Fleetwood Town 0-2 Crewe Alexandra: Crewe Alexandra travel to Fleetwood Town and secure victory

Simon Grayson left to ponder what could have been, after Crewe Alexandra take all 3 points
Lindzy Batt

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Crewe Alexandra defeat Fleetwood Town 2-0 on Tuesday at Highbury Stadium. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Fleetwood Town were looking to get back winning ways, following a previous defeat to Hull City. Crewe Alexandra, on the other hand, were beaten 2-0 in the previous match against Wigan Athletic. As it stands, Fleetwood Town are currently 15th with 56 points from 43 matches, while Crewe Alexandra sit in 14th, with 58 points from 43.

Crewe Alexandra dominated the first half, thanks to a goal from Owen Dale, 24 minutes in, seeing out the first half 0-1.

Crewe Alexandra continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Chris Porter at the 83 minute mark and seeing the game end 2-0.

For Fleetwood Town, Sam Finley, Gerard Garner and Barry Baggley, came on for Luke Offord and Nathan Wood-Gordon. Crewe Alexandra brought on Donervon Daniels and Antony Evans for Luke Offord and Nathan Wood-Gordon.

There were bookings for Callum Connolly, Danny Andrew and Barry Baggley from Fleetwood Town, and Rio Adebisi and Luke Murphy, for Crewe Alexandra.

Fleetwood Town will next travel to Doncaster Rovers, while Crewe Alexandra will face Rochdale at home.

Technical card:
Fleetwood Town: Callum Connolly, Jordan Rossiter (Sam Finley, min.65), Ryan Rydel (Gerard Garner, min.65), Danny Andrew and Daniel Batty (Barry Baggley, min.70)
Crewe Alexandra: Luke Offord (Donervon Daniels, min.20), Owen Dale, Rio Adebisi, Nathan Wood-Gordon (Antony Evans, min.48), Luke Murphy and Chris Porter
Stadium: Highbury Stadium
Goals: Owen Dale (0-1, min. 24) and Chris Porter (0-2, min. 83)

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