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York City 1-1 Plymouth Argyle

Plymouth's Tope Obadeyi cancelled out a Ryan Bowman goal for York as the League Two strugglers shared the points.

The hosts were denied early when Chris Smith's header was somehow kept out by Luke McCormick, and the keeper made two more vital saves before the break.

York's pressure paid off just after the restart, Bowman heading home a Luke O'Neill cross - the first goal Plymouth had conceded in almost 500 minutes.

But Argyle substitute Obadeyi soon levelled, heading in at the back post.

The result leaves Plymouth 18th, and York a place and two points behind.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

York City manager Nigel Worthington told BBC Radio York:

"I thought the first half we were excellent, the only thing we didn't do was score the all important goal and then you can probably get in at half-time and look to win the game from there.

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Post-match: York City boss Worthington

"Second half we wanted to go and try and crank it up a little bit and turn the screw and see the game through.

"We've got a very good goal then we conceded a silly free-kick, we didn't defend it and they scored.

"When you're on top as much as we were in the first half you really have to go and try and kill the game off.

Line-ups

York

  • 24Ingham
  • 30O'NeillSubstituted forClayat 90+3'minutes
  • 3Davies
  • 14Montrose
  • 4SmithBooked at 69mins
  • 6Parslow
  • 2Oyebanjo
  • 29Whitehouse
  • 19Bowman
  • 9Fletcher
  • 11JarvisSubstituted forChambersat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Kettings
  • 5McGurk
  • 8Clay
  • 10Chambers
  • 16Fyfield
  • 17Cresswell
  • 18Platt

Plymouth

  • 23McCormick
  • 2Berry
  • 28ReckordSubstituted forYoungat 45'minutes
  • 16Trotman
  • 5BranstonBooked at 58minsSubstituted forGurrieriat 59'minutes
  • 4Blanchard
  • 6Hourihane
  • 17NelsonBooked at 61mins
  • 7Alessandra
  • 9Reid
  • 8BocoBooked at 20minsSubstituted forObadeyiat 54'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Cole
  • 3Blackman
  • 11Blizzard
  • 14Young
  • 18Harvey
  • 26Obadeyi
  • 27Gurrieri
Referee:
Seb Stockbridge
Attendance:
3,803

Match Stats

Home TeamYorkAway TeamPlymouth
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home9
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home10
Away0
Fouls
Home7
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, York City 1, Plymouth Argyle 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, York City 1, Plymouth Argyle 1.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Craig Clay replaces Luke O'Neill because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Durrell Berry (Plymouth Argyle).

Lanre Oyebanjo (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Hand ball by Durrell Berry (Plymouth Argyle).

Attempt missed. Luke Young (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Tope Obadeyi (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Elliot Whitehouse (York City).

Attempt blocked. Conor Hourihane (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Tope Obadeyi (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Ashley Chambers replaces Ryan Jarvis.

Foul by Lewis Alessandra (Plymouth Argyle).

Chris Smith (York City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Luke Young (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).

Corner, York City. Conceded by Andres Gurrieri.

Neal Trotman (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).

Foul by Luke Young (Plymouth Argyle).

Ryan Bowman (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Chris Smith (York City) is shown the yellow card.

Lewis Alessandra (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Chris Smith (York City).

Corner, York City. Conceded by Neal Trotman.

Goal!

Goal! York City 1, Plymouth Argyle 1. Tope Obadeyi (Plymouth Argyle) header from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Neal Trotman following a set piece situation.

Tope Obadeyi (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke O'Neill (York City).

Corner, York City. Conceded by Durrell Berry.

Attempt blocked. Luke O'Neill (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle).

Ryan Bowman (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Andres Gurrieri replaces Guy Branston.

Booking

Guy Branston (Plymouth Argyle) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Guy Branston (Plymouth Argyle).

Lanre Oyebanjo (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Tope Obadeyi replaces Romuald Boco.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Oxford Utd168531229
2Chesterfield16853929
3Rochdale16925529
4Fleetwood16916928
5Southend16826626
6Newport16754526
7Dag & Red16754426
8Morecambe16745125
9Wimbledon16736224
10Exeter16736124
11Burton16736024
12Scunthorpe16664-224
13Wycombe15636221
14Hartlepool16637021
15Mansfield16565-221
16Portsmouth15555-320
17Cheltenham16556-520
18Plymouth16547-519
19York16457-317
20Bristol Rovers16367-615
21Bury16358-414
22Accrington16358-814
23Torquay16358-1014
24Northampton16349-813
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