Wycombe Wanderers secured their first FA Cup first round victory in seven seasons as they defeated Bradford City 2-1 at Valley Parade. 

The hosts started off the cup tie the better as Emmanuel Osadebe had three shots from range, but they all went wide of Max Stryjek’s goal.

Jamie Walker tried his luck whilst Bobby Pointon also went close, but each attempt missed the target and didn’t force Wanderers’ number one into a save.

And the Bantams would go on to rue their missed chances as Wycombe took the lead on 17 minutes.

A cross from Jasper Pattenden caused chaos in the Bradford box, and after the ball was flicked on by David Wheeler, Killian Phillips fired home his first goal for the club.

The Chairboys then double their lead 14 minutes later after some brilliant play by Freddie Potts.

The on-loan West Ham United man initially lost possession outside the Bradford box, but immediately won it off Osadebe.

His pin-point cross was then invertedly headed into his own goal by Sam Stubbs to give Wanderers a two-goal cushion.

Wycombe were in cruise control as the ex-Premier League side lacked any real threat.

However, Bradford came out in the second period all guns blazing.

Andy Cook, Brad Halliday, Tyler Smith and Liam Ridhalgh all tried their luck, but heroic defending from Joe Low, Ryan Tafazolli and Richard Keogh kept them at bay until minute 66, when they pulled on back as Walker’s deflected effort looped over Stryjek.

It made it a nervy ending in West Yorkshire, but Wycombe held on to secure their first win in four, whilst also making it five unbeaten on the road.