Alsop is record breaker: Match Review

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Julian Alsop broke Cheltenham's league goalscoring record and eased their relegation fears in a 1-0 win over Lincoln.

The striker fired in a rebound in the 47th minute after Josh Low's left-foot shot was blocked on the line by Paul Green.

It was Alsop's 39th goal in two spells with the Robins and he came close to a second late on when he struck the woodwork.

Cheltenham went close just before the interval when Justin Richards' shot was brilliantly cleared off the line by Joe Anderson after a mix-up in the Imps defence.

Earlier the visitors' Davide Somma saw a goal ruled out for offside and the striker also smashed a left foot shot just inches wide.

The Imps peppered Scott Brown's goal from the off with midfielder Matt Saunders drilling a shot just wide and Chris Herd was closer still but his dipping shot was straight at Brown.

At the other end Alsop's first time shot drew a save from Rob Burch while Robins winger Medy Elito flashed a volley just wide for the Robins.

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Joe Anderson
Colchester United
Justin Richards
Bristol City
Chris Herd
Joe Anderson
Paul Green
Medy Elito
Cheltenham Town
Medy Elito
Paul Green
Julian Alsop
Davide Somma
League Two
Scott Brown
Scott Brown

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