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Coventry City 3-2 Blackpool

Coventry secured all three points after coming back from a two-goal deficit to secure a thrilling 3-2 win over Blackpool.

Blackpool took the lead after just 57 seconds when Liam Feeney's floated cross found Sullay Kaikai at the back post and his side-footed volley looped over Marko Marosi and into the net.

Kaikai grabbed his second after 38 minutes, James Husband teeing up the striker in the box.

Coventry were back in the game after 41 minutes when Fankaty Dabo's deep cross from the right found Matty Godden at the back post, the striker finishing first time past Jak Alnwick.

Wesley Jobello then made it 2-2 in first-half stoppage-time. The ball fell kindly in the box to Jordy Hiwula, who laid it off for Jobello and his powerful effort beat Alnwick and found the roof of the net.

Coventry then found a winner in stoppage time - Aston Villa loanee Callum O'Hare was fed through by Hiwula, and the midfielder smashed the ball past Alnwick.

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Line-ups

Coventry

  • 1Marosi
  • 23DaboBooked at 57mins
  • 5McFadzean
  • 4RoseSubstituted forHyamat 90'minutes
  • 31McCallum
  • 25WestbrookeSubstituted forO'Hareat 73'minutes
  • 20Walsh
  • 26Shipley
  • 10JobelloSubstituted forKastaneerat 90'minutes
  • 24Godden
  • 11Hiwula-Mayifuila

Substitutes

  • 2Watson
  • 8Allen
  • 13Wilson
  • 15Hyam
  • 17O'Hare
  • 21Bakayoko
  • 33Kastaneer

Blackpool

  • 23Alnwick
  • 20TurtonSubstituted forHeneghanat 67'minutes
  • 5Edwards
  • 16Tilt
  • 26Husband
  • 11Feeney
  • 8Spearing
  • 25Guy
  • 10Kaikai
  • 24NuttallSubstituted forHardieat 80'minutes
  • 21GnanduilletSubstituted forDelfounesoat 67'minutesBooked at 80minsSubstituted forat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Heneghan
  • 7Delfouneso
  • 9Hardie
  • 14Scannell
  • 17Virtue-Thick
  • 34Shaw
  • 37Mafoumbi
Referee:
Paul Marsden
Attendance:
6,637

Match Stats

Home TeamCoventryAway TeamBlackpool
Possession
Home62%
Away38%
Shots
Home17
Away6
Shots on Target
Home9
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Coventry City 3, Blackpool 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Coventry City 3, Blackpool 2.

Attempt missed. Matt Godden (Coventry City) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Callum O'Hare with a cross.

Callum O'Hare (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Husband (Blackpool).

Marko Marosi (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Curtis Tilt (Blackpool).

Foul by Fankaty Dabo (Coventry City).

Curtis Tilt (Blackpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Gervane Kastaneer (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Callum O'Hare.

Attempt saved. Gervane Kastaneer (Coventry City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Gervane Kastaneer (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Matt Godden.

Goal!

Goal! Coventry City 3, Blackpool 2. Callum O'Hare (Coventry City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Gervane Kastaneer replaces Wesley Jobello.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Dominic Hyam replaces Michael Rose because of an injury.

Offside, Coventry City. Michael Rose tries a through ball, but Matt Godden is caught offside.

Nathan Delfouneso went off injured after Blackpool had used all subs.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Callum Guy.

Foul by Sam McCallum (Coventry City).

Sullay Kaikai (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Ryan Hardie replaces Joe Nuttall.

Booking

Nathan Delfouneso (Blackpool) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Sam McCallum (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nathan Delfouneso (Blackpool).

Attempt missed. Kyle McFadzean (Coventry City) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Liam Walsh with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Curtis Tilt.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Callum O'Hare replaces Zain Westbrooke.

Hand ball by Matt Godden (Coventry City).

Attempt blocked. Jordan Shipley (Coventry City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Fankaty Dabo with a cross.

Attempt missed. Michael Rose (Coventry City) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Liam Walsh with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Nathan Delfouneso.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Nathan Delfouneso replaces Armand Gnanduillet.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Ben Heneghan replaces Oliver Turton.

Attempt missed. Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila (Coventry City) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by Wesley Jobello with a headed pass.

Zain Westbrooke (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Curtis Tilt (Blackpool).

Sam McCallum (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Nuttall (Blackpool).

Liam Walsh (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jay Spearing (Blackpool).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe7430137615
2Coventry7430138515
3Ipswich64201441014
4Fleetwood7412129313
5Lincoln City7403137612
6Blackpool7331128412
7Doncaster532096311
8Sunderland632198111
9Peterborough6312126610
10Burton631285310
11Rochdale62318539
12MK Dons6303811-39
13Bristol Rovers7223810-28
14Shrewsbury622246-28
15Rotherham521256-17
16Gillingham613211836
17Tranmere6123101005
18Portsmouth51227705
19Accrington6123812-45
20Oxford Utd71241015-55
21Wimbledon7025612-62
22Southend6006417-130
23Bolton5014017-17-11
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