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Fleetwood Town v Bristol Rovers at Highbury.Jamille Mtt and Mark McChrystal.

Fleetwood Town v Bristol Rovers at Highbury.Jamille Mtt and Mark McChrystal.

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FLEETWOOD Town put up little fight as they were rolled over at home by strugglers Bristol Rovers.

Graham Alexander mades four changes to his side, Jamille Matt starting up front in place of Alex Titchiner while Shaun Beeley returning at right back - his 200th start for Town.

Anthony Barry was rewarded for his second half performance at Northampton with a starting place in central midfield, Gareth Evans coming in on the right, replacing Damien Johnson.

But Town found themselves behind after just five minutes, a low cross from the Rovers left allowed to run across the box, Danny Woodards on hand to smash the ball home at the back post.

Things got worse for Fleetwood after 27 minutes, the home side not dealing with a simple throw in, Ellior Richards skipping past Alan Goodall and slotting the ball low past Scott Davies.

Junior Brown came close to pulling one back for the home side with three minutes of the first half remaining, his shot saved by Steve Mildenhall.

And five minutes after the break things got worse for Town when John-Joe O’Toole launched a rocket from the edge of the box, Davies with no chance.

Town created little in response, their best chance coming when Mark McCrystal stooped to head a Junior Brown cross behind, almost turning the ball into his own net.