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Priestfield Stadium (ATT 5,767) 22nd March 2014 - Kick off 15:00

Gillingham Gillingham vs Crewe Alexandra Crewe

Gillingham 1

A Linganzi (30)

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Crewe 3

C Aneke (5, 53)
M Pogba (83)
A Grant (S/O 90)

Aneke brace sinks Gills

Last Updated: 22/03/14 6:47pm

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Chuks Aneke: At the double

Chuks Aneke: At the double

A goal in each half from leading scorer Chuks Aneke helped to pull Crewe out of the relegation zone as they beat Gillingham 3-1.

The on-loan Arsenal striker fired home from close range to put the visitors ahead after five minutes following good play by Uche Ikpeazu.

Congolese midfielder Amine Linganzi scored his first Gillingham goal on the half-hour mark to bring the sides level, heading home from Elliott Hewitt's looping cross.

However, Aneke latched on to Matt Tootle's pinpoint delivery eight minutes after the break to head home his 16th goal of the season, before Matthias Pogba sealed the win with a brilliant back-flick from six yards.

The Railwaymen ended the game with 10 men as Anthony Grant picked up two bookings for dissent in two minutes late on.

Gillingham had won five out of their previous six games at home but were outplayed by their opponents who claimed victory for the fourth time in as many games at Priestfield.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 39 84
2 Preston North End 38 74
3 Swindon Town 37 70
4 Milton Keynes Dons 38 69
5 Sheffield United 39 61
6 Rochdale 38 56
7 Barnsley 39 56
8 Peterborough United 39 56
9 Chesterfield 38 54
10 Bradford City 37 54
11 Doncaster Rovers 38 53
12 Fleetwood Town 39 53
13 Oldham Athletic 39 52
14 Gillingham 39 51
15 Port Vale 39 48
16 Walsall 38 46
17 Coventry City 39 46
18 Crewe Alexandra 39 45
19 Scunthorpe United 38 44
20 Notts County 38 43
21 Crawley Town 39 43
22 Leyton Orient 38 42
23 Colchester United 38 38
24 Yeovil Town 39 33