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Hartlepool United 1-0 Exeter City: Non-League side pull off FA Cup upset

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FA Cup: Hartlepool 1-0 Exeter (aet) highlights

National League Hartlepool beat League Two Exeter City in extra-time in their FA Cup second-round replay at Victoria Park.

Josh Hawkes opened the scoring in the third minute of extra-time, beating Exeter keeper Jon Maxted after Gime Toure had put him through on goal.

Exeter were reduced to 10 men in the 114th minute when Jack Sparkes was sent off for a second yellow after bringing down Toure.

The visitors rallied for an equaliser but Pools keeper Ben Killip made a fine save to keep out midfielder Nicky Law late on.

Dave Challinor's Hartlepool had been the better of the two sides in the first 90 minutes with Maxted keeping out Ryan Donaldson and Toure striking a decent chance off target after the break.

It means Hartlepool join fellow fifth-tier side AFC Fylde as the only other non-league club to have made it through to the third round.

They now face a trip to League One Oxford United.

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Killip
  • 19Richardson
  • 5Kerr
  • 4Raynes
  • 3KitchingBooked at 104mins
  • 7Donaldson
  • 8Featherstone
  • 15Mafuta
  • 11HawkesSubstituted forCrichlow-Nobleat 103'minutes
  • 33JamesSubstituted forKabambaat 59'minutes
  • 23ToureBooked at 90minsSubstituted forHolohanat 115'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Kabamba
  • 10Muir
  • 14Holohan
  • 22Crichlow-Noble
  • 28Kennedy
  • 41Grey
  • 42Shepherd

Exeter

  • 23Maxted
  • 2SweeneyBooked at 88mins
  • 5Martin
  • 15Parkes
  • 20RichardsonSubstituted forWilliamsat 56'minutes
  • 27Collins
  • 25TaylorBooked at 90minsSubstituted forMoxeyat 92'minutes
  • 8Law
  • 22SparkesBooked at 114mins
  • 12BowmanSubstituted forAtanganaat 81'minutes
  • 7MartinSubstituted forFisherat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Atangana
  • 11Williams
  • 17Jay
  • 18Fisher
  • 21Moxey
  • 35Seymour
  • 40Visser
Referee:
Scott Oldham
Attendance:
2,398

Match Stats

Home TeamHartlepoolAway TeamExeter
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home10
Away8
Shots on Target
Home2
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away9
Fouls
Home16
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Hartlepool United 1, Exeter City 0.

Second Half Extra Time ends, Hartlepool United 1, Exeter City 0.

Hand ball by Nicke Kabamba (Hartlepool United).

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Tom Parkes.

Attempt blocked. Nicke Kabamba (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Gavan Holohan replaces Gime Toure.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Jack Sparkes (Exeter City) for a bad foul.

Gime Toure (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jack Sparkes (Exeter City).

Gime Toure (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Archie Collins (Exeter City).

Foul by Gime Toure (Hartlepool United).

Aaron Martin (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Fraser Kerr.

Second Half Extra Time begins Hartlepool United 1, Exeter City 0.

First Half Extra Time ends, Hartlepool United 1, Exeter City 0.

Jack Sparkes (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kenton Richardson (Hartlepool United).

Booking

Mark Kitching (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Mark Kitching (Hartlepool United).

Nigel Atangana (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Romoney Crichlow-Noble replaces Josh Hawkes.

Attempt blocked. Jack Sparkes (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Nicky Law (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nicke Kabamba (Hartlepool United).

Attempt saved. Nicky Law (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Michael Raynes.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Kenton Richardson.

Attempt blocked. Archie Collins (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Mark Kitching.

Foul by Gus Mafuta (Hartlepool United).

Dean Moxey (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 1, Exeter City 0. Josh Hawkes (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gime Toure.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Dean Moxey replaces Jake Taylor.

Attempt missed. Alex Fisher (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

First Half Extra Time begins Hartlepool United 0, Exeter City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 0, Exeter City 0.

Foul by Kenton Richardson (Hartlepool United).

Jack Sparkes (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Josh Hawkes (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

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