Wrexham   2 - 0   Lincoln City

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Mathias Pogba scored twice as Blue Square Bet Premier leaders Wrexham completed a double over Lincoln City with victory at the Racecourse Ground.

The home side went ahead on 11 minutes when Pogba's 20-yard shot was deflected past visiting keeper Paul Farman.

Wrexham then doubled their lead from a disputed penalty after Andy Morrell's shot was handled by John Nutter.

Pogba stepped up to take the 61st minute spot-kick, sending Farman the wrong way to secure Wrexham's victory.

Lincoln failed to trouble keeper Joslain Mayebi as Wrexham secured their eighth win in 12 games under player-manager Morrell.

Victory was enough to keep Wrexham on top, but only on goal difference from Fleetwood, who beat Stockport County 2-1 in the day's late kick-off.

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Wrexham player-manager Andy Morrell told BBC Radio Wales:

"They started well, which we said they would. We were able to get through that period and then we scored, against the run of play a little bit.

"But then I thought we took control and well merited the three points.

"I'm not going to single anybody out because I thought everybody did great."

Imps manager David Holdsworth told BBC Lincolnshire:

"We're going home empty-handed, which is disappointing. In the first half you would not have recognised which side were the league leaders and which side were supposedly struggling so there are a lot of positives in the way the boys applied themselves.

"Their first goal took a deflection off Mitch Nelson's foot when Paul had it covered, so that little thing turned into a big thing because at that point we were on top and the league leaders weren't giving us any problems.

"For the penalty the linesman was three yards away, the referee 63 yards away, with players between him and the ball. It was an incredible decision and a game-changing decision because, at 1-0, we were well in the game."

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Saturday, 19 November 2011

BSB Premier

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Wrexham 2-0 Lincoln City FT
(HT 1-0)
  • Pogba 11
  • Pogba (pen) 61

    Wrexham

    • 25 Mayebi
    • 02 Obeng
    • 03 Ashton yellow card
    • 04 Creighton yellow card
    • 06 Harris (Fowler 81)
    • 18 Tolley
    • 20 Knight-Percival
    • 26 Clarke
    • 09 Wright
    • 11 Morrell (Speight 77 yellow card)
    • 24 Pogba

    Substitutes

    • 21 Maxwell,
    • 23 Westwood,
    • 07 Cieslewicz,
    • 08 Fowler,
    • 10 Speight

    Lincoln City

    • 28 Farman
    • 02 Hinds
    • 03 Nutter yellow card
    • 13 Sinclair
    • 16 Nelson
    • 08 Power
    • 17 Nicolau (Medley 62)
    • 23 O'Keefe yellow card (Russell 81)
    • 09 Perry
    • 12 Platt
    • 14 Smith (Laurent 38)

    Substitutes

    • 21 Draper,
    • 05 Gowling,
    • 15 Russell,
    • 11 Laurent,
    • 32 Medley
    Ref: WestAtt: 3,424
    WREXHAM
    LINCOLN CITY

