EFL Cup - Third Round
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Crawley Town win 5-3 on penalties

Crawley Town 1-1 Stoke City (5-3 pens): Championship side knocked out

Nathan Ferguson equalises
Nathan Ferguson equalised for Crawley in the first half

League Two side Crawley knocked Stoke out of the Carabao Cup on penalties.

Stoke, who are second bottom of the Championship, opened the scoring against the run of play when Sam Vokes deflected Liam Lindsay's shot into the net.

Nathan Ferguson equalised before half-time, given time to drill past goalkeeper Adam Federici.

Stoke's Nathan Collins was sent off for a late challenge on Panutche Camara shortly after the hour mark, but Crawley could not capitalise on the extra man.

However, they scored every one of the five penalties in the shootout after Vokes had missed Stoke's opening attempt.

Crawley manager Gabriele Cioffi: "We never have the feeling of giving up. It is in our DNA to be strong.

"My dream on taking the job was to fill the stands, and now Saturday is very important to follow this up in terms of performance.

"We are a side that will score goals and we have the right attitude and mentality. This was a great victory for the club and myself."

Stoke manager Nathan Jones: "For 45 minutes, that's as bad a performance as I've had since I've been a manager.

"No commitment, desire. A few performances out there were a real eye-opener. We got out-battled and out-fought a bit.

"We made a lot of changes but were still strong enough. Some of those players, it might be a while before they play.

"Whether they don't want to play for me, or it was just playing poorly, you will have to ask Sherlock Holmes. I don't know."

Line-ups

Crawley

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 35Luyambula
  • 18Sesay
  • 19Tunnicliffe
  • 6Dallison-Lisbon
  • 3Doherty
  • 21BulmanBooked at 21minsSubstituted forNathaniel-Georgeat 90+4'minutes
  • 7Grego-CoxBooked at 78mins
  • 28CamaraBooked at 90minsSubstituted forAllarakhiaat 90+3'minutes
  • 12FergusonBooked at 56mins
  • 30Lubala
  • 9Palmer

Substitutes

  • 1Morris
  • 2Young
  • 4Payne
  • 15Nathaniel-George
  • 16Enigbokan-Bloomfield
  • 17Allarakhia
  • 20Sendles-White

Stoke

Formation 3-4-3

  • 32Federici
  • 37CollinsBooked at 62mins
  • 6BatthBooked at 51mins
  • 5LindsaySubstituted forEteboat 45'minutes
  • 14Smith
  • 24Cousins
  • 38Woods
  • 3Ward
  • 26CampbellSubstituted forDuffyat 45'minutes
  • 9Vokes
  • 20HoganSubstituted forCarter-Vickersat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Etebo
  • 12Carter-Vickers
  • 16Davies
  • 25Powell
  • 31Duffy
  • 33Sørensen
  • 39McJannett
Referee:
Kevin Johnson
Attendance:
4,165

Match Stats

Home TeamCrawleyAway TeamStoke
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home17
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home13
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Crawley Town 1(5), Stoke City 1(3).

  2. Penalties over

    Penalty Shootout ends, Crawley Town 1(5), Stoke City 1(3).

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Crawley Town 1(5), Stoke City 1(3). Ollie Palmer (Crawley Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Crawley Town 1(4), Stoke City 1(3). Peter Etebo (Stoke City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  5. Goal!

    Goal! Crawley Town 1(4), Stoke City 1(2). Ashley Nathaniel-George (Crawley Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

  6. Goal!

    Goal! Crawley Town 1(3), Stoke City 1(2). Mark Duffy (Stoke City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

  7. Goal!

    Goal! Crawley Town 1(3), Stoke City 1(1). Tom Dallison (Crawley Town) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  8. Goal!

    Goal! Crawley Town 1(2), Stoke City 1(1). Tommy Smith (Stoke City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Crawley Town 1(2), Stoke City 1. David Sesay (Crawley Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

  10. Post update

    Penalty missed! Still Crawley Town 1(1), Stoke City 1. Sam Vokes (Stoke City) hits the bar with a right footed shot.

  11. Goal!

    Goal! Crawley Town 1(1), Stoke City 1. Bez Lubala (Crawley Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

  12. Penalties in progress

    Penalty Shootout begins Crawley Town 1, Stoke City 1.

  13. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Crawley Town 1, Stoke City 1.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ashley Nathaniel-George (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Ollie Palmer.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Crawley Town. Ashley Nathaniel-George replaces Dannie Bulman.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Crawley Town. Tarryn Allarakhia replaces Panutche Camara.

  17. Booking

    Panutche Camara (Crawley Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  18. Post update

    Peter Etebo (Stoke City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Panutche Camara (Crawley Town).

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Peter Etebo (Stoke City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right following a corner.

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