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Stevenage 5-2 Swindon Town

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Danny Newton scored a brace as Stevenage eased into the FA Cup third round following a convincing victory over Swindon.Alex Samuel opened the scoring for the hosts with a composed finish in the 17th minute after Luke Wilkinson headed the ball into his path.Stevenage doubled their advantage five minutes later when Matty Godden coolly slotted into the bottom corner following a great through ball from Tom Pett.

Amine Linganzi pulled a goal back for the Robins when he headed home Matthew Taylor’s corner and they soon levelled after Taylor scored directly from a corner just before the half-time interval.Relive Saturday’s FA Cup second round actionHowever, Stevenage were back in front courtesy of a superb volley by Pett three minutes into stoppage time, while Luke Norris was inches away from an equaliser when his shot cannoned wide off the far post.Newton ensured a two-goal lead when he nodded home Godden’s cross in the 72nd minute and he sealed the match with the goal of the game when he picked the ball up on the halfway line before bursting past a number of defenders and slotting into the bottom corner.Report supplied by the Press Association.Line-upsMatch StatsLive TextLine-upsStevenage1Fryer25Henry4King6WilkinsonBooked at 85mins3Martin7Whelpdale2SmithBooked at 67mins30McKee11Pett24GoddenSubstituted forConlonat 84’minutes15SamuelSubstituted forNewtonat 54’minutesSubstitutes5Franks8Beautyman16Day18Conlon19Newton20Vancooten33WilmotSwindon1Vigouroux2Purkiss4Preston6Lancashire31Taylor8Dunne16Linganzi7MullinBooked at 81mins10GoddardSubstituted forBrophyat 82’minutes22WoolerySubstituted forNorrisat 45’minutes20GordonSubstituted forSmithat 64’minutesSubstitutes5Robertson9Norris11Brophy14Iandolo17Smith21Charles-Cook24KnoyleReferee:Nick KinseleyAttendance:1,883Match StatsHome TeamStevenageAway TeamSwindonPossessionHome44%Away56%ShotsHome21Away14Shots on TargetHome10Away5CornersHome8Away8FoulsHome9Away13Live TextPosted at Match ends, Stevenage 5, Swindon Town 2.Full TimePosted at 90’+5′ Second Half ends, Stevenage 5, Swindon Town 2.Posted at 90’+5′ Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Lawrence Vigouroux.Posted at 90’+5′ Attempt saved. Tom Pett (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.Posted at 90’+1′ Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Ben Purkiss.Posted at 89′ Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Matt Preston.Posted at 87′ Jack King (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.Posted at 87′ Foul by Harry Smith (Swindon Town).Posted at 86′ Attempt saved. Matthew Taylor (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.BookingPosted at 85′ Luke Wilkinson (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.Posted at 85′ Foul by Luke Wilkinson (Stevenage).Posted at 85′ Luke Norris (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.SubstitutionPosted at 84′ Substitution, Stevenage. Tom Conlon replaces Matt Godden.Posted at 83′ Attempt saved. Chris Whelpdale (Stevenage) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.SubstitutionPosted at 82′ Substitution, Swindon Town. James Brophy replaces John Goddard.BookingPosted at 81′ Paul Mullin (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.Posted at 81′ Jonathan Smith (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Posted at 81′ Foul by Paul Mullin (Swindon Town).Posted at 79′ Danny Newton (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.Posted at 79′ Foul by John Goddard (Swindon Town).Posted at 78′ Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Tom Pett.Goal!Posted at 77′ Goal! Stevenage 5, Swindon Town 2. Danny Newton (Stevenage) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Matt Godden following a fast break.Posted at 74′ Attempt missed. Luke Norris (Swindon Town) header from very close range is just a bit too high.Goal!Posted at 72′ Goal! Stevenage 4, Swindon Town 2. Danny Newton (Stevenage) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Matt Godden with a cross.Posted at 71′ Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Joe Fryer.Posted at 71′ Attempt saved. Oliver Lancashire (Swindon Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.Posted at 70′ Paul Mullin (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Posted at 70′ Foul by Joe Martin (Stevenage).BookingPosted at 67′ Jonathan Smith (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.Posted at 66′ Paul Mullin (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.Posted at 65′ Foul by Jonathan Smith (Stevenage).Posted at 64′ Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Matt Preston.SubstitutionPosted at 64′ Substitution, Swindon Town. Harry Smith replaces Kellan Gordon.Posted at 62′ Attempt saved. Danny Newton (Stevenage) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.Posted at 59′ Matt Godden (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Posted at 59′ Foul by Matt Preston (Swindon Town).Posted at 59′ Attempt blocked. Luke Wilkinson (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.Posted at 58′ Jonathan Smith (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Posted at 58′ Foul by Amine Linganzi (Swindon Town).Posted at 55′ Attempt missed. Oliver Lancashire (Swindon Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.Show more updatesgoal
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