    Possession

    • Wrexham 69%
    • Lincoln City 31%

    Attempts on target

    • Wrexham 3
    • Lincoln City 0

    Attempts off target

    • Wrexham 4
    • Lincoln City 4

    Corners

    • Wrexham 4
    • Lincoln City 4

    Fouls

    • Wrexham 12
    • Lincoln City 10
    • Final Result
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+3:17 The final whistle is blown by the referee.
    • 90:00+0:37 Long distance shot from Jamie Tolley misses to the left of the target.
    • 89:30 Short corner taken by Jamie Tolley from the right by-line.
    • 87:18 Booking The referee books Jake Speight for unsporting behaviour.
    • 87:02 The referee blows for offside against Jake Speight. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Farman.
    • 86:37 Richard Hinds gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jake Speight. Neil Ashton takes the direct free kick.
    • 84:38 The assistant referee signals for offside against Jake Speight. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Farman.
    • 82:01 Foul by Conal Platt on Jake Speight, free kick awarded. Joslain Mayebi restarts play with the free kick.
    • 80:36 Free kick taken by Paul Farman.
    • 80:36 Substitution Simon Russell is brought on as a substitute for Josh O'Keefe.
    • 80:36 Unfair challenge on Mitchell Nelson by Neil Ashton results in a free kick.
    • 80:02 Corner taken right-footed by Jamie Tolley.
    • 80:02 Substitution Lee Fowler replaces Jay Harris.
    • 76:12 Joslain Mayebi takes the direct free kick.
    • 76:12 Substitution Jake Speight is brought on as a substitute for Andrew Morrell.
    • 76:12 Francis Laurent gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mathias Pogba.
    • 75:19 Andrew Morrell takes a shot. Save made by Paul Farman.
    • 73:06 Foul by Mark Creighton on Kyle Perry, free kick awarded. The ball is crossed by John Nutter, Effort on goal by Alan Power from long range goes over the bar.
    • 72:03 Jay Harris has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
    • 71:19 Outswinging corner taken left-footed by John Nutter from the left by-line, clearance by Joe Clarke.
    • 69:26 The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Neil Ashton.
    • 68:56 The referee blows for offside. Paul Farman restarts play with the free kick.
    • 64:16 The assistant referee flags for offside against Luke Medley. Joslain Mayebi restarts play with the free kick.
    • 61:16 Substitution (Lincoln City) makes a substitution, with Luke Medley coming on for Nicky Nicolau.
    • 61:00 GOAL - Mathias PogbaWrexham 2 - 0 Lincoln City Mathias Pogba scores a placed penalty. Wrexham 2-0 Lincoln City.
    • 58:54 Booking John Nutter is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
    • 58:49 John Nutter is penalised for a handball.
    • 53:29 Francis Laurent fouled by Jamie Tolley, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Farman restarts play with the free kick.
    • 51:09 Free kick awarded for a foul by Richard Hinds on Danny Wright. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Jamie Tolley. The offside flag is raised against Mark Creighton. Free kick taken by Paul Farman.
    • 50:46 Foul by Danny Wright on Richard Hinds, free kick awarded. Paul Farman takes the direct free kick.
    • 49:47 Corner taken left-footed by Neil Ashton from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Nicky Nicolau.
    • 47:48 Jay Harris challenges Alan Power unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alan Power takes the direct free kick.
    • 45:20 Corner taken by John Nutter from the right by-line, clearance by Neil Ashton.
    • 45:01 The second half begins.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+3:59 The match has reached half-time.
    • 45:00+1:45 Conal Platt challenges Neil Ashton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jamie Tolley delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance made by Kyle Perry. Neil Ashton takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Conal Platt.
    • 44:57 Free kick awarded for a foul by Jamie Tolley on Richard Hinds. Paul Farman restarts play with the free kick.
    • 42:55 Long range shot by Josh O'Keefe goes wide right of the goal.
    • 37:50 The free kick is delivered left-footed by John Nutter from left wing, Mark Creighton manages to make a clearance.
    • 37:50 Booking Caution for Mark Creighton.
    • 37:40 Foul by Mark Creighton on Nicky Nicolau, free kick awarded.
    • 37:11 Substitution Francis Laurent joins the action as a substitute, replacing Sam Smith.
    • 35:50 Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Creighton on Richard Hinds. Direct free kick taken by Paul Farman.
    • 33:52 Curtis Obeng takes the free kick.
    • 33:52 Booking Josh O'Keefe shown a yellow card.
    • 33:37 Foul by Josh O'Keefe on Mathias Pogba, free kick awarded.
    • 28:36 Richard Hinds concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Morrell. Jamie Tolley shoots direct from the free kick, save made by Paul Farman.
    • 28:05 Richard Hinds gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Curtis Obeng. Free kick taken by Joslain Mayebi.
    • 27:18 Nicky Nicolau crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.
    • 27:18 Booking Neil Ashton is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.
    • 27:10 Alan Power fouled by Neil Ashton, the ref awards a free kick.
    • 24:12 Jay Harris takes a shot.
    • 21:04 Shot from just outside the penalty box by Jay Harris misses to the left of the target.
    • 20:20 Kyle Perry is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Nathaniel Knight-Percival.
    • 18:31 Free kick awarded for a foul by Nathaniel Knight-Percival on Kyle Perry. John Nutter crosses the ball, Richard Hinds produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
    • 17:38 The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Joslain Mayebi.
    • 16:23 The assistant referee flags for offside against Sam Smith. Joslain Mayebi takes the indirect free kick.
    • 14:51 Danny Wright fouled by Richard Hinds, the ref awards a free kick. Neil Ashton takes the free kick.
    • 10:33 GOAL - Mathias PogbaWrexham 1 - 0 Lincoln City Mathias Pogba grabs a goal from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Wrexham 1-0 Lincoln City.
    • 8:53 Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Morrell on Alan Power. Richard Hinds takes the direct free kick.
    • 8:13 Corner from the right by-line taken by John Nutter, clearance by Joslain Mayebi.
    • 5:44 Corner taken left-footed by John Nutter from the left by-line, Neil Ashton manages to make a clearance.
    • 4:29 Conal Platt challenges Neil Ashton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Neil Ashton.
    • 3:46 Shot from just outside the box by Sam Smith misses to the left of the target.
    • 2:44 Free kick awarded for a foul by Curtis Obeng on Nicky Nicolau. Free kick taken by John Nutter.
    • 0:00 The referee gets the match started.

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    BSB Premier table snapshot

    As it stood on 19 Nov 2011 23:59 UK

    Position Team P GD PTS
    1 Wrexham 20 21 43
    2 Fleetwood 20 15 43
    3 Southport 20 4 38
    4 Cambridge 20 12 37
    5 York 20 18 36
    6 Gateshead 20 3 35
    7 Luton 20 15 34
    8 Kidderminster 20 7 34
    9 Mansfield 19 7 31
    10 Braintree Town 20 4 30
    11 Tamworth 19 4 30
    12 Barrow 20 1 30
    13 Forest Green 20 11 29
    14 Darlington 20 -4 28
    15 Ebbsfleet Utd 21 -1 25
    16 Grimsby 20 -6 22
    17 Kettering 20 -12 20
    18 Stockport 21 -7 19
    19 AFC Telford 20 -7 19
    20 Lincoln City 20 -12 19
    21 Hayes & Yeading 20 -13 17
    22 Newport 20 -9 16
    23 Alfreton Town 20 -29 11
    24 Bath City 20 -22 8

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