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Fleetwood Town 1-1 Accrington Stanley

Substitute Josh Morris missed a late penalty as Fleetwood drew an entertaining clash against play-off chasing Accrington.

After Cameron Burgess tripped Wes Burns in the 79th minute, Morris's spot-kick was brilliantly saved by Nathan Baxter and the Cod Army have now won just once in their past 14 games.

The game burst into life with two goals inside 90 seconds midway through the first half.

Stanley struck first, with an unmarked Adam Phillips smashing home from 20 yards after he met Joe Pritchard's free-kick.

Fleetwood's swift reply came from Burns, who drove home from the tightest of angles after he latched onto Dan Batty's pass.

The hosts almost struck again when Kyle Vassell's snapshot on the turn was well saved by Baxter and shortly before the break another angled strike from Burns was beaten away by Baxter.

After the restart the woodwork saved Fleetwood when Pritchard's 25-yarder struck the post, before Mark Hughes saw an audacious effort from the half-way line palmed behind by Fleetwood keeper Alex Cairns.

Report supplied by PA Media

Line-ups

Fleetwood

Formation 3-4-1-2

  • 21Cairns
  • 33Hill
  • 4ConnollyBooked at 79mins
  • 14MulgrewSubstituted forMorrisat 52'minutes
  • 7BurnsBooked at 4mins
  • 24Batty
  • 16Rossiter
  • 3Andrew
  • 10CampsBooked at 45mins
  • 29Garner
  • 18VassellSubstituted forSaundersat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Coleman
  • 8Duffy
  • 11Morris
  • 20Saunders
  • 22Donacien
  • 27Biggins
  • 39Morris

Accrington

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Baxter
  • 16Barclay
  • 3Hughes
  • 4BurgessBooked at 78mins
  • 2Nottingham
  • 36PhillipsSubstituted forSmythat 67'minutes
  • 28Conneely
  • 6ButcherSubstituted forMcConvilleat 67'minutes
  • 10PritchardSubstituted forMorganat 81'minutes
  • 19Bishop
  • 32CharlesSubstituted forRussellat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Smyth
  • 8Russell
  • 11McConville
  • 12Maguire
  • 14Uwakwe
  • 37Morgan
  • 40Savin
Referee:
Sam Allison

Match Stats

Home TeamFleetwoodAway TeamAccrington
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home16
Away13
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home13
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Fleetwood Town 1, Accrington Stanley 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Fleetwood Town 1, Accrington Stanley 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  4. Post update

    Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Rossiter (Fleetwood Town).

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Michael Nottingham (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by Ben Barclay following a corner.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ben Barclay (Accrington Stanley) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Sean McConville with a cross following a corner.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Josh Morris.

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Daniel Batty (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gerard Garner.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Harvey Saunders replaces Kyle Vassell.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Colby Bishop (Accrington Stanley).

  12. Post update

    Callum Connolly (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Vassell (Fleetwood Town).

  15. Post update

    Foul by Michael Nottingham (Accrington Stanley).

  16. Post update

    Daniel Batty (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Colby Bishop (Accrington Stanley).

  18. Post update

    James Hill (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Morgan (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Jonathan Russell replaces Dion Charles because of an injury.

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2Lincoln City30176747291857
3Hull321751052282456
4Portsmouth30157847281952
5Sunderland301312546262051
6Doncaster28154947361149
7Accrington2913884031947
8Ipswich29145103328547
9Oxford Utd29136104436845
10Plymouth31129104349-645
11Crewe31128114139244
12Charlton31128114544144
13Blackpool27134103326743
14MK Dons31119114541442
15Gillingham31125143942-341
16Fleetwood31910123429537
17Shrewsbury2891093233-137
18Swindon3194183857-1931
19Bristol Rovers3086163049-1930
20Rochdale31610154157-1628
21Burton2977153655-1928
22Wimbledon2977153053-2328
23Wigan3176183259-2727
24Northampton3168172449-2526
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