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Shrewsbury Town 3-0 Plymouth Argyle

A stunning Nathanael Ogbeta goal capped an impressive second-half display from Shrewsbury Town in their 3-0 League One victory over Plymouth Argyle.

The hosts bounced back from back-to-back defeats with their biggest win of the campaign as Will Aimson's own goal was followed by strikes from Shaun Whalley and Ogbeta.

Whalley and Ethan Ebanks-Landell enjoyed the best chances of a fairly uneventful opening 45 minutes at Montgomery Waters Meadow, but the game burst into life in the opening quarter of the second period.

Argyle's Niall Ennis drew a smart save from Matija Sarkic, but Shrewsbury went in front after 53 minutes thanks to a wicked deflection.

Whalley's strike from the edge of the area was heading wide before it hit Aimson and looped into the net.

Town struck again 14 minutes from time as Whalley capitalised on a defensive mishap to find the net before the impressive Ogbeta cut inside and curled home his second goal in as many home games from 18 yards four minutes later.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Shrewsbury

Formation 3-5-2

  • 31Sarkic
  • 29Pennington
  • 24Ebanks-Landell
  • 5Williams
  • 17LoveSubstituted forDavisat 87'minutes
  • 8NorburnBooked at 75mins
  • 6GossSubstituted forEdwardsat 88'minutes
  • 10VelaBooked at 85mins
  • 14Ogbeta
  • 7WhalleySubstituted forPykeat 90'minutes
  • 23UdohSubstituted forMainat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Burgoyne
  • 4Edwards
  • 9Pyke
  • 20Main
  • 28Davis
  • 32Chapman

Plymouth

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Cooper
  • 8EdwardsSubstituted forMooreat 75'minutes
  • 4Aimson
  • 24Opoku
  • 2Watts
  • 28Pereira CamaráBooked at 44minsSubstituted forReevesat 75'minutes
  • 18FornahSubstituted forLewisat 75'minutes
  • 15Grant
  • 10Mayor
  • 21EnnisSubstituted forLolosat 65'minutes
  • 9HardieSubstituted forJephcottat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 14Reeves
  • 17Moore
  • 19Lolos
  • 22Lewis
  • 23McCormick
  • 31Jephcott
  • 41Tomlinson
Referee:
Robert Madley

Match Stats

Home TeamShrewsburyAway TeamPlymouth
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home16
Away3
Shots on Target
Home5
Away1
Corners
Home8
Away3
Fouls
Home13
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Shrewsbury Town 3, Plymouth Argyle 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Shrewsbury Town 3, Plymouth Argyle 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Will Aimson (Plymouth Argyle) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Ben Reeves with a cross following a corner.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Ethan Ebanks-Landell.

  5. Post update

    Hand ball by Curtis Main (Shrewsbury Town).

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ben Reeves (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Will Aimson.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Curtis Main (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  8. Post update

    Will Aimson (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Rekeil Pyke (Shrewsbury Town).

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Rekeil Pyke replaces Shaun Whalley.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Ben Reeves (Plymouth Argyle).

  12. Post update

    David Edwards (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Will Aimson.

  14. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Curtis Main (Shrewsbury Town) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. David Edwards replaces Sean Goss.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. David Davis replaces Donald Love.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Will Aimson.

  18. Booking

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

  19. Post update

    Luke Jephcott (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Josh Vela (Shrewsbury Town).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hull402371068323676
2Peterborough392271067382973
3Sunderland381914559293071
4Portsmouth381971256401664
5Blackpool371891050331763
6Lincoln City371881155401562
7Charlton381611115550559
8Ipswich38178134138359
9Gillingham40177165654258
10Doncaster37176145448657
11Accrington38169135152-157
12Oxford Utd39168155348556
13MK Dons39159155554154
14Crewe38159144748-154
15Fleetwood391411144233953
16Plymouth401410165063-1352
17Shrewsbury371213124342149
18Burton38129174862-1445
19Northampton40109213357-2439
20Swindon39114244569-2437
21Bristol Rovers40107233963-2437
22Wimbledon38812183661-2536
23Wigan3998223966-2735
24Rochdale38712194769-2233
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