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Forest Green Rovers 2-2 Cheltenham Town

Kurtis Guthrie
Kurtis Guthrie has made 11 appearances for Forest Green Rovers this season

Kurtis Guthrie's header helped Forest Green Rovers rescue a draw against Gloucestershire rivals Cheltenham and remain top of the National League.

The Robins took the lead against the run of play when Amari Morgan-Smith turned in George McLennan's cross.

David Pipe equalised by heading in from Keanu Marsh-Brown's free-kick, before Harry Pell put Cheltenham back ahead.

But Guthrie's late goal secured a draw which keeps Rovers three points ahead of the Robins at the top of the table.

Line-ups

Forest Green

  • 23Maxted
  • 2PipeSubstituted forCloughat 90'minutes
  • 5Jones
  • 10Kelly
  • 7O'ConnorSubstituted forParkinat 79'minutes
  • 6Bennett
  • 9Marsh-BrownSubstituted forSam-Yorkeat 76'minutes
  • 11Frear
  • 16Racine
  • 17GuthrieBooked at 60mins
  • 24CarterBooked at 39mins

Substitutes

  • 4Clough
  • 15Sam-Yorke
  • 18Bender
  • 20Parkin
  • 25Eve

Cheltenham

  • 1Phillips
  • 2Barthram
  • 3McLennan
  • 7PellBooked at 63mins
  • 5DownesBooked at 45mins
  • 4Storer
  • 6Parslow
  • 9Wright
  • 10Morgan-Smith
  • 11Munns
  • 24Dickie

Substitutes

  • 8Waters
  • 12Kitscha
  • 14Hall
  • 18Rowe
  • 19Vaughan
Referee:
John Brooks
Attendance:
3,127

Match Stats

Home TeamForest GreenAway TeamCheltenham
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away7
Shots on Target
Home6
Away5
Corners
Home11
Away3
Fouls
Home6
Away20

Live Text

Match ends, Forest Green Rovers 2, Cheltenham Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forest Green Rovers 2, Cheltenham Town 2.

Attempt saved. Kyle Storer (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Foul by Jon Parkin (Forest Green Rovers).

Aaron Downes (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by George McLennan (Cheltenham Town).

Kurtis Guthrie (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Daniel Wright (Cheltenham Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Charlie Clough replaces David Pipe because of an injury.

Foul by David Pipe (Forest Green Rovers).

Jack Munns (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers.

Attempt saved. Kurtis Guthrie (Forest Green Rovers) header from the centre of the box is saved.

Foul by Amari Morgan-Smith (Cheltenham Town).

Marcus Kelly (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Kyle Storer (Cheltenham Town).

Darren Carter (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Corner, Cheltenham Town.

Goal!

Goal! Forest Green Rovers 2, Cheltenham Town 2. Kurtis Guthrie (Forest Green Rovers) header from the right side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by Elliott Frear with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Jon Parkin replaces Aaron O'Connor.

Goal!

Goal! Forest Green Rovers 1, Cheltenham Town 2. Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Jack Munns.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Delano Sam-Yorke replaces Keanu Marsh-Brown.

Attempt saved. Jack Barthram (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

Attempt saved. Amari Morgan-Smith (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Foul by Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town).

Marcus Kelly (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town).

Darren Carter (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Attempt blocked. Jack Munns (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Elliott Frear (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

Goal!

Goal! Forest Green Rovers 1, Cheltenham Town 1. David Pipe (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Keanu Marsh-Brown with a cross.

Booking

Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town).

Elliott Frear (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers.

Booking

Kurtis Guthrie (Forest Green Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Kurtis Guthrie (Forest Green Rovers).

Robert Dickie (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick.

Offside, Forest Green Rovers. Aaron O'Connor tries a through ball, but Aaron O'Connor is caught offside.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers.

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