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2017/18 English League Two, Regular Season
  • Adam El-Abd (60')
  • Scott Kashket (67')
  • Martyn Woolford (15')

Kashket claims winner as high-flying Wycombe beat Grimsby

Scott Kashket scored his first goal of an injury-hit season as Wycombe came from behind to defeat Grimsby 2-1 and take another big step towards promotion.
The Chairboys are now five points clear of fourth-placed Exeter in Sky Bet League Two, while the relegation-threatened Mariners' nightmare end to the campaign continues as their run without a win stretched to 20 games.
Grimsby went ahead after 15 minutes when Michael Harriman was unable to cut out Nathan Clarke's searching pass, allowing Martyn Woolford to go through and finish with aplomb.
Wycombe really should have been level at half-time but Adebayo Akinfenwa could only prod at Town goalkeeper James McKeown from a few yards after being found by Joe Jacobson's free-kick.
Akinfenwa then hit the top of the crossbar with a header from Harriman's long ball before the hosts finally levelled on the hour mark through a crisp first-time finish from Adam El-Abd.
Seven minutes later the turnaround was complete as Sido Jombati headed down Jacobson's corner and Kashket turned the ball in from close range at the back post.

English League Two Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Crewe Alexandra 14 +9 29
2 Bradford City 14 +8 27
3 Newport County 13 +7 26
4 Exeter City 14 +3 26
5 Cheltenham Town 13 +11 25
6 Forest Green Rovers 14 +7 25
7 Swindon Town 14 +2 21
8 Plymouth Argyle 14 +4 20
9 Macclesfield Town 14 +1 20
10 Cambridge United 14 +6 19
11 Colchester United 14 +3 19
12 Leyton Orient 14 +1 19
13 Crawley Town 14 0 19
14 Grimsby Town 14 0 18
15 Northampton Town 14 0 18
16 Port Vale 14 -2 18
17 Mansfield Town 14 +2 17
18 Salford City 14 -6 17
19 Walsall 14 -9 15
20 Carlisle United 14 -10 14
21 Oldham Athletic 14 -10 11
22 Scunthorpe United 14 -6 10
23 Morecambe 14 -12 10
24 Stevenage 14 -9 9