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Accrington Stanley 2-1 Blackpool

Substitute Romuald Boco scored two late goals to give Accrington a 2-1 win over Lancashire rivals Blackpool.

Boco fired home a penalty in the 89th minute after former Stanley player Tom Aldred was adjudged to have pushed him in the area.

And then, in the fourth minute of added time, the midfielder got on the end of Sean McConville's cross to tap home the winner.

It was agony for Blackpool who went ahead after 81 minutes when substitute Michael Cain curled a 20-yard free-kick around the wall and into the bottom corner.

And goalkeeper Elliot Parish denied the Seasiders a second a minute later with a superb save from Brad Potts.

The game struggled to get going in the first half, but livened up after the break with Kyle Vassell flashing a shot just wide for Blackpool while Parish denied Jamille Matt from distance.

McConville had an effort tipped away one-handed by Sam Slocombe before the late drama.

Report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Accrington

  • 1Parish
  • 6VynerSubstituted forMcCartanat 86'minutes
  • 5Beckles
  • 2Pearson
  • 30Donacien
  • 27O'SullivanSubstituted forBocoat 62'minutes
  • 28ConneelyBooked at 90mins
  • 8BrownBooked at 80mins
  • 11McConville
  • 7Clark
  • 9GornellSubstituted forTaylor-Fletcherat 57'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Hughes
  • 10McCartan
  • 12Jones
  • 14Boco
  • 15Taylor-Fletcher
  • 17Lacey
  • 20Chapman

Blackpool

  • 1Slocombe
  • 2Mellor
  • 3Taylor
  • 15Aldred
  • 5Robertson
  • 23Daniel
  • 4McAlisterSubstituted forCainat 70'minutes
  • 28Payne
  • 8Potts
  • 19MattSubstituted forCullenat 70'minutes
  • 7VassellSubstituted forGnanduilletat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Aimson
  • 9Cullen
  • 17Yeates
  • 18Philliskirk
  • 25Boney
  • 26Cain
  • 31Gnanduillet
Referee:
Andy Haines
Attendance:
2,754

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamBlackpool
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home13
Away14
Shots on Target
Home5
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away7
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Accrington Stanley 2, Blackpool 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 2, Blackpool 1.

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 2, Blackpool 1. Romuald Boco (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Sean McConville.

Hand ball by Michael Cain (Blackpool).

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Omar Beckles.

Attempt missed. Andy Taylor (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Booking

Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Brad Potts (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley).

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 1, Blackpool 1. Romuald Boco (Accrington Stanley) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Tom Aldred (Blackpool) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Accrington Stanley. Romuald Boco draws a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt missed. Michael Cain (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Elliot Parish.

Attempt saved. Brad Potts (Blackpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Shay McCartan replaces Zak Vyner.

Armand Gnanduillet (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley).

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 0, Blackpool 1. Michael Cain (Blackpool) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Booking

Scott Brown (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Scott Brown (Accrington Stanley).

Colin Daniel (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Armand Gnanduillet replaces Kyle Vassell.

Zak Vyner (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle Vassell (Blackpool).

Attempt blocked. Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Omar Beckles (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Andy Taylor.

Foul by Michael Cain (Blackpool).

Scott Brown (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Michael Cain replaces Jim McAlister.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Mark Cullen replaces Jamille Matt.

Attempt missed. Kelvin Mellor (Blackpool) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Matty Pearson (Accrington Stanley).

Kyle Vassell (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Jordan Clark (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Gary Taylor-Fletcher (Accrington Stanley) header from very close range is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Brad Potts (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Janoi Donacien.

goal

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3Carlisle136702213925
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6Grimsby136251817120
7Accrington135441817119
8Crewe134721717019
9Crawley135441516-119
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12Notts County135352020018
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15Yeovil135171319-616
16Wycombe134361417-315
17Blackpool133551715214
18Stevenage124261719-214
19Cheltenham132741517-213
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22Leyton Orient133371317-412
23Barnet122641319-612
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