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2017-18 English League Two, Regular Season
  • Reuben Reid (10')
  • Christian Doidge (24')

Forest Green's fine home form continues with victory over Crawley

Forest Green made it five-straight home wins as they shocked League Two form horses Crawley Town.
Mark Cooper's improving side caught Crawley cold with two goals in the opening 24 minutes.
Reuben Reid toe-nailed in Rovers' first on 10 minutes from a Dale Bennett cross.
Top scorer Christian Doidge made it 2-0 in the 24th minute, touching home a Dayle Grubb cross for his 21st goal of the season.
Crawley, who had previously won eight out of their last 10 matches, offered little, but Jimmy Smith should have pulled them back into the game with just Brad Collins to beat.
And the anticipated second-half response from Harry Kewell's side failed to materialise.
Rovers should have added to their two-goal cushion. Grubb hit the bar from the edge of the box on 55 minutes and five minutes later Reid thumped a header onto the post from a Haydn Hollis cross and as he prepared to roll the free ball home, Crawley's Josh Yorwerth blocked on the line.

English League Two Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Cambridge United 32 +19 55
2 Forest Green Rovers 30 +14 54
3 Cheltenham Town 30 +14 53
4 Tranmere Rovers 30 +6 51
5 Morecambe 31 -1 49
6 Newport County 30 +7 48
7 Bolton Wanderers 31 -1 47
8 Exeter City 29 +14 46
9 Salford City 30 +14 46
10 Carlisle United 27 +8 43
11 Bradford City 29 +2 43
12 Harrogate Town 31 -2 42
13 Crawley Town 29 +3 41
14 Leyton Orient 30 +2 39
15 Oldham Athletic 30 -5 38
16 Mansfield Town 30 -2 37
17 Walsall 30 -4 37
18 Stevenage 32 -7 35
19 Scunthorpe United 29 -8 35
20 Port Vale 31 -4 34
21 Colchester United 30 -11 33
22 Southend United 31 -25 28
23 Barrow 29 -7 26
24 Grimsby Town 29 -26 24