Ipswich 2-0 Shrewsbury: George Hurst and Massimo Luongo lead the Tractor Boys to victory
Ipswich extended their winning streak to six games and continued to put pressure on the top two places in League One after a 2-0 win in the play-offs chasing Shrewsbury.
The goal came from a header by George Hurst and a strike by Massimo Luongo to put them two points behind second-placed Plymouth.
Luke Leahy sent Ipswich goalkeeper Christian Walton full force with a header over the bar, while on the other side Nathan Broadhead slammed a free-kick into the Shrewsbury wall.
Ipswich gave Hurst the lead in the 15th minute. He matched a cross from Wes Barnes and his effort was out of Marco Marosi’s hands.
Walton had to stay low to block Jordan Shipley’s shot.
Conor Chaplin scored a goal in the 50th minute, but his effort was ruled out, but two minutes later his insane run into the penalty area sent the ball down to Luongo, putting the hosts further forward. bottom.
Then Hurst’s shot hit the foot of the post, Harry Clarke’s long dipping volley over the bar and Chay Dunkley’s header hit the Ipswich crossbar to score another three for the Tractor Boys.