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Hereford United 2-2 Dartford

Uche Ibemere's late goal rescued a draw for Dartford at Hereford.

Dartford led at the break through Lee Noble, who converted Matt Godden's right-wing cross from close range.

The Bulls then began the second half well, Kevin Krans drilling home a superb equaliser from 25 yards before fellow loan signing Ross Dyer added a second from Dan Walker's headed assist.

Ibemere levelled on 85 minutes when he nodded in Ryan Hayes' cross, before Lee Burns almost won it for the visitors.

Dartford's late equaliser kept them out of the Conference Premier drop zone, while the Bulls remain 16th, having extended their run to just one win in nine matches.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Bulls boss Martin Foyle told BBC Hereford & Worcester:

"I'm disappointed, as we should have scored four goals and should have been out of sight.

"We got hit by a classic sucker punch and all that hard work is undone. But the supporters are not daft and they know there were still so many good things to take from the performance.

"Kevin Krans showed a bit of quality at times and Ross Dyer has come in and done well, but we lost Dom Collins in the warm-up. And that sums up the luck we're having.

"The injuries have killed me. If I had my full XI, I know we'd be up there."

Line-ups

Hereford

  • 1Evans
  • 6Graham
  • 2LeadbitterSubstituted forEdwardsat 89'minutes
  • 3BushBooked at 75mins
  • 5McDonald
  • 7Purdie
  • 19Gwynne
  • 23KransSubstituted forBrownat 73'minutes
  • 36Dyer
  • 9Walker
  • 10SharpSubstituted forBrodieat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 20Odhiambo
  • 14Edwards
  • 24Brodie
  • 21Lloyd-Weston
  • 17Brown

Dartford

  • 1Julian
  • 14Mitchell-King
  • 5ClarkSubstituted forHillat 46'minutes
  • 15Collier
  • 10BradbrookBooked at 14mins
  • 20Burns
  • 6CornhillSubstituted forHayesat 72'minutes
  • 8NobleBooked at 71minsSubstituted forIbemereat 77'minutes
  • 30Woodyard
  • 11Harris
  • 21Godden

Substitutes

  • 27Monger
  • 25Porter
  • 2Hill
  • 18Ibemere
  • 7Hayes
Referee:
Adam Bromley
Attendance:
1,583

Match Stats

Home TeamHerefordAway TeamDartford
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home11
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home11
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Hereford United 2, Dartford 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hereford United 2, Dartford 2.
Corner, Dartford.
Corner, Dartford.
Corner, Dartford.
Foul by Richard Brodie (Hereford United).
Alan Julian (Dartford) wins a free kick.
Corner, Hereford United.
Attempt blocked. Sam Gwynne (Hereford United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Hereford United. Joel Edwards replaces Daniel Leadbitter.
Offside, Dartford. Danny Harris tries a through ball, but Danny Harris is caught offside.
Corner, Dartford.
Attempt saved. Lee Burns (Dartford) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved. Assisted by Ryan Hayes.
Corner, Dartford.

Goal!

Goal! Hereford United 2, Dartford 2. Uche Ibemere (Dartford).
Foul by Chris Bush (Hereford United).
Ryan Hayes (Dartford) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Dan Walker (Hereford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.
Attempt saved. Sam Gwynne (Hereford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.
Foul by Ryan Hayes (Dartford).
Chris Bush (Hereford United) wins a free kick.
Offside, Dartford. Danny Harris tries a through ball, but Danny Harris is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Dartford. Uche Ibemere replaces Lee Noble.

Booking

Chris Bush (Hereford United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Chris Bush (Hereford United).
Ryan Hayes (Dartford) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Hereford United. Jonathan Brown replaces Kevin Krans.

Substitution

Substitution, Dartford. Ryan Hayes replaces Max Cornhill.

Booking

Lee Noble (Dartford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Lee Noble (Dartford).
Daniel Leadbitter (Hereford United) wins a free kick.
Attempt blocked. Max Cornhill (Dartford) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Foul by Richard Brodie (Hereford United).
Elliot Bradbrook (Dartford) wins a free kick.
Corner, Hereford United.
Foul by Mathew Mitchell-King (Dartford).
Ross Dyer (Hereford United) wins a free kick.
Foul by Sam Gwynne (Hereford United).
Elliot Bradbrook (Dartford) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Hereford United 2, Dartford 1. Ross Dyer (Hereford United).

Substitution

Substitution, Hereford United. Richard Brodie replaces Chris Sharp.
Foul by Daniel Leadbitter (Hereford United).
Lee Noble (Dartford) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Chris Sharp (Hereford United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Foul by Lee Noble (Dartford).
Daniel Leadbitter (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Hereford United 1, Dartford 1. Kevin Krans (Hereford United).
Attempt missed. Elliot Bradbrook (Dartford) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by Lee Burns with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Dartford. Josh Hill replaces Kenny Clark.

Second Half

Second Half begins Hereford United 0, Dartford 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Hereford United 0, Dartford 1.
Corner, Hereford United.
Foul by Rod McDonald (Hereford United).
Elliot Bradbrook (Dartford) wins a free kick.
Corner, Hereford United.
Attempt blocked. Rod McDonald (Hereford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.
Foul by Mathew Mitchell-King (Dartford).
Chris Sharp (Hereford United) wins a free kick.
Offside, Hereford United. Chris Sharp tries a through ball, but Chris Sharp is caught offside.
Offside, Hereford United. Dan Walker tries a through ball, but Dan Walker is caught offside.
Corner, Hereford United.
goal

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