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Harrogate Town 1-1 Crawley Town

Jack Muldoon's sixth goal of the season earned Harrogate a 1-1 home draw against Crawley.

The former Lincoln City striker, who had failed to net in his last five outings, pounced late on to cancel out Max Watters' first-half strike.

The visitors forged ahead in the 27th minute when hesitation by Harrogate left-back Warren Burrell allowed Tom Nichols to collect a loose ball right on the byline in the penalty box.

Nichols then pulled the ball back for a predatory Watters to prod in from four yards - the 21-year-old forward's eighth since a summer move from Doncaster.

Watters went close to doubling his tally on the stroke of half-time when his shot across the face of goal was kicked off the line by home defender Ryan Fallowfield.

The hosts, who were led by Paul Thirlwell with manager Simon Weaver self-isolating, were denied an equaliser midway through the second period when Jake Lawlor's header was cleared off the line by Crawley left-back Josh Doherty.

But a share of the spoils was secured in the 85th minute when Aaron Martin rose highest to meet a long throw from the right by Dan Jones and an alert Muldoon headed in from two yards.

Harrogate then almost stole all three points in stoppage time when a deep left-wing cross by Jones rattled the frame of the goal with veteran Crawley keeper Stuart Nelson well beaten.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Harrogate

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Belshaw
  • 2Fallowfield
  • 12Lawlor
  • 20Hall
  • 6BurrellSubstituted forJonesat 76'minutes
  • 7Thomson
  • 17KerryBooked at 54minsSubstituted forKirbyat 76'minutes
  • 4Falkingham
  • 23WalkerSubstituted forMartinat 45'minutes
  • 18Muldoon
  • 14Kiernan

Substitutes

  • 3Jones
  • 9Beck
  • 10Martin
  • 13Cracknell
  • 15Kirby
  • 16Stead

Crawley

Formation 4-4-2

  • 37Nelson
  • 15Davies
  • 5McNerney
  • 24Craig
  • 3Doherty
  • 14AllarakhiaSubstituted forDallison-Lisbonat 78'minutesBooked at 83mins
  • 8Powell
  • 39Hessenthaler
  • 16Nichols
  • 36WattersSubstituted forFrostat 59'minutes
  • 10Nadesan

Substitutes

  • 1Morris
  • 6Dallison-Lisbon
  • 11Frost
  • 17Adebowale
  • 18Sesay
  • 23Ashford
  • 26Galach
Referee:
Martin Coy

Match Stats

Home TeamHarrogateAway TeamCrawley
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home15
Away16
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Harrogate Town 1, Crawley Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Harrogate Town 1, Crawley Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Aaron Martin (Harrogate Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Josh Doherty (Crawley Town).

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. George Thomson (Harrogate Town) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Ryan Fallowfield.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Connor Kirby (Harrogate Town).

  7. Post update

    Tom Dallison-Lisbon (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Connor Kirby (Harrogate Town).

  9. Post update

    Joe McNerney (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Tom Nichols (Crawley Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jake Hessenthaler.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Brendan Kiernan (Harrogate Town).

  12. Post update

    Josh Doherty (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Harrogate Town 1, Crawley Town 1. Jack Muldoon (Harrogate Town) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Aaron Martin.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Aaron Martin (Harrogate Town) header from very close range is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Dan Jones.

  15. Booking

    Tom Dallison-Lisbon (Crawley Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  16. Post update

    Jack Muldoon (Harrogate Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Tom Dallison-Lisbon (Crawley Town).

  18. Post update

    Foul by Connor Hall (Harrogate Town).

  19. Post update

    Ashley Nadesan (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Harrogate Town. Conceded by Tom Dallison-Lisbon.

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