Accrington Stanley 0-2 Ipswich: Tractor Boys triumph at The Crown Ground

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Ipswich Town eased past Accrington Stanley in a 2-0 victory on Saturday at The Crown Ground. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were each keen to pick up points. Accrington Stanley were aiming to improve their league standing after a scoreless draw against Exeter City in their previous match. Ipswich Town had managed to pick up a point in their matchup with Barnsley. Accrington Stanley are now in 18th place, with 7 points from 7 matches, while Ipswich Town sit in 1st, with 17 points from 7.

After a goalless first half, Ipswich Town continued to pile on the pressure in the second period and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Conor Chaplin, at 79 minutes. They then scored again, pulling level thanks to a goal from Wes Burns just before the final whistle to make it 2-0.

Substitutions for Accrington Stanley included Korede Yemi Adedoyin, Josh Woods, Shaun Whalley and Bailey Sloane for Joe Pritchard, Korede Yemi Adedoyin, Matt Lowe and Ethan Hamilton, respectively. Ipswich Town brought on Freddie Ladapo, Conor Chaplin, Greg Leigh, Dominic Ball and Gassan Ahadme, to replace Kayden Jackson, Tyreece John-Jules, Leif Davis, Wes Burns and Marcus Harness.

There were bookings for Tommy Leigh, Doug Tharme and Ethan Hamilton from Accrington Stanley, and Luke Woolfenden, Leif Davis and Wes Burns, for Ipswich Town.

Accrington Stanley will next travel to Lincoln City, while Ipswich Town will face Cambridge Utd at home.

Technical card:
Accrington Stanley:Joe Pritchard (Korede Yemi Adedoyin, min.46), Tommy Leigh, Matt Lowe (Shaun Whalley, min.79), Doug Tharme and Ethan Hamilton (Bailey Sloane, min.90)
Ipswich Town:Luke Woolfenden, Leif Davis (Greg Leigh, min.81), Kayden Jackson (Freddie Ladapo, min.61), Tyreece John-Jules (Conor Chaplin, min.62), Wes Burns (Dominic Ball, min.89) and Marcus Harness (Gassan Ahadme, min.90)
Stadium:The Crown Ground
Goals:Conor Chaplin (0-1, min. 79) and Wes Burns (0-2, min. 87)