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Stevenage 1-0 Plymouth Argyle

Stevenage stretched their unbeaten run to five games as they snatched a dramatic late win against Plymouth.

The Pilgrims' closest effort came when Bobby Reid volleyed Drew Talbot's cross against the bar from inside the area.

It looked to be heading for a goalless draw until Bruno Andrade latched onto Tom Pett's pass on the counter attack before keeping his composure to score.

Stevenage are now level with the Pilgrims and just a point off the League Two play-off places.

Stevenage boss Graham Westley told BBC Three Counties Radio:

"The conditions were very difficult in the first half, the wind was blowing very strongly, and it kept us on the back foot.

"We had to be solid and strong and give nothing away in the first half - but in the second half I thought we came out and we were strong and front-footed.

"With their back five it was always going to be a game where we had to be patient but we knew they conceded late goals."

Line-ups

Stevenage

  • 16Day
  • 25Henry
  • 19Wells
  • 3Dembele
  • 34DeaconSubstituted forMartinat 45'minutesSubstituted forJohnsonat 86'minutes
  • 7WhelpdaleSubstituted forAndradeat 76'minutes
  • 8Walton
  • 18ParrettBooked at 73mins
  • 11Pett
  • 22Lee
  • 33KennedyBooked at 78mins

Substitutes

  • 1Beasant
  • 6Bond
  • 24Johnson
  • 27Johnson
  • 32Conlon
  • 36Andrade
  • 50Martin

Plymouth

  • 23McCormick
  • 27Talbot
  • 29Hartley
  • 5Nelson
  • 16McHugh
  • 11Blizzard
  • 17ReidBooked at 59minsSubstituted forCoxat 81'minutes
  • 19O'Connor
  • 13Holmes-Dennis
  • 7Alessandra
  • 28BruntSubstituted forBantonat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Bittner
  • 2Mellor
  • 3Purrington
  • 4Cox
  • 6Norburn
  • 8Banton
  • 14Harvey
Referee:
Andy Haines
Attendance:
3,022

Match Stats

Home TeamStevenageAway TeamPlymouth
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home7
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home1
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Stevenage 1, Plymouth Argyle 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Stevenage 1, Plymouth Argyle 0.

  3. Post update

    Dean Parrett (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Carl McHugh (Plymouth Argyle).

  5. Post update

    Charlie Lee (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Anthony O'Connor (Plymouth Argyle).

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lewis Alessandra (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  8. Goal!

    Goal! Stevenage 1, Plymouth Argyle 0. Bruno Andrade (Stevenage) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Danny Johnson.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Bira Dembélé.

  10. Post update

    Dean Wells (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Jason Banton (Plymouth Argyle).

  12. Post update

    Danny Johnson (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Anthony O'Connor (Plymouth Argyle).

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Stevenage. Danny Johnson replaces Dave Martin because of an injury.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lewis Alessandra (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  16. Post update

    Bruno Andrade (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Dominic Blizzard (Plymouth Argyle).

  18. Post update

    Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Simon Walton.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Dave Martin.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Lee Cox replaces Bobby Reid.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Shrewsbury34197849252464
2Burton34197846301664
3Wycombe341712549301963
4Luton341610841281358
5Bury341771046351158
6Southend34161083830858
7Newport34158114039153
8Plymouth341571240261452
9Stevenage34157124943652
10Northampton341551454431150
11Wimbledon341210124343046
12Morecambe34129133535045
13Portsmouth341111123938144
14Exeter341111124348-544
15Accrington34134174255-1343
16Cambridge34118154847141
17Mansfield34118152942-1341
18Dag & Red34117163946-740
19Oxford Utd34912133741-439
20York34715123440-636
21Carlisle34113204158-1736
22Tranmere34810163545-1034
23Cheltenham34810163049-1934
24Hartlepool3476212556-3127
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