Rendell double sends Chairboys third: Match Review

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Scott Rendell bagged a double as Wycombe extended their unbeaten run to eight games with a 2-0 victory over Crewe and maintain their spot in the npower League Two automatic promotion places.

The 24-year-old netted twice in the space of five dramatic late first-half minutes, the second from the spot, but missed out on a hat-trick after missing another penalty in the second half.

It could have all been different though as striker Clayton Donaldson missed a spot-kick of his own for Crewe just 66 seconds before Rendell netted his second.

The game sparked into life four minutes before half-time when Rendell's header flew beyond Rhys Taylor after Andy Sandell's free-kick.

But within a minute the visitors were awarded a penalty when Dave Winfield clumsily fouled Shaun Miller - but League Two top-scorer Donaldson was denied by Nikki Bull.

The miss came back to haunt Crewe as Lee Bell tripped Lionel Ainsworth and Rendell made no mistake in beating Taylor for a second time.

He should have had a hat-trick in the 79th minute but Taylor turned away his second spot kick after Adam Dugdale's handball.

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Shaun Miller
Rhys Taylor
Lee Bell
Clayton Donaldson
Lionel Ainsworth
League Two
Dave Winfield
Andy Sandell
Nikki Bull
Scott Rendell

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