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Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 Shrewsbury Town

Wycombe moved top of League One with a home win against 10-man Shrewsbury.

Newcastle loanee Rolando Aarons bagged his first goal for the club to end a four-game unbeaten run for Sam Ricketts' Shrewsbury, who had Ro-Shaun Williams sent off late on.

Gareth Ainsworth's side are now three points ahead of Ipswich, who have two games in hand, at the summit.

Shrewsbury had the best of the opening exchanges at Adams Park, as Scottish duo Donald Love and Jason Cummings both fired wide early on, before Wanderers goalkeeper Ryan Allsop did well to keep Cummings out.

Down the other end, Scott Kashket was denied by Shrewsbury keeper Max O'Leary after being found by Adebayo Akinfenwa.

Darius Charles flicked Joe Jacobson's free-kick into the path of Aarons to fire home the only goal of the game in the 57th minute.

Oliver Norburn blasted wide from distance as the visitors desperately tried to equalise, then Curtis Thompson saw his chance to double the hosts' advantage with nine minutes left go wide.

Shrewsbury ended the game with 10 men when Williams picked up two stoppage-time yellow cards - the first for dissent and the second for barging Akinfenwa.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Wycombe

  • 1Allsop
  • 19Grimmer
  • 5Stewart
  • 21Charles
  • 3Jacobson
  • 18Thompson
  • 4Gape
  • 10BloomfieldSubstituted forPattisonat 80'minutes
  • 11KashketSubstituted forFreemanat 89'minutes
  • 20AkinfenwaBooked at 90mins
  • 26AaronsSubstituted forWheelerat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Wheeler
  • 8Pattison
  • 13Yates
  • 16Phillips
  • 22Freeman
  • 27Parker
  • 28Ofoborh

Shrewsbury

  • 25O'Leary
  • 5WilliamsBooked at 90mins
  • 2Pierre
  • 6Beckles
  • 17LoveSubstituted forThompsonat 86'minutes
  • 28LaurentBooked at 64minsSubstituted forGossat 68'minutes
  • 8Norburn
  • 3Golbourne
  • 7Whalley
  • 35Cummings
  • 4EdwardsSubstituted forOkenabirhieat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Murphy
  • 10Okenabirhie
  • 15Walker
  • 18McCormick
  • 21Thompson
  • 22Goss
  • 24Ebanks-Landell
Referee:
Brett Huxtable
Attendance:
4,826

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamShrewsbury
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home7
Away15
Shots on Target
Home2
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away1
Fouls
Home17
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Shrewsbury Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Shrewsbury Town 0.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Ro-Shaun Williams (Shrewsbury Town).

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Louis Thompson.

Booking

Ro-Shaun Williams (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Ro-Shaun Williams (Shrewsbury Town).

David Wheeler (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Nick Freeman replaces Scott Kashket.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Louis Thompson replaces Donald Love.

Foul by Omar Beckles (Shrewsbury Town).

Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Oliver Norburn (Shrewsbury Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Donald Love.

Foul by Donald Love (Shrewsbury Town).

David Wheeler (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Curtis Thompson (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Alex Pattison replaces Matt Bloomfield because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. David Wheeler replaces Rolando Aarons.

Attempt saved. Jason Cummings (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Oliver Norburn.

Jason Cummings (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Darius Charles (Wycombe Wanderers).

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

Foul by Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers).

Attempt missed. Shaun Whalley (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from long range on the left misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Fejiri Okenabirhie (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers).

Fejiri Okenabirhie (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jack Grimmer (Wycombe Wanderers).

Hand ball by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Fejiri Okenabirhie replaces David Edwards.

Attempt blocked. Shaun Whalley (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Sean Goss.

Aaron Pierre (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Rolando Aarons (Wycombe Wanderers).

Attempt missed. Sean Goss (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Jason Cummings.

Shaun Whalley (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers).

Sean Goss (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Curtis Thompson (Wycombe Wanderers).

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Sean Goss replaces Josh Laurent.

Booking

Josh Laurent (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Josh Laurent (Shrewsbury Town).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe1696125141133
2Ipswich1493224101430
3Peterborough1684439221728
4Oxford Utd1675433191426
5Fleetwood158252719826
6Coventry166822018226
7Sunderland157442216625
8Blackpool166732219325
9Bristol Rovers167451919025
10Rotherham1573524131124
11Doncaster146532416823
12Shrewsbury155641215-321
13Burton145541815320
14Rochdale165472027-719
15Portsmouth144641615118
16Gillingham164662020018
17Lincoln City165381821-318
18Tranmere154472028-816
19Accrington163671726-915
20Wimbledon163492026-613
21MK Dons1641111325-1213
22Southend1612131644-285
23Bolton13247729-22-2
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