The FA Cup - Second Round - Replay
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Coventry City 2-1 Hartlepool United

Coventry City's Leon Clarke (front) celebrates with Dan Seabourne (back left) after scoring the second goal of the game against Hartlepool United

Coventry striker Leon Clarke hit a stoppage-time winner just minutes after Hartlepool defender Jack Baldwin looked like he had forced extra time.

The Sky Blues led at the break, Clarke latching on to a John Fleck through ball before calmly slotting home.

They continued to have the better of the play, but Pools goalkeeper Scott Flinders was in top form.

Baldwin rose highest from Matty Dolan's corner to equalise, but Clarke struck from inside the box in the 93rd minute.

Coventry now face an

Line-ups

Coventry

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Murphy
  • 2Christie
  • 3Adams
  • 6Thomas
  • 24Clarke
  • 15Seaborne
  • 8BakerSubstituted forWebsterat 90+6'minutes
  • 7Fleck
  • 20WilsonSubstituted forDanielsat 84'minutes
  • 9Clarke
  • 14Moussa

Substitutes

  • 4Webster
  • 16Barton
  • 17Daniels
  • 18Phillips
  • 30Garner
  • 31Haynes
  • 35Gott

Hartlepool

Formation 4-5-1

  • 1Flinders
  • 21Duckworth
  • 2Austin
  • 8WaltonSubstituted forPooleat 69'minutes
  • 6BaldwinBooked at 82mins
  • 35Burgess
  • 14ComptonSubstituted forJamesat 56'minutes
  • 4Dolan
  • 7FranksSubstituted forCollinsat 83'minutes
  • 38Walker
  • 11MonkhouseBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 5Collins
  • 10Poole
  • 13Rafferty
  • 15Sweeney
  • 22Holden
  • 23Rodney
  • 33James
Referee:
Keith Hill
Attendance:
1,214

Match Stats

Home TeamCoventryAway TeamHartlepool
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home17
Away10
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away2
Fouls
Home14
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Coventry City 2, Hartlepool United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Coventry City 2, Hartlepool United 1.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Coventry City. Andy Webster replaces Carl Baker.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sam Collins (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

  5. Booking

    Andy Monkhouse (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

  6. Goal!

    Goal! Coventry City 2, Hartlepool United 1. Leon Clarke (Coventry City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Carl Baker (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Jack Baldwin (Hartlepool United).

  9. Post update

    Leon Clarke (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Leon Clarke (Coventry City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  11. Post update

    Luke James (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Cyrus Christie (Coventry City).

  13. Post update

    Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Neil Austin.

  14. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Carl Baker (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  15. Post update

    Jack Baldwin (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Leon Clarke (Coventry City).

  17. Goal!

    Goal! Coventry City 1, Hartlepool United 1. Jack Baldwin (Hartlepool United) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Matthew Dolan with a cross.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Daniel Seaborne.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Coventry City. Billy Daniels replaces Callum Wilson.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Hartlepool United. Sam Collins replaces Jonathan Franks.