The Shrimps took a vital three points with this win over Burton Albion.
Morecambe took the lead on 13 minutes. Phil Jevons crossed from the left, Jimmy Spencer volleyed back across goal and Chris McCready
was in the right place at the right time to score from close range.
Burton came back in the second half with Jacques Maghoma twice firing wide before Danny Carlton doubled the Shrimps' advantage with a superb finish on 67 minutes. The Burton defence failed to clear and Carlton let fly with a stunning right foot volley that beat Legzdins to his right.
Burton came back strongly however and pulled a goal back 12 minutes from time after a smart move. Jacques Maghoma exchanged passes with Adam Bolder and the former slotted the ball under Barry Roche for a neat finish.
Carlton had two good chances to add to the Shrimps' tally and Burton came close to an injury time equaliser when Sam Winnall's overhead kick flew inches wide of the left hand post oin the 95th minute.
Morecambe - Roche; Parrish, Haining, McCready, Cowperthwaite; Hurst, Drummond, Hunter, Holdsworth, Jevons;, Spencer. Subs: Walker (Gk), Wraighte. Bentley, Aley, Shuker, Brown, Carlton.
Burton - Legzdins; Corbett, Moore, Parkes, Webster; Penn, Bolder, McGrath, Maghoma; Winnall, Walker. Subs: Poole (gk), James, Phillips, Pearson, Young, Dyer, Zola.