Glovers crumble under Iron weight

Two first-half goals set up a 2-1 win for Scunthorpe at 10-man Yeovil which lifted them up to third place in the League One promotion race.

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Hooper (r): On target for the Iron

Hooper (r): On target for the Iron

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The Iron took the lead after 25 minutes as Gary Thompson's incisive cross from the by-line found Sam Togwell who tapped home from close range.

Yeovil's troubles worsened when skipper Terry Skiverton was sent off for an off-the-ball elbowing offence in the 34th minute and they fell further behind moments before the interval.

Iron striker Gary Hooper chased a route-one ball from the back and planted it low past the left hand of keeper Josh Wagenaar right on half-time.

Scunthorpe were content to knock the ball around in the second half but the Glovers gave them a brief fright in stoppage time when Andre McCollin headed home a right-wing corner.

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