Lincoln City 1-1 Crewe

27 February 2010 06:33
Crewe snatched a point at Lincoln after a late equaliser from Shaun Miller.Crewe dominated the first half without scoring and were made to pay when David Somma fired home after latching on to Chris Herd's long pass. [LNB]Herd should have doubled the lead but Steve Phillips saved his weak shot, before Clayton Donaldson missed from six yards for Crewe. [LNB]The visitors finally found the net when Miller flicked home from close range after being set up by Byron Moore. [LNB][LNB]Lincoln City manager Chris Sutton told BBC Lincolnshire:[LNB]"When you concede late on it's disappointing not to take all three points, but we did look weary in the last 20 or 25 minutes.[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "We started the second half well and it was a fantastic strike, but Crewe were a handful, they keep the ball better than anyone else in this division and eventually they broke us down. [LNB]"We made some poor decisions the longer the game went on, we panicked and got anxious towards the end and we tired, but that might be the point which keeps us in the division." [LNB][LNB][LNB] Live text and stats  [LNB] Saturday, 27 February 2010[LNB] League Two[LNB] Home Team Score Away Team Time Lincoln City 1-1 Crewe R (HT 0-0) Somma 46 Miller 84 Lincoln City 01 Burch 05 Swaibu 13 Pearce 38 Anderson 11 Kerr 16 Lennon (Keltie 81) 25 Hughton yellow card 34 Herd 39 Saunders 15 Broughton 18 Somma Substitutes 20 Musselwhite, 02 Green, 06 Hone, 19 Clarke, 23 Keltie, 35 Gilmore, 14 John-Lewis Crewe 31 Phillips 02 Brayford 05 O'Donnell 19 Westwood 23 Tootle (Donaldson 67) 27 Worley 11 Grant 16 Bailey 28 Walton 14 Moore 15 Miller Substitutes 13 Legzdins, 20 Shelley, 30 Martin, 34 Gardner, 18 Murphy, 21 Clements, 08 Donaldson Ref: IldertonAtt: 3,110 LINCOLN CITY CREWE Possession Lincoln City 46% Crewe 54% Attempts on target Lincoln City 5 Crewe 8 Attempts off target Lincoln City 8 Crewe 12 Corners Lincoln City 2 Crewe 14 Fouls Lincoln City 9 Crewe 2 Final Result Full Time 90:00+3:00 The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle. 90:00+2:01 Shaun Miller has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target. 90:00+1:21 Corner taken by Ashley Westwood from the right by-line. 90:00+0:44 Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ashley Westwood, clearance by Ian Pearce. 89:27 Effort from the edge of the box by John Brayford goes wide of the right-hand upright. 83:37 GOAL - Shaun Miller:Lincoln City 1 - 1 Crewe Shaun Miller finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Lincoln City 1-1 Crewe. 81:50 Booking Cian Hughton receives a yellow card. 81:42 Clayton Donaldson fouled by Cian Hughton, the ref awards a free kick. Ashley Westwood restarts play with the free kick. 80:28 Substitution Clark Keltie joins the action as a substitute, replacing Steven Lennon. 80:28 Harry Worley produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target. 77:39 Steve Phillips fouled by Drewe Broughton, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Steve Phillips. 76:50 The assistant referee signals for offside against Shaun Miller. Robert Burch restarts play with the free kick. 76:17 Joel Grant takes a shot. Blocked by Moses Swaibu. 75:32 Corner taken right-footed by Ashley Westwood from the left by-line, clearance made by Drewe Broughton. 74:26 Chris Herd takes a shot. Steve Phillips makes a save. 73:41 Corner taken by Ashley Westwood. 73:22 John Brayford takes a shot. Save made by Robert Burch. 68:25 Clayton Donaldson takes a shot. Save made by Robert Burch. 66:46 Substitution Clayton Donaldson is brought on as a substitute for Matt Tootle. 64:58 Inswinging corner taken by Ashley Westwood. 64:36 Corner taken by Ashley Westwood from the left by-line. 64:08 Chris Herd has an effort at goal from outside the box missing to the wide left of the goal. 61:03 Corner taken right-footed by Matthew Saunders, Ian Pearce takes a shot. 60:30 The offside flag is raised against Shaun Miller. Free kick taken by Robert Burch. 