Scunthorpe 0-1 Stevenage: Elliott List strike ensures Boro end with a win

Saturday 8 May 2021 17:20, UK

Top scorer Elliott List ensured Stevenage enjoyed a winning end to the season with his second-half header earning a 1-0 victory at Scunthorpe.

The front man nodded in his 11th goal of the campaign just before the hour mark, settling a tight affair in which chances were at a premium.

List was always the most likely source of a goal for the visitors, and having been inches away from getting on the end of a low centre by Tom Pett midway through the first half, he later headed over from Joe Martin’s hanging cross.

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Scunthorpe struggled to create much despite some bright play in the middle of the park, with John McAtee’s effort that flew straight at keeper Jamie Cumming in first-half stoppage time proving their only effort on target.

Arthur Read stung the palms of home keeper Mark Howard with a 25-yard strike not long after the break, before the visitors snatched the all-important goal.


Remeao Hutton floated in a cross following a quickly-taken corner in the 59th minute and List headed home.

Though the Iron tried to find a way back into the game, a shot from substitute Harry Jessop that was blasted over the bar and into an empty stand was the closest they came.

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