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York City 1-5 Accrington Stanley

Accrington Stanley thrashed York to ensure the home side equalled a club record of eight straight defeats.

Matty Pearson opened the scoring with a 25-yard deflected strike before Billy Kee doubled their lead with a tap in.

Josh Windass added a third from the penalty spot after Stefan O'Connor tripped Tom Davies, and Kee made it 4-0 after Sean McConville's shot was saved.

Bradley Fewster found the bottom corner for York but Shay McCartan wrapped up the away win with a 20-yard shot.

York City manager Jackie McNamara told BBC Radio York:

"I am disappointed with a lot of things defensively. I think offensively we started the game well and we looked a threat.

"But I thought they looked like a team that had met each other just yesterday. That was the case with the back four.

"We did think it would be a big ask for them to click so early but the signs are there we'll be a good threat going forward if we can sort the defence out."

Line-ups

York

  • 1Flinders
  • 36LusseyBooked at 14minsSubstituted forSwanat 68'minutes
  • 35O'Connor
  • 3Ilesanmi
  • 34Kitching
  • 4BerrettBooked at 70mins
  • 7Coulson
  • 26GodfreySubstituted forFewsterat 57'minutes
  • 37GalbraithSubstituted forCarsonat 68'minutes
  • 9Oliver
  • 33McEvoy

Substitutes

  • 11Carson
  • 13Straker
  • 14Swan
  • 18Platt
  • 24Ingham
  • 25Rzonca
  • 32Fewster

Accrington

  • 33Mooney
  • 34HallidayBooked at 74mins
  • 2Pearson
  • 5Davies
  • 15Wright
  • 7Mingoia
  • 14Crooks
  • 28Conneely
  • 11McConville
  • 29KeeSubstituted forGornellat 77'minutes
  • 8WindassBooked at 62minsSubstituted forMcCartanat 66'minutesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 1Etheridge
  • 4Barry
  • 6Proctor
  • 10Gornell
  • 12Wakefield
  • 17McCartan
  • 22Buxton
Referee:
Andy Madley
Attendance:
2,825

Match Stats

Home TeamYorkAway TeamAccrington
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home6
Away21
Shots on Target
Home1
Away11
Corners
Home3
Away11
Fouls
Home10
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, York City 1, Accrington Stanley 5.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, York City 1, Accrington Stanley 5.

  3. Booking

    Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley).

  5. Post update

    James Berrett (York City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  6. Goal!

    Goal! York City 1, Accrington Stanley 5. Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Femi Ilesanmi (York City) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  8. Post update

    Corner, York City. Conceded by Tom Davies.

  9. Post update

    Matt Crooks (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by James Berrett (York City).

  11. Post update

    Corner, York City. Conceded by Shay McCartan.

  12. Post update

    Corner, York City. Conceded by Brad Halliday.

  13. Post update

    Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Michael Coulson (York City).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Terry Gornell replaces Billy Kee.

  16. Goal!

    Goal! York City 1, Accrington Stanley 4. Bradley Fewster (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Michael Coulson.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  18. Booking

    Brad Halliday (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  19. Post update

    Vadaine Oliver (York City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Brad Halliday (Accrington Stanley).

As It Stood

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2Plymouth20124430161440
3Northampton20124433231040
4Accrington19105434221235
5Portsmouth20810233181534
6Carlisle209653836233
7Mansfield2095628181032
8Leyton Orient208753227531
9Wycombe188642416830
10Exeter208662827130
11Wimbledon207762626028
12Bristol Rovers198382423127
13Luton207583228426
14Cambridge207583031-126
15Notts County197482730-325
16Crawley207492532-725
17Morecambe197393637-124
18Stevenage205782736-922
19Barnet2063112635-921
20Hartlepool1962111929-1020
21Newport204792129-819
22Dag & Red1927101933-1413
23York2026122242-2012
24Yeovil2025131934-1511
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