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Accrington Stanley 1-1 York City

Accrington and York shared the spoils to keep both sides above the League Two relegation zone.

The visitors took the lead when Dean Winnard was judged to have dragged back Wes Fletcher, who converted the penalty for his eighth goal of the season.

But Stanley equalised on the stroke of half-time when George Bowerman found the bottom corner from eight yards out.

Stanley piled on the pressure at the end but neither side could find the winning goal.

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York City manager Nigel Worthington told BBC Radio York:

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Post-match: York boss Worthington

"We probably didn't play as well as we have done and it's one of those games that when you play like that you think we could have got three points from it.

"Having played some of the games that we've played recently and played very well and only got one point, it would have been nice.

"But Accrington have been on a good run over the course of the last 10 games and coming here is not easy.

"When you pick up a point away from home it's always good."

Line-ups

Accrington

  • 22Dawber
  • 16HuntBooked at 41mins
  • 27Naylor
  • 4Joyce
  • 5Aldred
  • 6WinnardBooked at 35mins
  • 11Naismith
  • 2Murphy
  • 17GraySubstituted forWebberat 70'minutes
  • 44Bowerman
  • 15Mingoia

Substitutes

  • 3Liddle
  • 7McCartan
  • 8Richardson
  • 9Webber
  • 10Hatfield
  • 20Windass
  • 25Atkinson

York

  • 32McCarey
  • 30O'Neill
  • 3Davies
  • 29Whitehouse
  • 15Lowe
  • 5McGurk
  • 2OyebanjoSubstituted forCoulsonat 45'minutes
  • 14Montrose
  • 11JarvisSubstituted forBowmanat 69'minutes
  • 9Fletcher
  • 12Carson

Substitutes

  • 7Coulson
  • 10Chambers
  • 16Fyfield
  • 18Platt
  • 19Bowman
  • 24Ingham
  • 28Puri
Referee:
Mark Heywood
Attendance:
2,009

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamYork
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home11
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home6
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Accrington Stanley 1, York City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 1, York City 1.

Foul by Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley).

Elliot Whitehouse (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Kal Naismith (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from long range on the right is high and wide to the left.

Attempt missed. Luke O'Neill (York City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, York City. Conceded by Tom Aldred.

Attempt missed. Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Nicky Hunt (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Wes Fletcher (York City).

Attempt missed. Piero Mingoia (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Kal Naismith (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Luke O'Neill (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Danny Webber replaces James Gray.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Ryan Bowman replaces Ryan Jarvis.

Corner, York City. Conceded by Luke Joyce.

Attempt missed. Kal Naismith (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Kal Naismith (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Coulson (York City).

Attempt missed. Josh Carson (York City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Lee Naylor (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Josh Carson (York City).

Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).

Attempt missed. James Gray (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Michael Coulson (York City) header from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Second Half

Second Half begins Accrington Stanley 1, York City 1.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Michael Coulson replaces Lanre Oyebanjo.

Half Time

First Half ends, Accrington Stanley 1, York City 1.

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 1, York City 1. George Bowerman (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Foul by Kal Naismith (Accrington Stanley).

Luke O'Neill (York City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. George Bowerman (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, York City. Conceded by Andrew Dawber.

Attempt saved. Josh Carson (York City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Nicky Hunt (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card.

Josh Carson (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nicky Hunt (Accrington Stanley).

Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Keith Lowe (York City).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chesterfield22117432181440
2Oxford Utd22108434191538
3Scunthorpe2210843124738
4Burton2211562622438
5Newport2110743021937
6Southend2211472719837
7Rochdale2211473328537
8Fleetwood2211293428635
9Morecambe2310582830-235
10Cheltenham238963031-133
11Dag & Red228682927230
12Exeter228592730-329
13Plymouth228591924-529
14Hartlepool227782524128
15Wycombe227692929027
16Wimbledon217682325-227
17Portsmouth226792836-825
18Accrington2266102430-624
19Bristol Rovers225892023-323
20York2241082529-422
21Mansfield2257102332-922
22Torquay2257102334-1122
23Bury224992529-421
24Northampton2246121730-1318
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