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Hartlepool United 1-2 Accrington Stanley

Seamus Conneely
Seamus Conneely has scored three goals this season

Accrington Stanley moved up to second in League Two with a narrow win at Hartlepool United.

Seamus Conneely gave Stanley an early lead with a firmly struck volley after just three minutes.

Hartlepool levelled through Rakish Bingham's header at the back post before Tarique Fosu-Henry slotted home after Josh Windass had hit a post.

Stanley had started the day in fourth but have now moved ahead of both Oxford and Plymouth.

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Carson
  • 19Richards
  • 6Bates
  • 26Jackson
  • 3Carroll
  • 28Laurent
  • 8WalkerSubstituted forFeatherstoneat 45'minutes
  • 14Woods
  • 30GraySubstituted forJamesat 63'minutes
  • 9BinghamSubstituted forOatesat 82'minutes
  • 7Thomas

Substitutes

  • 2Magnay
  • 12Nelson-Addy
  • 13Bartlett
  • 15Oates
  • 16Featherstone
  • 29Jones
  • 33James

Accrington

  • 1Etheridge
  • 2Pearson
  • 24Hughes
  • 5Davies
  • 22Buxton
  • 7Mingoia
  • 34Halliday
  • 28ConneelyBooked at 28mins
  • 30Fosu-HenrySubstituted forMcCartanat 79'minutes
  • 8WindassBooked at 73mins
  • 29Kee

Substitutes

  • 4Barry
  • 10Gornell
  • 11McConville
  • 12Wakefield
  • 17McCartan
  • 26Boco
  • 33Mooney
Referee:
Steve Martin
Attendance:
3,445

Match Stats

Home TeamHartlepoolAway TeamAccrington
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home4
Away17
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home2
Away10
Fouls
Home15
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Hartlepool United 1, Accrington Stanley 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 1, Accrington Stanley 2.

Jake Carroll (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Davies (Accrington Stanley).

Jordan Richards (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley).

Foul by Rhys Oates (Hartlepool United).

Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Mark Hughes.

Foul by Josh Laurent (Hartlepool United).

Adam Buxton (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Adam Jackson.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Rhys Oates replaces Rakish Bingham.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Attempt missed. Tom Davies (Accrington Stanley) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Jake Carroll.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Shay McCartan replaces Tarique Fosu-Henry.

Foul by Josh Laurent (Hartlepool United).

Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Josh Windass (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card.

Josh Windass (Accrington Stanley) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Attempt saved. Tarique Fosu-Henry (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Adam Jackson (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Josh Laurent (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Davies (Accrington Stanley).

Foul by Josh Laurent (Hartlepool United).

Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Woods (Hartlepool United).

Brad Halliday (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Matthew Bates (Hartlepool United) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Hand ball by Tarique Fosu-Henry (Accrington Stanley).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Luke James replaces Jake Gray.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Matthew Bates.

Attempt blocked. Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Jake Carroll (Hartlepool United).

Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Jordan Richards (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Adam Buxton (Accrington Stanley).

Jake Gray (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton432711577443392
2Accrington432212970482278
3Oxford Utd432114877413677
4Plymouth432381263412277
5Bristol Rovers432371368432576
6Portsmouth421815969412869
7Wimbledon4219111262491368
8Wycombe431713134438664
9Cambridge4317121462521063
10Exeter431712146057363
11Leyton Orient431712145860-263
12Mansfield431711156051962
13Luton43188175857162
14Carlisle431516126160161
15Barnet431610176063-358
16Hartlepool43156224963-1451
17Notts County43139215276-2448
18Crawley43138224571-2647
19Yeovil431014193854-1644
20Morecambe43128236685-1944
21Stevenage431013204866-1843
22Newport431012214261-1942
23York43712244979-3033
24Dag & Red43610273977-3828
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