (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Keshi Anderson.

Attempt blocked. Michael Doughty (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jerry Yates.

Booking

Tarryn Allarakhia (Crawley Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Attempt saved. Michael Doughty (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kaiyne Woolery with a cross.

Jordan Lyden (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Gyliano van Velzen (Crawley Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Kaiyne Woolery replaces Eoin Doyle.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Ollie Palmer replaces Ashley Nathaniel-George.

Attempt missed. Eoin Doyle (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Rob Hunt with a cross.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Ashley Nathaniel-George.

Eoin Doyle (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Tom Dallison (Crawley Town).

Jordan Lyden (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Nathan Ferguson (Crawley Town).

Booking

Reece Grego-Cox (Crawley Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Rob Hunt (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Reece Grego-Cox (Crawley Town).

Booking

Anthony Grant (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Anthony Grant (Swindon Town).

Ashley Nathaniel-George (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Rob Hunt (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jerry Yates.

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

Foul by Josh Doherty (Crawley Town).

Foul by Anthony Grant (Swindon Town).

Ashley Nathaniel-George (Crawley Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Crawley Town 0, Swindon Town 3. Eoin Doyle (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Keshi Anderson with a through ball.

Foul by Jordan Lyden (Swindon Town).

Tarryn Allarakhia (Crawley Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Mathieu Baudry (Swindon Town) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Eoin Doyle with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Gyliano van Velzen replaces Panutche Camara.

Booking

Tom Dallison (Crawley Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Crewe159332617930
2Exeter168532318529
3Cheltenham1484226121428
4Forest Green15843189928
5Swindon168352619727
6Bradford158342215727
7Newport157621611527
8Northampton167362016424
9Colchester166551914523
10Plymouth166552420423
11Port Vale165742122-122
12Salford165651924-521
13Cambridge165562016420
14Mansfield165562422220
15Macclesfield155551618-220
16Leyton Orient165562427-320
17Crawley165562327-420
18Grimsby155462020019
19Oldham163671624-815
20Carlisle164391628-1215
21Walsall164391123-1215
22Scunthorpe163582125-414
23Stevenage162681221-912
24Morecambe1624101429-1510
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