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FOREST GREEN EXTEND LEAD AT THE TOP

Fan First's League Two review for weekend 16th of October featuring - Forest Green, Sutton United and Walsall


A 2-0 victory away at bottom of the league Scunthorpe saw Forest Green extend their lead to 4 points at the top, with Harrogate losing 1-0 at Colchester courtesy of a late Sylvester Jasper goal.

It was the defence of Forest Green that impressed this weekend, another clean sheet for the back line, with the goalkeeper and all 4 defenders scoring 6.98’s and having the highest ratings across the team. Despite the modest score line of 2-0 against bottom of the league, fans were still impressed with the match itself, scoring it 7 out of 10 in entertainment.

Sutton United continued their charge up the league after their poor start. A 1-0 victory over Crawley, which saw keeper Dean Bouzanis get man of the match for his afternoon, a penalty save in the 75thminute kept his side in the game, for Olaofe to come off the bench and score late to pick up another 3 points for Sutton, moving them up to 5th. Olaofe earned himself a 7.48 for his contribution off the bench, but it was Bouzanis that grabbed man of the match in this one, scoring a huge 8.32.

Walsall fans were certainly impressed with their 0-0 draw away at play-off placed Leyton Orient. Despite a goalless affair, fans were impressed with what they saw and perhaps feel aggrieved not to come away with all 3 points. Jack Earing scored a huge 8.12 in this goalless draw, with manager Matthew Taylor picking up an impressive 7.74.

Results

Bradford City 2-2 Bristol Rovers

Carlisle United 0-1 Tranmere Rovers

Colchester United 1-0 Harrogate Town

Crawley Town 0-1 Sutton United

Exeter City 2-2 Newport County

Leyton Orient 0-0 Walsall

Northampton Town 2-0 Mansfield Town

Oldham Athletic 3-0 Stevenage

Port Vale 3-1 Barrow

Salford City 2-0 Hartlepool United

Scunthorpe Town 0-2 Forest Green Rovers

Swindon Town 2-2 Rochdale

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Written by Owen Quinn