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6 October 2016

We continue our post-match web feature by looking at all the essentials from Tuesday's 2-0 victory over Shrewsbury Town in the Checkatrade Trophy.

The Iron were guaranteed a place in the last sixteen of the Northern Section of the Checkatrade Trophy following a 2-0 victory over Shrewsbury Town.

A goal in each half won the three points for United to remain top of Group G with Oliver Lancashire putting Conor Townsend's cross into his own net for 1-0, with Jonathon Margetts netting the second on his Scunthorpe debut.

To view a full match report from the game, click here.

Relive our minute-by-minute coverage of the game either on our Twitter page or via our Website Feed, embedded into the website.

To view extended highlights of the game on The Iron PlayerHD, click here.


Click here to view highlights of the Iron's goals from a camera situated behind the goal.

After the game, Graham Alexander said he couldn't have been happier with his side with two goals and a clean sheet. View his written reaction by clicking here.

To view the Iron assistant boss' full interview on The Iron PlayerHD, click here.

Following the game, the club spoke to Charlie Goode and Levi Sutton, the latter making his first start for the club.

To read Charlie's thoughts on the game, click here.

To view Charlie Goode's full interview on The Iron PlayerHD, click here.

To read Levi's thoughts on the game, click here.

To view Levi Sutton's thoughts following the encounter, click here.

You can view a full gallery of the game, presented by photographers Damon Campion and Simon Wright by clicking here or on the image below.

DEBUT GOAL: Jonny Margetts came off the bench to net his first goal in claret and blue and seal the three points.

Norwich City were the big winners on Matchday 2 of the Checkatrade Trophy, beating Barnet 5-0.

Josh Murphy was at the treble for the Canaries as they cruised to three points in their Southern Group F encounter. 

In the same group, MK Dons were 1-0 victors at Peterborough United. 

Wycombe Wanderers were comfortable winners in Group D of the Southern Section, beating West Ham United 3-0, while Coventry saw off Northampton Town 3-1. 

AFC Wimbledon and Swansea City both recorded 2-1 triumphs, as did Millwall, while Luton Town beat West Brom 2-0 and Southend overcame Leyton Orient 1-0. 

Reading notched two points having drawn with Portsmouth before a penalty shoot-out victory, and that was the same story for Bristol Rovers, Swindon Town and Brighton & Hove Albion. 

In the Northern Section, Accrington Stanley beat Chesterfield 4-1 with Terry Gornell scoring twice, while their Lancashire rivals Morecambe won 3-1 at home to Stoke City. 

In the same group as Stanley, Wolves triumphed in a five-goal thriller on the road at Crewe Alexandra. 

Cheltenham Town pulled off a late turnaround to see off Everton 2-1, scoring twice in the last 10 minutes, and that was the same scoreline recorded by Bradford City, Rochdale, Cambridge United and Walsall. 

Elsewhere, Leicester City, Sunderland and Mansfield Town won 1-0 on the road, while Oldham were 2-0 away victors.
Group G
Cambridge United 2-1 Middlesbrough U23's
Scunthorpe United 2-0 Shrewsbury Town


Peterborough United v Bury
Millwall P-P Charlton Athletic
Swindon Town v Bolton Wanderers
Bradford City v Shrewsbury Town
Coventry City P-P Chesterfield
Gillingham v Oldham Athletic
Rochdale v Southend United
Scunthorpe United v Northampton Town
Sheffield United P-P Walsall

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