The FA Cup - Second Round
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Accrington Stanley 1-1 Yeovil Town

A late fightback meant that Accrington Stanley earned a draw and were rewarded with an FA Cup second-round replay at League One strugglers Yeovil Town.

Yeovil took the lead against the run of play when Jordan Clarke converted from close range from Sam Foley's free-kick.

Tom Aldred levelled for Stanley after the restart when he latched onto Rob Atkinson's delivery and slotted home.

Shay McCartan almost put the hosts through to the third round late on but his powerful header hit the post.

This was the first time the two sides had faced each other in a competitive match and they will meet again for a replay on Tuesday, 16 December.

Yeovil boss Gary Johnson told BBC Somerset:

"I thought the second half was a really poor performance and effort; it was probably one of the poorest performances in the cup maybe at this round.

"All credit to them, they shut us down, they worked hard, they played some decent football in the final third. Our goalkeeper had to pull off saves, we had to throw ourselves in front of things, we had a couple of opportunities ourselves.

"It was a good thing that the first half, with the game probably being a bit more even than the second half, that they had their chances and we took our one chance, the set-play.

"So the lads know we're disappointed, they're disappointed, really disappointed. You don't want to say we're still in the cup and make that too big of a positive, but we are and we have got to make sure we are ready when they come back to Huish Park."

Line-ups

Accrington

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 26Rose
  • 6Winnard
  • 25Atkinson
  • 5AldredBooked at 88mins
  • 3Liddle
  • 4JoyceBooked at 39mins
  • 24ProctorSubstituted forWindassat 43'minutes
  • 15MingoiaBooked at 40mins
  • 7McCartan
  • 11NaismithSubstituted forMolyneuxat 79'minutes
  • 33CrooksBooked at 55minsSubstituted forCarverat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Windass
  • 9Gray
  • 12Simpson
  • 14Carver
  • 16Hunt
  • 21Molyneux
  • 23Barry

Yeovil

Formation 4-4-2

  • 30Steer
  • 18Clarke
  • 20Nugent
  • 26Arthurworrey
  • 3Smith
  • 7Dawson
  • 4Edwards
  • 8BerrettBooked at 74minsSubstituted forGillettat 78'minutes
  • 11Foley
  • 10Leitch-SmithSubstituted forOfori-Twumasiat 89'minutes
  • 9Hayter

Substitutes

  • 2Moloney
  • 12Krysiak
  • 15Ofori-Twumasi
  • 16Ralph
  • 23Gillett
  • 28Smith
Referee:
Seb Stockbridge
Attendance:
1,440

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamYeovil
Possession
Home63%
Away37%
Shots
Home11
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home9
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away17

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Accrington Stanley 1, Yeovil Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 1, Yeovil Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Marcus Carver (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Jack Rose.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Stephen Arthurworrey (Yeovil Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Tom Aldred.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Yeovil Town. Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi replaces A-Jay Leitch-Smith.

  10. Post update

    Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Ben Nugent (Yeovil Town).

  12. Booking

    Tom Aldred (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Tom Aldred (Accrington Stanley).

  14. Post update

    Simon Gillett (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Jordan Clarke.

  16. Post update

    Marcus Carver (Accrington Stanley) hits the right post with a header from very close range.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. A-Jay Leitch-Smith (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Simon Gillett (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Lee Molyneux replaces Kal Naismith.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Yeovil Town. Simon Gillett replaces James Berrett.