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banner Sunday, 18 November, 2001, 17:29 GMT
Lewes 0-2 Stoke

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Lewes' decision to switch their FA Cup first-round tie to the Britannia Stadium backfired as Stoke cruised to a comfortable win.

Stoke started brightly with Chris Iwelumo heading the ball inches wide in the sixth minute, and Belarus international Siarhei Shtaniuk attempted an ambitious long-range effort after 15 minutes which was easily gathered by Ross Standen.

City's persistence was rewarded three minutes later when Shtaniuk headed the ball across the face of goal for Peter Handyside to power it home.

Lewes were struggling to contain the Division Two side, who almost extended their lead after 30 minutes when James O'Connor drilled a shot from just inside the area which Standen tipped round the post.

Stoke continued to dominate after the break and added the second goal after 57 minutes. Bjarni Gudjonsson's corner was headed home by Brynjar Gunnarsson.

Lewes' best chance came in the last minute but Gavin Ward parried Dominic Shepherd's close-range shot.


Lewes: Standen, Harris, Cameron Johnson, McCallum, Hack, Cable, Venables, Thomsett, Stokes, Dicker, Francis. Subs: Newman, Shepherd, Beeston, Andy Johnson, Clark.

Stoke: Ward, Clarke, Thomas, Handyside, Shtaniuk, Vandeurzen, Gudjonsson, Gunnarsson, O'Connor, Hoekstra, Iwelumo. Subs: Cutler, Cooke, Neal, Goodfellow, Rowson.

Referee: J Ross (Chingford).

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