Davis delight at Alex display

Crewe manager Steve Davis felt his forwards were "a constant menace" as they earned a 2-1 victory at Shrewsbury in the JPT.

Last Updated: 10/10/12 at 14:14   

Davis: Thrilled with performance

Davis: Thrilled with performance

Skipper Luke Murphy fired Alex in front in the ninth minute before Max Clayton doubled their advantage 12 minutes into the second half with his first goal in eight games.

A huge error from goalkeeper Alan Martin gifted Shrewsbury sub Asa Hall a goal. Martin then made amends by stopping another long-range drive from Hall with his feet before making an even better save to divert a Jon Taylor shot round his near post.

The pace and movement of Clayton, Mathias Pogba and Ajay Leitch-Smith troubled Shrewsbury throughout and Davis said: "I thought we controlled the first half with our football and caused them some problems with how we set up. I tried to do something different.

"I thought our front players were a constant menace and it took them a while to get to grips with what we were doing before they dropped somebody on to Chuks [Aneke] and matched us up.

"The three in midfield played a bit deeper and got the three in front of them running at them and causing some problems by interchanging positions so I was delighted with that."

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