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Sky Bet League 2

Victoria Road (ATT 2,027) 22nd February 2014 - Kick off 15:00

Dag + Red Dagenham & Redbridge vs Plymouth Argyle Plymouth

Dag + Red 1

Z Hines (23)

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Plymouth 2

R Reid (5)
L Alessandra (33)

Pilgrims leapfrog Daggers

Last Updated: 22/02/14 6:05pm

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Lewis Alessandra: Netted the winner

Lewis Alessandra: Netted the winner

Plymouth Argyle leapfrogged their hosts as they hung on for a hard-fought 2-1 victory at Dagenham & Redbridge.

John Sheridan's men faced a late onslaught, but the hosts could not find an equaliser.

A cracking first half saw Plymouth go in front after just five minutes.

Conor Hourihane cracked in a shot which struck the crossbar, with Reuben Reid perfectly placed to knock in the rebound to register his 15th goal of the season.

The Daggers dragged themselves back into contention, and levelled in the 23rd minute when Zavon Hines dived in to stab home a low cross from Adebayo Azeez.

Argyle soon hit back, however, and re-took the lead 10 minutes later. This time Matt Parsons' pinpoint cross was superbly volleyed home by Lewis Alessandra.

Parsons almost made it 3-1 shortly after the restart, but his volleyed effort flew inches wide.

Luke Norris then almost made an immediate impact for Dagenham as he went close barely a minute after coming on.

Hines came closest to a late leveller when he almost bundled home at the near post.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 21 42
2 Shrewsbury Town 21 40
3 Luton Town 21 40
4 Burton Albion 22 40
5 Plymouth Argyle 21 37
6 Southend United 21 35
7 Newport County AFC 21 34
8 Exeter City 22 34
9 Bury 21 31
10 Morecambe 21 30
11 Accrington Stanley 21 30
12 Cambridge United 21 29
13 Stevenage 21 28
14 Portsmouth 21 27
15 AFC Wimbledon 21 27
16 Mansfield Town 21 26
17 Oxford United 21 25
18 Cheltenham Town 21 25
19 Northampton Town 21 24
20 Dagenham & Redbridge 21 21
21 Carlisle United 21 21
22 York City 21 20
23 Tranmere Rovers 21 19
24 Hartlepool United 21 13