Leading scorer Chuks Aneke was sent-off as Wolverhampton Wanderers confirmed an instant return to the Championship with a 2-0 victory at Crewe Alexandra.
Kevin McDonald opened the scoring with a deflected shot on the stroke of half-time and Crewe had Aneke dismissed for an elbow on Richard Stearman.
Teenage goalkeeper Ben Garratt had already denied both Bakary Sako’s free-kick and Michael Jacobs’ curling effort by then.
Garratt also kept out Dave Edwards as the visitors pushed for a second following the break before the Welsh international turned to double their advantage midway through the second half.
On loan striker Uche Ikpeazu tried a response but Wolves keeper Carl Ikeme still earned his side a club record 24th clean-sheet of the season.
Crewe Alexandra: Garratt, Tootle, Dugdale, Ellis, Guthrie, Grant, Evans (Nolan 46), Inman (Waters 73), Ikpeazu (Pogba 72), Aneke, Moore
subs (unused): Mellor, Ray, Leitch-Smith, Phillips
Wolverhampton Wanderers: Ikeme, Ricketts, Golbourne, Evans, Stearman, Batth, Sako (Henry 69), McDonald, Dicko (Clarke 78), Edwards, Jacobs
subs: Doherty, Elokobi, Price, McAlinden, McCarey
Goals: McDonald (45), Edwards (66)
Ref: D. Bond
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