Match ends, Fleetwood Town 0, Hartlepool United 1.
Fleetwood Town 0-1 Hartlepool United
Billy Paynter's second-half header secured a League Cup win for League Two Hartlepool at Fleetwood Town.
Jake Carroll's rifled cross was nodded home at the back post by Paynter just before the hour for Hartlepool.
David Ball very nearly levelled, but he was denied twice from point-blank range by Pools keeper Adam Bartlett.
Bobby Grant rattled the woodwork from a free-kick in added time but ultimately there was no way back for the League One side.
- 3AndrewBooked at 57mins
- 11Della VerdeSubstituted forGrantat 68'minutes
- 18SarcevicBooked at 33mins
- 7BellSubstituted forSanogoat 80'minutes
- 9ProctorSubstituted forBallat 67'minutes
- 2MagnayBooked at 42mins
- 10PaynterBooked at 39minsSubstituted forOatesat 85'minutes
- Gary Sutton
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Fleetwood Town 0, Hartlepool United 1.
Bobby Grant (Fleetwood Town) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.
Declan McManus (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Carl Magnay (Hartlepool United).
Attempt missed. Rakish Bingham (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from more than 40 yards on the right wing misses to the left.
Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Adam Bartlett.
Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Scott Fenwick (Hartlepool United).
Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United).
Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.
Foul by Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town).
Scott Fenwick (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Vamara Sanogo (Fleetwood Town).
Carl Magnay (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Michael Woods (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.
Substitution, Hartlepool United. Rhys Oates replaces Billy Paynter because of an injury.
Attempt missed. Bobby Grant (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Carl Magnay.