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Macclesfield Town win 4-2 on penalties

Blackpool 2-2 Macclesfield Town (2-4 pens)

League Two Macclesfield dumped Blackpool out of the Carabao Cup 4-2 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in 90 minutes at Bloomfield Road.

Ollie Turton's header gave the Tangerines the advantage, but the Cheshire side levelled through Rocky Bushiri's own goal before half-time.

Virgil Gomis' strike with 25 minutes remaining looked to have completed the Silkmen's remarkable comeback, but Armand Gnanduillet's spot-kick at the death took the tie to penalties.

And Macclesfield triumphed 4-2 as goalkeeper Owen Evans hit the winning penalty, having kept out Sullay Kaikai and Jordan Thompson's attempts.

The Seasiders took a deserved lead on the half-hour when Turton's low header from Liam Feeney's cross crept into the bottom corner.

The Silkmen were level five minutes from the break as Jacob Blyth's cross was put into his own net by Bushiri.

And Macclesfield skipper Fiacre Kelleher blocked Ryan Hardie's 51st-minute shot on the line to keep the tie level.

Gomis then netted three minutes after coming off the bench, lashing home emphatically off the crossbar to hand Sol Campbell's side the lead.

But Miles Welch-Hayes fouled Gnanduillet in the box and the striker picked himself up to convert a 90th-minute spot-kick and send the tie to penalties.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Blackpool

  • 37Mafoumbi
  • 4BushiriBooked at 21mins
  • 5Edwards
  • 3Wilmer-Anderton
  • 11Feeney
  • 8SpearingBooked at 65minsSubstituted forPritchardat 76'minutes
  • 15Thompson
  • 20TurtonSubstituted forNottinghamat 86'minutes
  • 9HardieSubstituted forDelfounesoat 62'minutes
  • 21Gnanduillet
  • 10Kaikai

Substitutes

  • 7Delfouneso
  • 12Nottingham
  • 14Pritchard
  • 19Yussuf
  • 22Devitt
  • 23Alnwick
  • 34Shaw

Macclesfield

  • 1Evans
  • 16O'KeeffeSubstituted forArchibaldat 45'minutesBooked at 72mins
  • 5Kelleher
  • 6Vassell
  • 15Horsfall
  • 14KirbyBooked at 74mins
  • 8Harris
  • 3Clarke
  • 20Osadebe
  • 10StephensSubstituted forGomisat 62'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 18BlythSubstituted forWelch-Hayesat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Ironside
  • 11Archibald
  • 12Welch-Hayes
  • 13Charles-Cook
  • 19Gomis
  • 24Rose
  • 25Cameron
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
3,715

Match Stats

Home TeamBlackpoolAway TeamMacclesfield
Possession
Home63%
Away37%
Shots
Home27
Away5
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away1
Fouls
Home6
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Blackpool 2(2), Macclesfield Town 2(4).

Penalties over

Penalty Shootout ends, Blackpool 2(2), Macclesfield Town 2(4).

Goal!

Goal! Blackpool 2(2), Macclesfield Town 2(4). Owen Evans (Macclesfield Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty saved! Jordan Thompson (Blackpool) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, left footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Blackpool 2(2), Macclesfield Town 2(3). Eddie Clarke (Macclesfield Town) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Blackpool 2(2), Macclesfield Town 2(2). Nathan Delfouneso (Blackpool) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Blackpool 2(1), Macclesfield Town 2(2). Emmanuel Osadebe (Macclesfield Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty saved! Sullay Kaikai (Blackpool) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Blackpool 2(1), Macclesfield Town 2(1). Theo Archibald (Macclesfield Town) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Blackpool 2(1), Macclesfield Town 2. Harry Pritchard (Blackpool) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Penalty missed! Still Blackpool 2, Macclesfield Town 2. Fraser Horsfall (Macclesfield Town) hits the bar with a right footed shot.

Penalties in progress

Penalty Shootout begins Blackpool 2, Macclesfield Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Blackpool 2, Macclesfield Town 2.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match because of an injury Virgil Gomis (Macclesfield Town).

Attempt missed. Harry Pritchard (Blackpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Harry Pritchard (Blackpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Nathan Delfouneso.

Attempt missed. Virgil Gomis (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Connor Kirby following a fast break.

Booking

Virgil Gomis (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

Jordan Thompson (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jay Harris (Macclesfield Town).

Goal!

Goal! Blackpool 2, Macclesfield Town 2. Armand Gnanduillet (Blackpool) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Penalty Blackpool. Armand Gnanduillet draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Miles Welch-Hayes (Macclesfield Town) after a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt blocked. Nathan Delfouneso (Blackpool) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Liam Feeney.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Michael Nottingham replaces Oliver Turton.

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Theo Vassell.

Attempt saved. Ryan Edwards (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Nathan Delfouneso.

Attempt blocked. Nick Anderton (Blackpool) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Oliver Turton with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Miles Welch-Hayes replaces Jacob Blyth.

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Owen Evans.

Attempt blocked. Nathan Delfouneso (Blackpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ryan Edwards with a headed pass.

Nathan Delfouneso (Blackpool) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Theo Vassell (Macclesfield Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Harry Pritchard replaces Jay Spearing.

Booking

Connor Kirby (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jay Spearing (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Connor Kirby (Macclesfield Town).

Booking

Theo Archibald (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Sullay Kaikai (Blackpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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