• FT

    Brentford

    2

    Crawley Town

    1

  • FT

    Bury

    0

    Swindon

    1

  • FT

    Coventry

    1

    Bournemouth

    0

  • FT

    Crewe

    2

    Hartlepool

    1

  • FT

    Doncaster

    1

    Shrewsbury

    0

  • FT

    L Orient

    0

    Sheff Utd

    1

  • FT

    MK Dons

    2

    Portsmouth

    2

  • FT

    Notts County

    0

    Tranmere

    1

  • FT

    Oldham

    3

    Preston

    1

  • FT

    Stevenage

    1

    Scunthorpe

    0

  • FT

    Walsall

    1

    Carlisle

    2

  • FT

    Yeovil

    3

    Colchester

    1

ENGLISH LEAGUE ONE

The Alexandra Stadium, England

Referee: Jeremy Simpson | Attendance: 4375

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Crewe Alexandra

  • Chuks Aneke 45' +1'
  • Mark Ellis 70'

2 - 1

FT

Hartlepool United

  • Evan Horwood 9'

Ellis ends Crewe's wait

Mark Ellis's second-half strike ended Crewe's five-game search for a win and left struggling Hartlepool without a victory in seven games.

Chuks Aneke cancelled out Evan Horwood's early opener on the stroke of half-time before Ellis completed Crewe's comeback with a second-half tap-in.

Pools lost Andy Monkhouse to injury after eight minutes but his replacement Horwood took just 60 seconds to open the scoring. Jonathan Franks's cross was headed down by Antony Sweeney and Horwood lifted the ball over Crewe goalkeeper Alan Martin.

Crewe were handed a lifeline four minutes before the break when Peter Hartley blocked A-Jay Leitch-Smith's shot with his hands, but Mathias Pogba woefully blasted the spot-kick high into the stands.

Aneke levelled matters on the stroke of half-time, curling a shot into the top corner from the edge of the box, but the Alex went ahead when Luke Murphy's 70th-minute free-kick evaded everyone apart from Ellis, who touched the ball home at the far post.

Neil Austin almost grabbed Pools a share of the spoils, but his looping shot came back off the crossbar.

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Scoring Summary

  • Crewe Alexandra
  • Hartlepool United
Mathias Pogba (pen miss 41')
Chuks Aneke (45 + 1')
Mark Ellis (70')

Match Stats

  • Crewe Alexandra
  • Hartlepool United
13(6) Shots (on goal) 11(3)
7 Fouls 6
3 Corner kicks 5
4 Offsides 5
55% Time of Possession 45%
0 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
4 Saves 7

Teams

  • Crewe Alexandra
  • Hartlepool United
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