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Forest Green Rovers 4-3 Yeovil Town

Omar Bugiel scored a late winner as Forest Green Rovers came from two goals down to beat Yeovil Town 4-3 at the New Lawn.

The visitors took the lead after nine minutes when Olufela Olomola tapped home from close range before Otis Khan doubled their advantage from the penalty spot after the midfielder was tripped in the area.

Rovers responded in the 23rd minute after Dale Bennett got to the byeline and found the towering head of Christian Doidge, but the Glovers restored their two-goal lead when a defensive header by Emmanuel Monthe kindly fell to striker Francois Zoko to tap in.

Reece Brown hit back for the hosts to make it 3-2 with a well-struck free-kick from the edge of the box on the stroke of half-time.

Charlie Cooper restored parity after 49 minutes with an effort from range which flew through the hands of goalkeeper Artur Krysiak.

Substitute Bugiel then completed the remarkable turnaround, latching onto a deflection and out-jumped the advancing goalkeeper to head into an empty net with 11 minutes remaining.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Forest Green

  • 1Collins
  • 2Bennett
  • 6MontheBooked at 59mins
  • 16FitzwaterSubstituted forIacovittiat 45'minutes
  • 3Laird
  • 8Noble
  • 5Collins
  • 15CooperBooked at 90mins
  • 10BrownSubstituted forWishartat 78'minutes
  • 9Doidge
  • 33JamesSubstituted forBugielat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Marsh-Brown
  • 11Bugiel
  • 14Mullings
  • 17Wishart
  • 18Evans
  • 20Iacovitti
  • 23Russell

Yeovil

  • 1Krysiak
  • 5Mugabi
  • 17SowunmiSubstituted forBrowneat 55'minutes
  • 3Smith
  • 23JamesBooked at 69mins
  • 16Bailey
  • 8SmithSubstituted forGreenat 84'minutes
  • 11Dickson
  • 24OlomolaSubstituted forSurridgeat 67'minutes
  • 13Zoko
  • 7Khan

Substitutes

  • 6Davies
  • 9Browne
  • 10Gray
  • 12Maddison
  • 14Surridge
  • 15Green
  • 30Santos
Referee:
David Webb
Attendance:
2,615

Match Stats

Home TeamForest GreenAway TeamYeovil
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home17
Away13
Shots on Target
Home8
Away5
Corners
Home3
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Forest Green Rovers 4, Yeovil Town 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forest Green Rovers 4, Yeovil Town 3.

Emmanuel Monthe (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nathan Smith (Yeovil Town).

Attempt missed. Rhys Browne (Yeovil Town) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by Christian Doidge (Forest Green Rovers).

James Bailey (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Lee Collins (Forest Green Rovers) because of an injury.

Attempt blocked. Tom James (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Charlie Cooper (Forest Green Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Charlie Cooper (Forest Green Rovers).

Jordan Green (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Charlie Cooper (Forest Green Rovers).

Jordan Green (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Daniel Wishart (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by James Bailey (Yeovil Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Jordan Green replaces Connor Smith.

Hand ball by Sam Surridge (Yeovil Town).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Omar Bugiel (Forest Green Rovers) because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! Forest Green Rovers 4, Yeovil Town 3. Omar Bugiel (Forest Green Rovers) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Daniel Wishart replaces Reece Brown.

Attempt blocked. Liam Noble (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Omar Bugiel (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by James Bailey (Yeovil Town).

Attempt saved. Scott Laird (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Rhys Browne (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Bradley Collins.

Attempt saved. Rhys Browne (Yeovil Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Nathan Smith.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Bevis Mugabi.

Booking

Tom James (Yeovil Town) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.

Hand ball by Tom James (Yeovil Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Sam Surridge replaces Olufela Olomola.

Attempt blocked. Omar Bugiel (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Omar Bugiel replaces Luke James.

Attempt blocked. Charlie Cooper (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is blocked.

Scott Laird (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Rhys Browne (Yeovil Town).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Swindon32104227
2Exeter32103127
3Luton320111386
4Coventry32015146
5Carlisle32016336
6Accrington32017526
7Notts County32016516
8Stevenage31207525
9Newport31205415
10Crewe31204315
11Mansfield31115414
12Barnet31113304
13Morecambe31113304
14Wycombe311178-14
15Forest Green311167-14
16Port Vale310256-13
17Cambridge310223-13
18Grimsby310246-23
19Chesterfield310235-23
20Cheltenham310225-33
21Yeovil3102814-63
22Lincoln City302134-12
23Colchester301227-51
24Crawley300315-40
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