• FT

    Bury

    0

    Notts County

    2

  • FT

    Crawley Town

    1

    L Orient

    0

  • FT

    Crewe

    1

    Coventry

    0

  • FT

    Hartlepool

    2

    Scunthorpe

    0

  • FT

    MK Dons

    2

    Carlisle

    0

  • FT

    Portsmouth

    0

    Oldham

    1

  • FT

    Sheff Utd

    5

    Bournemouth

    3

  • FT

    Stevenage

    1

    Shrewsbury

    1

  • FT

    Tranmere

    4

    Colchester

    0

  • FT

    Walsall

    2

    Brentford

    2

  • FT

    Yeovil

    2

    Doncaster

    1

ENGLISH LEAGUE ONE

The Alexandra Stadium, England

Referee: A Woolmer | Attendance: 5738

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Crewe Alexandra

  • Max Clayton 24'

1 - 0

FT

Alex pile misery on City

Max Clayton's first-half strike gave Crewe a first home victory in npower League One and left mangerless Coventry still looking for their first league win of the season.

Clayton should have put Crewe in front in the third minute but the striker missed the ball with the goal gaping.

Coventry's Cody Mcdonald headed Carl Baker's cross straight at Alan Martin before Baker turned and shot straight at the Crewe goalkeeper.

Baker blew the visitor's best opportunity when Kelvin Mellor's poor clearance fell to the midfielder six yards out. Baker had all the time in the world to pick his spot but somehow headed over the crossbar.

Alex made City pay with 24 minutes gone. Leitch-Smith mis-cued his shot from Harry Bunn's cross but the ball fell kindly to Clayton who could not miss from five yards out.

Crewe nearly extended their lead soon afterwards but Joe Murphy kept out Harry Davis' far-post header with a superb save.

The Sky Blues came out fighting in the second half but more poor finishing cost them when McDonald cracked Baker's cross onto the crossbar and Stephen Elliott screwed the rebound wide.

Debutant David McGoldrick went close to levelling with a well-struck volley from 25-yards which flew inches over the bar.

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Scoring Summary

  • Crewe Alexandra
  • Coventry City
Max Clayton (24')
 

Match Stats

  • Crewe Alexandra
  • Coventry City
5(3) Shots (on goal) 10(5)
8 Fouls 12
8 Corner kicks 0
0 Offsides 2
54% Time of Possession 46%
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
7 Saves 5

Teams

  • Crewe Alexandra
  • Coventry City
Substitutes
Substitutions
Yellow Cards
Mark Ellis (85')
Reece Brown (74')
Carl Baker (87')