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Rochdale 1-2 Plymouth Argyle

Goalkeeper Josh Lillis' 80th-minute howler handed Plymouth all three points in their 2-1 win at Rochdale.

After an uneventful opening 70 minutes the game sprang into life when the visitors took the lead against the run of play in the 73rd minute.

Antoni Sarcevic raced into the area on the right and with Matt Done conscious of fouling him, he was allowed to advance towards the goal before slipping a shot wide of Lillis, with Joel Grant applying the finishing touch from close range.

Dale hit back within three minutes, Brad Inman drawing Matt Macey off his line before firing an angled finish beneath him into the net.

But Argyle were handed the win in the 80th minute by a mistake from Lillis.

The ball was played back to him by David Perkins at a comfortable pace - but the goalkeeper made a complete hash of his attempt to launch it up-field, the ball trickling under his kick and into the net.

Calvin Andrew saw a header blocked on the line by Yann Songo'o as Plymouth saw the game out.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Rochdale

  • 1Lillis
  • 2Rafferty
  • 5Delaney
  • 8Williams
  • 40Henderson
  • 17PerkinsBooked at 62minsSubstituted forGillamat 79'minutes
  • 10Camps
  • 14RathboneSubstituted forCannonat 63'minutes
  • 19Inman
  • 9Andrew
  • 16Done

Substitutes

  • 4McNulty
  • 6McGahey
  • 11Williams
  • 24Norman
  • 25Adshead
  • 27Cannon
  • 36Gillam

Plymouth

  • 1Macey
  • 2RileyBooked at 10mins
  • 3Sawyer
  • 4Songo'o
  • 23Smith-Brown
  • 7Sarcevic
  • 8Fox
  • 10Carey
  • 19LadapoSubstituted forNessat 68'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 35JephcottSubstituted forTaylorat 61'minutes
  • 16Grant

Substitutes

  • 5Edwards
  • 6Ness
  • 9Taylor
  • 17Ainsworth
  • 20Wylde
  • 21Letheren
  • 22Moore
Referee:
Carl Boyeson
Attendance:
2,863

Match Stats

Home TeamRochdaleAway TeamPlymouth
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home17
Away8
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home13
Away10

Live Text

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Jamie Ness replaces Freddie Ladapo.

Match ends, Rochdale 1, Plymouth Argyle 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Rochdale 1, Plymouth Argyle 2.

Oliver Rathbone (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Fox (Plymouth Argyle).

Foul by Joseph Rafferty (Rochdale).

Antoni Sarcevic (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Joseph Rafferty (Rochdale).

Ashley Smith-Brown (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Calvin Andrew (Rochdale) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Matt Done (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Bradden Inman (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Calvin Andrew (Rochdale) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Yann Songo'o.

Goal!

Own Goal by David Perkins, Rochdale. Rochdale 1, Plymouth Argyle 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Matthew Gillam replaces David Perkins.

Goal!

Goal! Rochdale 1, Plymouth Argyle 1. Bradden Inman (Rochdale) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal.

Foul by Calvin Andrew (Rochdale).

Gary Sawyer (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Rochdale 0, Plymouth Argyle 1. Joel Grant (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Antoni Sarcevic.

Foul by Callum Camps (Rochdale).

Joel Grant (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Calvin Andrew (Rochdale) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

David Perkins (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ashley Smith-Brown (Plymouth Argyle).

Ian Henderson (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle).

Attempt missed. Callum Camps (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Calvin Andrew (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Andrew Cannon replaces Oliver Rathbone.

Foul by Callum Camps (Rochdale).

Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

David Perkins (Rochdale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Ryan Taylor replaces Luke Jephcott.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Gary Sawyer.

Attempt blocked. Callum Camps (Rochdale) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Calvin Andrew (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Ryan Delaney (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Joe Riley (Plymouth Argyle).

goal

As It Stood

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6Doncaster22115637261138
7Barnsley21106535211436
8Blackpool219752521434
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10Fleetwood228682923630
11Walsall228682333-1030
12Southend2292112828029
13Coventry228592327-429
14Accrington217772227-528
15Burton2183102629-327
16Gillingham2274113336-325
17Shrewsbury226792629-325
18Oxford Utd226792933-425
19Rochdale2266102941-1224
20Scunthorpe2256112947-1821
21Plymouth2255122641-1520
22Bradford2253142239-1718
23Bristol Rovers2245131827-917
24Wimbledon2243151533-1815
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