59:46 Drewe Broughton takes a shot. Steve Phillips makes a save. 59:27 Chris Herd takes a shot. Steve Phillips makes a save. 59:00 Chris Herd takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips. 57:50 James Bailey has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright. 53:58 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel O'Donnell by Drewe Broughton. Indirect free kick taken by Daniel O'Donnell. 52:51 Matthew Saunders takes a inswinging corner. 52:39 Effort on goal by Steven Lennon from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target. 50:39 The assistant referee signals for offside against Byron Moore. Indirect free kick taken by Robert Burch. 50:12 Inswinging corner taken by Ashley Westwood from the left by-line. 49:56 James Bailey takes a shot. Robert Burch makes a save. 47:16 Joe Anderson challenges John Brayford unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ashley Westwood takes the indirect free kick. 45:52 Matthew Saunders provided the assist for the goal. 45:52 GOAL - Davide Somma:Lincoln City 1 - 0 Crewe Davide Somma scores a goal from just outside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Lincoln City 1-0 Crewe. 45:01 The referee gets the second half underway. Half Time 45:00+1:05 The ref blows to signal half-time. 45:00+0:19 John Brayford has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal. 45:00+0:05 Effort from close range by Joel Grant bounces off the post. 43:44 The official flags Shaun Miller offside. Robert Burch takes the free kick. 43:18 Free kick awarded for a foul by Drewe Broughton on Simon Walton. Free kick taken by Daniel O'Donnell. 42:43 Shaun Miller has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target. 40:57 Joel Grant produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target. 40:31 Matthew Saunders has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area that bounces off the post. 34:56 Simon Walton produces a right-footed shot from a long way out which goes wide right of the goal. 34:22 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ashley Westwood from the right by-line. 33:51 Outswinging corner taken by Ashley Westwood, Scott Kerr manages to make a clearance. 32:53 Unfair challenge on Joel Grant by Cian Hughton results in a free kick. Ashley Westwood restarts play with the free kick. 29:25 Foul by Cian Hughton on Shaun Miller, free kick awarded. Ashley Westwood restarts play with the free kick. 25:55 Effort from outside the penalty box by Drewe Broughton goes wide right of the target. 24:40 Drewe Broughton has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target. 24:09 Foul by Daniel O'Donnell on Drewe Broughton, free kick awarded. Matthew Saunders takes the indirect free kick. 18:45 Shaun Miller takes a shot. Save made by Robert Burch. 17:16 Joel Grant takes a shot. Save made by Robert Burch. 16:23 Chris Herd has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left. 15:31 Ashley Westwood takes the inswinging corner, Robert Burch makes a save. 14:44 Foul by Matthew Saunders on Simon Walton, free kick awarded. Ashley Westwood restarts play with the free kick. 14:23 Byron Moore takes a shot. Robert Burch makes a brilliant save. 12:31 The ball is delivered by Matt Tootle. 10:16 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ashley Westwood from the right by-line, Headed effort from inside the area by John Brayford misses to the left of the target. 9:27 Corner from left by-line taken by Ashley Westwood. 5:26 Corner taken by Ashley Westwood from the right by-line. 4:14 Shaun Miller has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target. 3:49 Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Lennon on Joel Grant. Free kick taken by Ashley Westwood. 2:21 James Bailey takes the outswinging corner, John Brayford takes a shot. 1:07 Chris Herd takes a shot from long range which goes wide of the right-hand upright. 0:11 John Brayford gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Saunders. Indirect free kick taken by Steven Lennon. 0:00 The referee gets the game underway. Live text and data provided by The Press Association.[LNB]

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