Blackpool 0-1 Shrewsbury Town: Shrewsbury Town beat Blackpool 1-0 at Bloomfield Road

Winning formula works for visitors, as Blackpool are beaten by Shrewsbury Town
Lindzy Batt

Lindzy Batt

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Blackpool on home loss to Shrewsbury Town at Bloomfield Road on Saturday. Both teams arrived at the match from previous defeats in the league. Blackpool were looking forward to meeting again, following a previous defeat to Rochdale. Shrewsbury Town, on the other hand, lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Wigan Athletic. As the table looks today, Blackpool are currently 6th with 68 points from 44 matches, while Shrewsbury Town sit in 16th, with 53 points from 44.

After an un-eventful first half, Shrewsbury Town certainly were out of the blocks quickly in the second half, with Matthew Pennington finding the net, on 53 minutes and seeing the game end 1-0.

Both coaches used all available substitutions. For Blackpool, Demetri Mitchell, Ollie Turton, Ethan Robson and Bradley Holmes, came on for Ellis Reco Simms, Jordan Gabriel, Elliot Embleton and Kenny Dougall, Shrewsbury Town brought on Shaun Whalley and Donald Love to replace Charlie Caton and Harry Chapman.

The referee booked Ollie Norburn and Curtis Main for Shrewsbury Town.

Blackpool will next travel to Northampton Town, while Shrewsbury Town will face Oxford United at home.

Technical card:
Blackpool: Ollie Norburn, Matthew Pennington, Charlie Caton, Curtis Main and Harry Chapman
Shrewsbury Town: Ellis Reco Simms, Jordan Gabriel, Elliot Embleton and Kenny Dougall
Stadium: Bloomfield Road
Goals: Matthew Pennington (0-1, min. 53)

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