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Sky Bet League 1

Alexandra Stadium (ATT 5,042) 29th March 2014 - Kick off 15:00

Crewe Crewe Alexandra vs Coventry City Coventry

Crewe 1

J Clarke (og 62)

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Coventry 2

C Wilson (27, 81)

Wilson double downs Alex

Last Updated: 29/03/14 6:44pm

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Callum Wilson: Netted a brace

Callum Wilson: Netted a brace

Callum Wilson's double helped Coventry pull off a classic smash and grab as they edged past dominant Crewe 2-1.

Striker Wilson opened the scoring in the 25th minute as he stuck out a leg to divert a rebound into the net after Franck Moussa's shot had thundered against the post.

The Sky Blues should have been clear by then, but Wilson fired an early chance off target, while Crewe were lucky when a clearance that hit City's Anton Robinson dropped just wide of the post.

Crewe dominated the second period though, and after Uche Ikpeazu had wasted two great chances, the hosts equalised through Coventry defender Jordan Clarke as he headed into his own net in the 61st minute.

It was no more than Crewe deserved and they could have gone ahead through Matt Tootle's powerful volley and Mark Ellis' blocked effort.

But Wilson stole the points for Coventry in the 81st minute when he broke forward and fired powerfully past Crewe goalkeeper Ben Garratt.

Tootle and Chuks Aneke came close late on for Crewe but could not beat Murphy again.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 21 42
2 Milton Keynes Dons 20 41
3 Swindon Town 21 41
4 Preston North End 21 41
5 Sheffield United 21 33
6 Rochdale 21 31
7 Notts County 20 31
8 Bradford City 21 30
9 Peterborough United 21 30
10 Oldham Athletic 21 30
11 Chesterfield 21 28
12 Fleetwood Town 21 27
13 Walsall 21 27
14 Barnsley 21 26
15 Port Vale 21 26
16 Doncaster Rovers 20 26
17 Coventry City 21 25
18 Scunthorpe United 20 23
19 Gillingham 21 22
20 Crawley Town 21 22
21 Colchester United 21 20
22 Yeovil Town 21 20
23 Leyton Orient 21 19
24 Crewe Alexandra 21 19