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Match report: Hull City 0 Shrewsbury Town 1

12 December 2020

Salop earn all three points against Hull City away from home.

Shrewsbury Town’s afternoon in Hull ended with Salop securing all three points with a 1-0 win over Sky Bet League One leaders Hull City.

A first half goal from Charlie Daniels was the difference between the two sides as his chip secured the win.

An even first 15 minutes started with the two teams looking to progress into danger areas at every given opportunity. That forward positive play allowed Salop an early chance at goal. Shaun Whalley broke well down the right flank and managed to pick out Ollie Norburn on the edge of the box but the midfielder’s shot was pushed just wide of the post.

As the half progressed, Salop grew further into the game and made the pressure tell in the 28th minute. A smart forward move saw Dan Udoh play Charlie Daniels in on goal and the left-back smartly dinked the ball over the on-rushing Matt Ingram to give Town the lead.

It was the Shrews who looked the stronger team despite the difference in league position. Steve Cotterill would have been happy with his team as the Shrews went into the break with the advantage.

Honeyman had a real chance to give the home side an equaliser late on in the tie. The midfielder got on the end of a perfectly weighted cross but his volley flew over Matija Sarkic’s bar.

However, resolute and organised defending saw the Shrews over the line. Town’s dominating performance during the first half and early stages of the second were rewarded with Salop securing all three points over the league leaders.

The teams:

City: Matt Ingram, Callum Elder, Reece Burke, Richard Smallwood (Keane Lewis-Porter, 62), Malik Wilks, George Honeyman, Josh Emmanuel (Lewie Coyle, 79), Hakeeb Adelakun (Tom Eaves, 62), Jacob Greaves, Josh Magennis, Greg Docherty.

Subs: Harvey Cartwright, Lewie Coyle, Dabiel Batty, Tom Eaves, Sean McLoughlin, Regan Slater, Keane Lewis-Porter.

Salop: Matija Sarkic, Aaron Pierre, Ro-Shaun Williams, Sean Goss (David Edwards, 81), Shaun Whalley (Marc Pugh, 70), Ollie Norburn, Josh Vela, Matty Millar, Charlie Daniels, Daniel Udoh (Shilow Tracey, 90), Ethan Ebanks-Landell.

Subs: Harry Burgoyne, Scott Golbourne, David Edwards, Shilow Tracey, Josh Daniels, Marc Pugh, Jason Cummings.

Referee: A. Haines

Assistants: G. Fyvie and D. Hunt

Fourth official: S. Clayton

Bookings:

Charlie Daniels was shown a yellow card in the 27th minute for a slow throw-in.

Aaron Pierre was the next player in the book. Pierre booked for a pull-back in the final third. 40th minute.


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