Hughes breaks Ince win duck: Match Review

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Lee Hughes' goal two minutes from time earned Paul Ince his first three points as Notts County manager in a 1-0 win over Swindon.

Swindon should have gone ahead in the first half after Matt Ritchie broke down the right and cut the ball back to David Putton six yards out, but the former England Under-21 international's shot was smothered by Rob Burch.

After the break, Ricky Ravenhill and Craig Westcarr had shots from outside the area saved by visiting keeper Phil Smith, and Charlie Austin's goalbound header was hacked off the line by Mike Edwards.

Two Ben Davies free-kicks then edged past the post and Jon-Paul McGovern's shot was gathered by Burch at the second attempt.

But in the 88th minute, Westcarr swung a cross to the far post where substitute Hughes controlled and then stabbed home.

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Matt Ritchie
Mike Edwards
Charlie Austin
Jon-Paul McGovern
League One
Craig Westcarr
Ben Davies
Lee Hughes
Phil Smith
Notts County

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