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Plymouth Argyle 1-1 Cheltenham Town

Substitute Luke Young struck with a late free-kick to earn Plymouth a point against Cheltenham in League Two.

Argyle keeper Luke McCormick kept his side in the match in the first half, saving Kemar Roofe's volley and Curtis Nelson's attempted clearance.

But McCormick was beaten when Byron Harrison bagged his 10th goal of the season thanks to a deflection.

Argyle changed their formation and personnel and got their reward when Young fired in from 20 yards out.

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Cheltenham Town manager Mark Yates told BBC Radio Gloucestershire:

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Post-match: Cheltenham boss Yates

"We're a bit disappointed, but on the back of a couple ogf defeats we've had, it was a much improved performance.

"We worked hard, and if we continue to do that then we've got a chance because we've got some good players.

"I thought we were excellent in the second half and we were unlucky not to take three points back on the bus with us."

Line-ups

Plymouth

  • 23McCormick
  • 4Blanchard
  • 25PurringtonSubstituted forThomasat 79'minutes
  • 11BlizzardSubstituted forYoungat 54'minutes
  • 16Trotman
  • 17NelsonBooked at 74mins
  • 8BocoSubstituted forHarveyat 54'minutes
  • 6HourihaneBooked at 30mins
  • 7Alessandra
  • 9Reid
  • 20Banton

Substitutes

  • 1Cole
  • 14Young
  • 15Wotton
  • 18Harvey
  • 19Thomas
  • 22Richards
  • 24Vassell

Cheltenham

  • 1Brown
  • 20Jombati
  • 22Braham-Barrett
  • 8Deering
  • 5Brown
  • 28Ihiekwe
  • 4Taylor
  • 14RichardsBooked at 83mins
  • 9Harrison
  • 23Roofe
  • 7CuretonSubstituted forMcGlashanat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Elliott
  • 10Gornell
  • 11McGlashan
  • 12Roberts
  • 17Hanks
  • 19Kotwica
  • 21Vincent
Referee:
Lee Collins
Attendance:
6,735

Match Stats

Home TeamPlymouthAway TeamCheltenham
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home11
Away14
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home7
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Plymouth Argyle 1, Cheltenham Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Plymouth Argyle 1, Cheltenham Town 1.

Neal Trotman (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jermaine McGlashan (Cheltenham Town).

Attempt missed. Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Craig Braham-Barrett.

Attempt blocked. Matthew Richards (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle).

Jermaine McGlashan (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Conor Hourihane.

Neal Trotman (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jermaine McGlashan (Cheltenham Town).

Attempt saved. Jason Banton (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Luke Young (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Troy Brown (Cheltenham Town).

Goal!

Goal! Plymouth Argyle 1, Cheltenham Town 1. Luke Young (Plymouth Argyle) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Booking

Matthew Richards (Cheltenham Town) is shown the yellow card.

Conor Hourihane (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matthew Richards (Cheltenham Town).

Neal Trotman (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jermaine McGlashan (Cheltenham Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Jermaine McGlashan replaces Jamie Cureton.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Nathan Thomas replaces Ben Purrington.

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Neal Trotman.

Foul by Tyler Harvey (Plymouth Argyle).

Troy Brown (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle).

Kemar Roofe (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Kemar Roofe (Cheltenham Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Tyler Harvey (Plymouth Argyle).

Kemar Roofe (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Jason Banton (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Luke Young (Plymouth Argyle) hits the right post with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Tyler Harvey.

Attempt missed. Jason Banton (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Lewis Alessandra (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Sam Deering (Cheltenham Town).

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Luke Young.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scunthorpe271310441271449
2Chesterfield27139542251748
3Fleetwood26152944311347
4Rochdale27145843331047
5Burton2713773127446
6Oxford Utd26129536211545
7Southend26136734221245
8Newport2510873530538
9Morecambe28108103337-438
10Dag & Red2798103535035
11Wimbledon2798102930-135
12Plymouth2798102430-635
13Cheltenham2781093438-434
14Hartlepool2797112933-434
15York28711103234-232
16Exeter2695123236-432
17Mansfield28710112938-931
18Bristol Rovers2679102527-230
19Wycombe2678113236-429
20Accrington2678113138-729
21Portsmouth27611103241-929
22Bury26610103034-428
23Torquay2768132741-1426
24Northampton2657142036-1622
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