League Two
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Hartlepool United 1-0 Plymouth Argyle

An impressive long-range Luke James goal earned 10-man Hartlepool a win over Plymouth at Victoria Park.

Jack Compton was sent off midway into the first half for a dangerous challenge on Argyle's Jamie Reckord.

Home keeper Scott Flinders kept Plymouth at bay, with saves to deny Reuben Reid and Rommy Boco.

The home side claimed all three points after the break when James fired a low angled shot past Luke McCormick from the edge of the area.

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Flinders
  • 21DuckworthSubstituted forCollinsat 90+2'minutes
  • 2Austin
  • 8Walton
  • 6Baldwin
  • 35Burgess
  • 14ComptonBooked at 26mins
  • 4DolanBooked at 34mins
  • 33JamesSubstituted forFranksat 90+3'minutes
  • 10PooleBooked at 13minsSubstituted forRichardsat 71'minutes
  • 11Monkhouse

Substitutes

  • 5Collins
  • 7Franks
  • 13Rafferty
  • 15Sweeney
  • 19Richards
  • 23Rodney
  • 38Walker

Plymouth

  • 23McCormick
  • 4Blanchard
  • 2BerrySubstituted forGurrieriat 67'minutes
  • 14YoungBooked at 37mins
  • 16Trotman
  • 17Nelson
  • 9ReidSubstituted forAlessandraat 52'minutes
  • 8Boco
  • 28ReckordSubstituted forBlackmanat 56'minutes
  • 19Hayes
  • 6Hourihane

Substitutes

  • 1Cole
  • 3Blackman
  • 7Alessandra
  • 15Wotton
  • 18Harvey
  • 20Bencherif
  • 27Gurrieri
Referee:
Scott Mathieson
Attendance:
3,929

Match Stats

Home TeamHartlepoolAway TeamPlymouth
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home7
Away21
Shots on Target
Home4
Away9
Corners
Home0
Away15
Fouls
Home12
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Hartlepool United 1, Plymouth Argyle 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 1, Plymouth Argyle 0.
Attempt saved. Matthew Dolan (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Jonathan Franks replaces Luke James.
Luke James (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Andre Blackman (Plymouth Argyle).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Sam Collins replaces Michael Duckworth.
Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Simon Walton.
Attempt missed. Conor Hourihane (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Attempt saved. Andres Gurrieri (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Attempt missed. Maxime Blanchard (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Foul by Jack Baldwin (Hartlepool United).
Andre Blackman (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Neil Austin.
Michael Duckworth (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Andre Blackman (Plymouth Argyle).
Foul by Andy Monkhouse (Hartlepool United).
Maxime Blanchard (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Michael Duckworth (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Neal Trotman (Plymouth Argyle).
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Chesterfield12723723
2Rochdale12723623
3Exeter12723523
4Oxford Utd12642922
5Fleetwood12714622
6Morecambe12642522
7Wycombe12624420
8Mansfield12552420
9Southend12624420
10Newport12543419
11Wimbledon12534118
12Burton12534018
13Scunthorpe11452117
14Dag & Red12453017
15Portsmouth12444016
16Hartlepool12435015
17Cheltenham12336-912
18York11326-411
19Plymouth12327-711
20Bristol Rovers12246-610
21Torquay12246-810
22Bury12237-39
23Northampton12237-79
24Accrington12048-124
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