Gillingham FC 2 – Morecambe FC 1: Visitors leave Mems Priestfield Stadium empty handed

Morecambe FC on away loss to Gillingham FC at Mems Priestfield Stadium on Saturday. Gillingham FC wanted to improve their league standing following a disappointing 1-1 draw with AFC Wimbledon in their previous game. Morecambe FC, on the other hand, were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against Rotherham United. As it stands, Gillingham FC are in 15th place on the table and has 5 points while Morecambe FC sit in 16th with 4 points after 4 matches.

Gillingham FC started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, thanks to an early goal from Mustapha Carayol in the 4th minute. However, their lead was short lived, as Cole Stockton equalised for Morecambe FC at the 25 minute mark, to take a 1-1 lead into half time.

Gillingham FC continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Vadaine Oliver at the 79 minute mark, leaving the final score at 2-1.

For Gillingham FC, Danny Lloyd and Olly Lee, came on for Daniel Adshead and Ben Reeves. Morecambe FC replaced Wes McDonald, Shane McLoughlin and Courtney Duffus with Josh McPake, Callum Jones and Adam Phillips.

There were bookings for Vadaine Oliver from Gillingham FC. For Morecambe FC, Ryan Cooney and Samuel Lavelle saw yellow.

Gillingham FC will next play Shrewsbury Town away, with Morecambe FC facing Sheffield Wednesday at home.

Technical card:
Gillingham FC: Mustapha Carayol, Daniel Adshead (Danny Lloyd, min.51), Ben Reeves (Olly Lee, min.63) and Vadaine Oliver
Morecambe FC: Cole Stockton, Josh McPake (Wes McDonald, min.45), Ryan Cooney, Samuel Lavelle, Callum Jones (Shane McLoughlin, min.69) and Adam Phillips (Courtney Duffus, min.81)
Stadium: Mems Priestfield Stadium
Goals: Mustapha Carayol (1-0, min. 4), Cole Stockton (1-1, min. 25) and Vadaine Oliver (2-1, min. 79)