League Two
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Torquay United 0-1 Accrington Stanley

Substitute Kal Naismith scored a superb winner as Accrington inflicted a third straight defeat on League Two relegation rivals Torquay.

Torquay's Joss Labadie had two headers cleared off the line by Michael Liddle.

Gulls keeper Michael Poke tipped over a header from his own team-mate and made a one-handed stop when George Bowerman shot from Piero Mingoia's cross.

But Naismith scored the winner after skipping past three defenders and side-footing into the corner of the goal.

Line-ups

Torquay

  • 1Poke
  • 2Tonge
  • 21CruiseBooked at 40minsSubstituted forNicholsonat 45'minutes
  • 7MansellSubstituted forStevensat 85'minutes
  • 5Pearce
  • 29O'Connor
  • 12Chapell
  • 18LabadieBooked at 72mins
  • 9HawleySubstituted forO'Brienat 85'minutes
  • 17Goodwin
  • 27Wilkinson

Substitutes

  • 3Nicholson
  • 4Downes
  • 8Harding
  • 13Rice
  • 23Stevens
  • 25O'Brien
  • 26Benyon

Accrington

  • 26Bettinelli
  • 16HuntBooked at 49mins
  • 3Liddle
  • 2Murphy
  • 5Aldred
  • 6Winnard
  • 13Molyneux
  • 4JoyceBooked at 74mins
  • 24Odejayi
  • 44BowermanSubstituted forNaismithat 69'minutes
  • 15Mingoia

Substitutes

  • 7McCartan
  • 10Hatfield
  • 11Naismith
  • 17Gray
  • 20Windass
  • 25Atkinson
  • 33Hazeldine
Referee:
Simon Hooper
Attendance:
2,218

Match Stats

Home TeamTorquayAway TeamAccrington
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home12
Away6
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away8
Fouls
Home12
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Torquay United 0, Accrington Stanley 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Torquay United 0, Accrington Stanley 1.

Dale Tonge (Torquay United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Piero Mingoia (Accrington Stanley).

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Jordan Chapell.

Foul by Krystian Pearce (Torquay United).

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

Foul by Aiden O'Brien (Torquay United).

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

Dale Tonge (Torquay United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kal Naismith (Accrington Stanley).

Corner, Torquay United. Conceded by Michael Liddle.

Attempt saved. Aiden O'Brien (Torquay United) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Danny Stevens replaces Lee Mansell.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Aiden O'Brien replaces Karl Hawley.

Corner, Torquay United. Conceded by Peter Murphy.

Attempt blocked. Shamir Goodwin (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 0, Accrington Stanley 1. Kal Naismith (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Conor Wilkinson (Torquay United) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Luke Joyce (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lee Mansell (Torquay United).

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Dale Tonge.

Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Conor Wilkinson (Torquay United).

Booking

Luke Joyce (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Joss Labadie (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley).

Joss Labadie (Torquay United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Piero Mingoia (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Lee Mansell (Torquay United).

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Kal Naismith replaces George Bowerman.

Joss Labadie (Torquay United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley).

Attempt missed. Jordan Chapell (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jordan Chapell (Torquay United).

Attempt saved. Jordan Chapell (Torquay United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Anthony O'Connor (Torquay United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Kayode Odejayi (Accrington Stanley).

Attempt missed. Kayode Odejayi (Accrington Stanley) header from very close range is close, but misses to the right.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chesterfield321610651292258
2Scunthorpe321513450311958
3Rochdale32176950361457
4Oxford Utd331413646281855
5Fleetwood311641148351352
6Burton32141083532352
7Southend321310939291049
8Newport2911993836242
9Hartlepool33119133638-242
10Plymouth31119112936-742
11York33913113837140
12Dag & Red321010123941-240
13Morecambe321010123642-640
14Exeter32109133842-439
15Cheltenham31912103640-439
16Wimbledon32108143238-638
17Mansfield32911123343-1038
18Bristol Rovers31910123032-237
19Accrington31910123541-637
20Bury30812103335-236
21Portsmouth32812123648-1236
22Wycombe31810133439-534
23Torquay3178163047-1729
24Northampton3178162542-1729
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