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Hartlepool United 1-2 Macclesfield Town

Keith Lowe's last-minute goal completed a stunning comeback as Macclesfield won 2-1 at Hartlepool.

The visitors trailed with five minutes to go, before Ryan Lloyd cancelled out Michael Woods' first-half strike.

It looked as though Woods' goal would be enough to give Hartlepool the three points at Victoria Park as he popped up six minutes before half-time to score his second goal of the season.

Almost immediately, Hartlepool were indebted to their goalkeeper Scott Loach, who pulled off a great save to deny Mitch Hancox a Macc equaliser.

Loach was again called upon to deny Scott Burgess moments before Shwan Jalal got down to save a Jake Cassidy effort three minutes before the break.

Macclesfield, who had drawn their last three league games, turned the game on its head when Lloyd turned Elliot Durrell's cross into the net before Lowe struck his late winner.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Loach
  • 2MagnayBooked at 82mins
  • 17Deverdics
  • 22DonnellySubstituted forRodneyat 90'minutes
  • 5HarrisonBooked at 90mins
  • 14WoodsSubstituted forHawkinsat 86'minutes
  • 23Laing
  • 24Newton
  • 11Oates
  • 9Cassidy
  • 8MunnsSubstituted forAdeloyeat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Adams
  • 18Hawkins
  • 21Rodney
  • 29Ledger
  • 30Adeloye

Macclesfield

  • 1Jalal
  • 2Hodgkiss
  • 5PilkingtonBooked at 12mins
  • 8MarshSubstituted forKennedyat 90'minutes
  • 3Fitzpatrick
  • 11Lloyd
  • 4Lowe
  • 16HancoxSubstituted forDurrellat 53'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 23Whitaker
  • 20BurgessSubstituted forWilsonat 65'minutesBooked at 69mins
  • 18Whitehead

Substitutes

  • 7Durrell
  • 9Wilson
  • 12Ramsbottom
  • 15Kennedy
  • 22Arthur
Referee:
Thomas Bramall
Attendance:
3,082

Live Text

Match ends, Hartlepool United 1, Macclesfield Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 1, Macclesfield Town 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Devante Rodney replaces Liam Donnelly.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Tomi Adeloye replaces Jack Munns.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Kieran Kennedy replaces Tyrone Marsh.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 1, Macclesfield Town 2. Keith Lowe (Macclesfield Town).

Booking

Scott Harrison (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Lewis Hawkins replaces Michael Woods.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 1, Macclesfield Town 1. Ryan Lloyd (Macclesfield Town).

Booking

Carl Magnay (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Scott Wilson (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Scott Wilson replaces Scott Burgess.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Elliott Durrell replaces Mitch Hancox.

Second Half

Second Half begins Hartlepool United 1, Macclesfield Town 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Hartlepool United 1, Macclesfield Town 0.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 1, Macclesfield Town 0. Michael Woods (Hartlepool United).

Booking

George Pilkington (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sutton United2312653325842
2Wrexham2312652214842
3Macclesfield2312562622441
4Aldershot23117537241340
5Dover23108529171238
6Dag & Red22107537251237
7Bromley2310673527836
8Boreham Wood2298533221135
9Woking2210392930-133
10Maidstone United219662527-233
11Tranmere228772518731
12Ebbsfleet2271052924531
13Hartlepool238782424031
14Maidenhead United237973234-230
15Gateshead227872721629
16Fylde207763227528
17Halifax236892432-826
18Barrow2367102831-325
19Eastleigh2351082732-525
20Leyton Orient2356122740-1321
21Torquay2346132134-1318
22Chester2239102136-1518
23Guiseley2138101936-1717
24Solihull Moors2344152141-2016
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