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Accrington Stanley 1-2 Ipswich Town

Paul Cook witnessed an Ipswich victory before he takes official charge of the League One side as the Tractor Boys secured a 2-1 win at 10-man Accrington.

Cook, who signed a two-year deal on Tuesday, following the departure of Paul Lambert, was in the stands at the Wham Stadium as Ipswich chalked up a third successive win and moved above Accrington into seventh place.

Stanley took the lead in the fourth minute when Paul Smyth's low ball in was not held by Tomas Holy and Dion Charles pounced from close range.

Accrington were down to 10 men in the 16th minute when Seamus Conneely was sent off for a foul on Troy Parrott in the area. Nathan Baxter superbly kept out James Norwood's penalty.

However, Chelsea loan keeper Baxter injured his shoulder in a collision with Parrott and went off in the 37th minute.

Ipswich equalised in the 41st minute when an Andre Dozzell corner was not cleared at the near post and James Wilson rifled the ball home.

And it got worse for Stanley in the sixth minute of stoppage time when Dozzell's free-kick was headed home by James Norwood.

Michael Nottingham came closest in the second half, almost equalising in the 54th minute but Holy pulled off a point-blank save from his header.

Match report supplied by PA Media

Line-ups

Accrington

Formation 3-4-1-2

  • 1BaxterSubstituted forSavinat 37'minutes
  • 16BarclaySubstituted forMorganat 45'minutes
  • 3Hughes
  • 4BurgessBooked at 45mins
  • 2Nottingham
  • 6Butcher
  • 28ConneelyBooked at 16mins
  • 10PritchardSubstituted forMcConvilleat 59'minutesBooked at 67mins
  • 7SmythSubstituted forUwakweat 90'minutes
  • 32CharlesBooked at 48mins
  • 19Bishop

Substitutes

  • 8Russell
  • 11McConville
  • 14Uwakwe
  • 18Rodgers
  • 36Phillips
  • 37Morgan
  • 40Savin

Ipswich

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Holy
  • 4Chambers
  • 22Nsiala
  • 5WilsonBooked at 79mins
  • 30Kenlock
  • 15BishopSubstituted forDownesat 71'minutes
  • 23DozzellSubstituted forHarropat 82'minutes
  • 17BennettsSubstituted forEdwardsat 71'minutes
  • 40ParrottSubstituted forDrinanat 87'minutes
  • 18Judge
  • 10NorwoodSubstituted forSearsat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Ward
  • 7Edwards
  • 20Sears
  • 21Downes
  • 25Drinan
  • 28Cornell
  • 33Harrop
Referee:
Robert Madley

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamIpswich
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home10
Away11
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home13
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Accrington Stanley 1, Ipswich Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 1, Ipswich Town 2.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Ipswich Town. Conceded by David Morgan.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Flynn Downes (Ipswich Town).

  5. Post update

    Matt Butcher (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Gwion Edwards (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Tariq Uwakwe (Accrington Stanley).

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Tariq Uwakwe replaces Paul Smyth.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Michael Nottingham (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Ipswich Town. Aaron Drinan replaces Troy Parrott.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Ipswich Town. Freddie Sears replaces James Norwood.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Mark Hughes (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

  13. Post update

    Foul by James Norwood (Ipswich Town).

  14. Post update

    Cameron Burgess (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Flynn Downes (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  16. Post update

    Foul by David Morgan (Accrington Stanley).

  17. Post update

    Troy Parrott (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by David Morgan (Accrington Stanley).

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Ipswich Town. Josh Harrop replaces Andre Dozzell.

  20. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Andre Dozzell (Ipswich Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Gwion Edwards.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Peterborough31195751262562
2Hull331851054282659
3Lincoln City31176848311757
4Sunderland311412547262154
5Portsmouth31157948301852
6Doncaster29164949371252
7Ipswich30155103529650
8Accrington3013894133847
9Charlton32138114644247
10Oxford Utd30137104436846
11Crewe32129114240245
12Plymouth32129114351-845
13Blackpool28135103427744
14Gillingham32135144244-244
15MK Dons32119124744342
16Fleetwood321010123630640
17Shrewsbury2991193334-138
18Burton3087153755-1831
19Swindon3294193858-2031
20Bristol Rovers3186173050-2030
21Wimbledon3078153154-2329
22Northampton3278172649-2329
23Rochdale32610164159-1828
24Wigan3276193260-2827
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