Bristol Rovers 3-3 Accrington: Stanley comeback earns draw

Bristol R vs Accrington
Sky Bet League One
3:00pm Saturday 7th September

Memorial Stadium
(Att: 6524)

Accrington Stanley battled to make a 3-3 League One draw at Bristol Rovers.
When Ollie Clarke’s cross-shot was exploited in by Alex Rodman, the home side took a fourth-minute direct. However, Stanley were level Jordan Clark bursting into the box to net, on 18 minutes.
Two minutes later Sam Finley broke to shoot home right-footed and it was 2-2 about 41 minutes as Jonson Clarke-Harris fired from 15 metres after Clarke’s shot had ricocheted into his path.
After Seamus Conneely has been shown a second yellow card stanley were reduced to 10 men on 49 minutes.
Clarke-Harris’ produced a spectacular overhead kick to put Rovers in front for Dion Charles on 63 minutes to equalise after being fouled by Josh Hare.
Referee Neil Hair took a blow and needed to be substituted by linesman Andrew Laver. Kyle Bennett hit the bat throughout fourteen minutes of stoppage time for Rovers.

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