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Hartlepool United 1-1 Sutton United

Tommy Wright's equaliser deep into stoppage-time earned Sutton a deserved National League point at Hartlepool.

Wright's far-post volley came in the ninth minute of time added on after Craig Eastmond had left the field on a stretcher.

The visitors started well and came close to grabbing an early, but Josh Taylor was denied by Hartlepool goalkeeper Scott Loach.

Rhys Oates put Pools ahead against the run of play before half-time, tapping home when Jamie Butler spilt the ball into his path after good work from Devante Rodney.

Rodney hit a post from close-range shortly after the restart, while Sutton should have been level when a Louis John shot was blocked on the line, and Taylor fired the follow-up against the woodwork.

Connor Simpson headed just wide, and fellow Pools substitute Blair Adams's powerful shot was saved by Butler as Hartlepool looked for a second, but they were pegged back at the death by Wright.

Match report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Loach
  • 2Magnay
  • 23LaingBooked at 65mins
  • 18Hawkins
  • 22DonnellyBooked at 87mins
  • 29Ledger
  • 17Deverdics
  • 14WoodsSubstituted forGeorgeat 89'minutes
  • 12Franks
  • 11OatesSubstituted forSimpsonat 77'minutes
  • 21RodneyBooked at 62minsSubstituted forAdamsat 74'minutesBooked at 84mins

Substitutes

  • 3Adams
  • 5Harrison
  • 6George
  • 8Munns
  • 27Simpson

Sutton United

  • 26Butler
  • 3ThomasBooked at 68mins
  • 5John
  • 15Eastmond
  • 8DavisSubstituted forCoombesat 85'minutesBooked at 86mins
  • 6Collins
  • 11Cadogan
  • 16Bailey
  • 22WaltonSubstituted forWrightat 51'minutes
  • 23Taylor
  • 9LafayetteSubstituted forDundasat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Beckwith
  • 10Coombes
  • 14Dundas
  • 17Spence
  • 20Wright
Referee:
Daniel Middleton

Live Text

Match ends, Hartlepool United 1, Sutton United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 1, Sutton United 1.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 1, Sutton United 1. Tommy Wright (Sutton United).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Luke George replaces Michael Woods.

Booking

Liam Donnelly (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Adam Coombes (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Adam Coombes replaces Kenny Davis.

Booking

Blair Adams (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Connor Simpson replaces Rhys Oates.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Blair Adams replaces Devante Rodney.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Craig Dundas replaces Ross Lafayette.

Booking

Aswad Thomas (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Louis Laing (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Devante Rodney (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Tommy Wright replaces Simon Walton.

Second Half

Second Half begins Hartlepool United 1, Sutton United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Hartlepool United 1, Sutton United 0.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 1, Sutton United 0. Rhys Oates (Hartlepool United).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Macclesfield1610241815332
2Dover1685321111029
3Wrexham16853148629
4Woking169162321228
5Sutton United168442220228
6Bromley168352417727
7Aldershot167542618826
8Boreham Wood167452519625
9Dag & Red166642720724
10Ebbsfleet165922419524
11Halifax166641715224
12Maidenhead United166552422223
13Maidstone United156542018223
14Hartlepool166551616023
15Tranmere165561212020
16Eastleigh154741716119
17Gateshead164661918118
18Leyton Orient165382127-618
19Fylde153752225-316
20Barrow162771821-313
21Guiseley162771428-1413
22Chester152671323-1012
23Torquay1615101629-138
24Solihull Moors1622121631-158
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