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Altrincham 2-2 Forest Green Rovers

Ten-man Forest Green extended their unbeaten run to seven games with a hard-earned point at Altrincham.

Jon Parkin's unstoppable shot from outside the area, his ninth goal in seven games, gave Rovers an early lead.

Kyle Perry pounced on a loose ball to level moments later, before Damian Reeves's 15th of the season put Altrincham ahead at the break.

Daniel Coles was dismissed for a second booking, but not before Rob Sinclair finished James Marwood's cross for 2-2.

Rovers maintain their place in the play-offs, four points clear of sixth-placed Eastleigh.

Forest Green Rovers manager Ady Pennock told BBC Radio Gloucestershire:

"I thought we were the second best team for a good hour, I thought they played really well.

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Pennock on Altrincham v Forest Green

"We're conceding straight after scoring and we're not learning at the moment, that's the problem.

"We've got to do something because we just switched off, the first goal was terrible from our point of view.

"I was pleased to go in at 2-1 down, because they were on the front foot today. There are some games where you're on top and others where you're not and I'd like to give them a lot of credit because they deserve it."

Line-ups

Altrincham

  • 1Coburn
  • 2Densmore
  • 5Havern
  • 16MarshallBooked at 75mins
  • 3Griffin
  • 8Richman
  • 4Moult
  • 7LawrieBooked at 88mins
  • 11CleeSubstituted forSinnottat 88'minutes
  • 10Reeves
  • 14Perry

Substitutes

  • 6Leather
  • 9Gillespie
  • 17Parton
  • 18Williams
  • 26Sinnott

Forest Green

  • 1Russell
  • 2Pipe
  • 4Clough
  • 26ColesBooked at 73mins
  • 10KellySubstituted forBennettat 67'minutes
  • 33Marwood
  • 19Sinclair
  • 8WedgburyBooked at 80mins
  • 18FrearSubstituted forKamdjoat 77'minutes
  • 17GuthrieSubstituted forNorwoodat 58'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 20Parkin

Substitutes

  • 6Bennett
  • 7Norwood
  • 9Fleetwood
  • 12Kamdjo
  • 13Arnold
Referee:
Robert Jones
Attendance:
1,071

Match Stats

Home TeamAltrinchamAway TeamForest Green
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home21
Away9
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home10
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Altrincham 2, Forest Green Rovers 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Altrincham 2, Forest Green Rovers 2.

Foul by Dale Bennett (Forest Green Rovers).

Adam Griffin (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Attempt blocked. Damian Reeves (Altrincham) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Jon Parkin (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt blocked. Jordan Sinnott (Altrincham) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

James Norwood (Forest Green Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by James Norwood (Forest Green Rovers).

Simon Richman (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Altrincham. Jordan Sinnott replaces Nicky Clee.

Booking

James Lawrie (Altrincham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by James Lawrie (Altrincham).

James Norwood (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Kyle Perry (Altrincham).

Charlie Clough (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Corner, Altrincham.

Attempt missed. Kyle Perry (Altrincham) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Jon Parkin (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Shaun Densmore (Altrincham) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Booking

Sam Wedgbury (Forest Green Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sam Wedgbury (Forest Green Rovers).

Simon Richman (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Foul by Jon Parkin (Forest Green Rovers).

Tom Marshall (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Clovis Kamdjo replaces Elliott Frear.

Attempt missed. Sam Wedgbury (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Booking

Tom Marshall (Altrincham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Tom Marshall (Altrincham).

Jon Parkin (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Daniel Coles (Forest Green Rovers) for a bad foul.

Attempt missed. Nicky Clee (Altrincham) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Nicky Clee (Altrincham) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Foul by Charlie Clough (Forest Green Rovers).

Kyle Perry (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Offside, Forest Green Rovers. James Marwood tries a through ball, but James Marwood is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Dale Bennett replaces Marcus Kelly because of an injury.

Offside, Altrincham. Kyle Perry tries a through ball, but Kyle Perry is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Charlie Clough (Forest Green Rovers) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Marcus Kelly.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers.

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