Scunthorpe left it late to beat Accrington and reach the second round of the Carling Cup.
With eight minutes left, Kern Miller put in a clumsy challenge on Andy Barcham and Chris Dagnall sent Sean Murdoch the wrong way with his penalty.
And Barcham sealed the first round win in injury time on his debut from 25 yards out.
Earlier, Stanley's Kevin McIntyre headed the ball off his own post - the best chance before the late strikes.
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Scunthorpe manger Alan Knill told BBC Radio Humberside:
"It was a tough game just as we always thought it was going to be and it was a new experience for some of the players coming to Accrington.
"I think the first half can show you what can happen. We could have been comfortably behind and fortunately we weren't.
"We had to say a few words at half-time and let the players have faith in themselves and step forward and in the first half I thought we didn't take the game to Accrington and straight from the start of the second half, we did."