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Victoria Park, Hartlepool United (ATT 3,640) 7th September 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: M Heywood

Hartlepool Hartlepool United vs Wycombe Wanderers Wycombe

Hartlepool 1

J Poole (90+3)

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Wycombe 2

M Kretzschmar (51, 69)

Chairboys leave Pools' standing

Last Updated: 07/09/13 6:47pm

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Gareth Ainsworth: Second win of the season

Gareth Ainsworth: Second win of the season

Hartlepool remain without a win in League Two this season after a 2-1 home defeat to Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday.

Substitute Max Kretzschmar scored two second-half goals at the Chairboys enjoyed their first away win of the campaign.

Home sub James Poole netted Pools' first league goal of the season but it was too little, too late.

Hartlepool, who scored five in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy in midweek against Bradford, had the first chance after 17 minutes when Andy Monkhouse's shot was blocked.

They went close again 10 minutes later from a frantic goalmouth scramble as midfielder Billy Knott cleared a Christian Burgess shot off the line.

Wycombe's first opening came after 40 minutes when a teasing ball from the left by Sam Wood evaded the on-rushing Steven Craig.

But the half-time introduction of Kretzschmar changed the game. He sent over a corner after 47 minutes which Craig headed over before opening the scoring himself two minutes later - the midfielder cracking a fine low finish into the bottom corner of the net from 25 yards.

Home goalkeeper Scott Flinders saved well from Stuart Lewis before Kretzschmar struck again. This time, after Pools lost possession, the Chairboys broke away and the substitute took Knott's pass and confidently clipped his finish past Flinders.

Hartlepool finally got on the scoresheet when Poole headed in from close range.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 20 41
2 Burton Albion 22 40
3 Shrewsbury Town 20 37
4 Luton Town 20 37
5 Southend United 21 35
6 Plymouth Argyle 20 34
7 Newport County AFC 20 34
8 Exeter City 21 34
9 Bury 20 30
10 Morecambe 20 30
11 Cambridge United 21 29
12 Accrington Stanley 20 29
13 Portsmouth 21 27
14 AFC Wimbledon 20 27
15 Stevenage 20 25
16 Northampton Town 20 24
17 Oxford United 20 24
18 Cheltenham Town 20 24
19 Mansfield Town 20 23
20 Dagenham & Redbridge 20 21
21 Tranmere Rovers 22 20
22 York City 20 19
23 Carlisle United 20 18
24 Hartlepool United 20 12