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[20 NOV 00] COVENTRY CITY MATCH REPORT - PREMIERSHIP
Coventry City (0) 0
Ipswich Town (0) 1

A single injury time goal took Coventry to their fifth successive defeat and further piled the pressure on Strachan's managerial position.

KEY EVENTS

12 min Hreidarsson heads over from close range.
18 min Chippo's 25 yard swerving effort is narrowly wide.
25 min Holland's 25 yard effort is tipped round by Kirkland.
26 min Kirkland saves well from Stewart.
30 min Thompson's 25 yarder inches wide.
54 min Stewart's deflection goes just over the bar.
65 min Telfer's powerful shot well saved by Wright.
72 min Thompson's free kick seems to hit the bar but Wright got a finger to it.
82 min Thompson heads narrowly over after a good run from Bellamy.
92 min Wilnis' glancing header from Reuser's cross wins the game.

MATCH FACTS by Jim Brown

COVENTRY:
Chris Kirkland: Gary Breen, Marc Edworthy, Paul Telfer, Paul Williams, Mo Konjic, David Thompson, Youssef Chippo, Cedric Roussel (John Aloisi 68), Craig Bellamy, Moustapha Hadji
Subs not used:
Alan Miller, Richard Shaw, John Eustace, Gavin Strachan

IPSWICH:
Richard Wright: Fabian Wilnis, Hermann Hreidarsson, Jim Magilton, Marc Venus, John McGreal (Titus Bramble 70), Jermaine Wright (Martijn Reuser 68), Matt Holland, Marcus Stewart, James Scowcroft, Jamie Clapham
Subs not used:
Mike Salmon, David Johnson, Richard Naylor

GOALS:
Ipswich - Wilnis (92)

REFEREE: D Elleray (Harrow)

BOOKINGS:  [CHECK CITY BOOKINGS FOR THE SEASON TO DATE]
Coventry - Chippo (67, foul on Wilnis)
Ipswich - Wilnis (81, foul on Hadji)

ATTENDANCE: 19,322

LEAGUE POSITIONS AFTER THIS MATCH:
Coventry - 17th
Ipswich - 5th

INTERESTING FACT:
Five successive defeats for City. The worst run of defeats since 1991-92 when they lost five in a row
under Terry Butcher's management.
    

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