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Macclesfield Town win 4-2 on penalties

Carabao Cup: Macclesfield Town 1-1 Bradford City (4-2 pens)

Rhys Taylor saved two penalties as League Two newcomers Macclesfield won their first Carabao Cup tie in seven years by beating League One Bradford City 4-2 on penalties.

Fiacre Kelleher's header for Town was cancelled out by Luca Colville's long range effort shortly after.

Taylor made a great save from Anthony O'Connor to keep Macc in it, before saving his penalty in the shootout.

He also stopped Joe Riley's spot kick before Tyrone Marsh got the winner.

Line-ups

Macclesfield

  • 12Taylor
  • 14Welch-Hayes
  • 5KelleherBooked at 85mins
  • 6Grimes
  • 3FitzpatrickBooked at 63mins
  • 9WilsonSubstituted forArthurat 71'minutes
  • 18Maycock
  • 24Rose
  • 23Whitaker
  • 10Smith
  • 16NapaSubstituted forMarshat 90+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Lowe
  • 8Marsh
  • 13Blissett
  • 17Evans
  • 19Pearson
  • 22Arthur
  • 25Simpson

Bradford

  • 13Wilson
  • 2Riley
  • 6O'Connor
  • 4McGowanBooked at 90mins
  • 3Chicksen
  • 36ColvilleSubstituted forWrightat 71'minutes
  • 21Akpan
  • 17Dandery Seedorf
  • 10Payne
  • 7Scannell
  • 12MillerSubstituted forBrunkerat 70'minutesBooked at 88mins

Substitutes

  • 1O'Donnell
  • 11Robinson
  • 18Brunker
  • 22Gibson
  • 23Wood
  • 27Knight-Percival
  • 44Wright
Referee:
Jeremy Simpson
Attendance:
1,422

Match Stats

Home TeamMacclesfieldAway TeamBradford
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home9
Away19
Shots on Target
Home5
Away10
Corners
Home3
Away6
Fouls
Home10
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Macclesfield Town 1(4), Bradford City 1(2).

Penalties over

Penalty Shootout ends, Macclesfield Town 1(4), Bradford City 1(2).

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 1(4), Bradford City 1(2). Tyrone Marsh (Macclesfield Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 1(3), Bradford City 1(2). Jack Payne (Bradford City) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 1(3), Bradford City 1(1). Michael Rose (Macclesfield Town) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty saved! Joe Riley (Bradford City) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 1(2), Bradford City 1(1). David Fitzpatrick (Macclesfield Town) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 1(1), Bradford City 1(1). Hope Akpan (Bradford City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty saved! Harry Smith (Macclesfield Town) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Penalty saved! Anthony O'Connor (Bradford City) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 1(1), Bradford City 1. Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

Penalties in progress

Penalty Shootout begins Macclesfield Town 1, Bradford City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 1, Bradford City 1.

Attempt saved. Kai Brunker (Bradford City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Tyrone Marsh replaces Malachi Napa.

Booking

Ryan McGowan (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Harry Smith (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan McGowan (Bradford City).

Attempt blocked. Jack Payne (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Callum Maycock (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Kai Brunker (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jamie Grimes (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kai Brunker (Bradford City).

Attempt saved. Ryan McGowan (Bradford City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Koby Arthur (Macclesfield Town).

Sean Scannell (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Fiacre Kelleher (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Fiacre Kelleher (Macclesfield Town).

Josh Wright (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Malachi Napa (Macclesfield Town).

Adam Chicksen (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) hits the left post with a left footed shot from the right side of the box.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Malachi Napa.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Miles Welch-Hayes.

Attempt saved. Sherwin Dandery Seedorf (Bradford City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Koby Arthur replaces Scott Wilson.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Josh Wright replaces Luca Colville because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Kai Brunker replaces George Miller.

Attempt missed. Joe Riley (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Callum Maycock (Macclesfield Town).

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