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2017/18 English League One, Regular Season
  • Billy Bodin (40')
  • Ryan Sweeney (84')
  • Ellis Harrison (90'+3')
  • Kyle Vassell (12')

Bristol Rovers leave it late against Blackpool

Late goals from Ryan Sweeney and Ellis Harrison earned Bristol Rovers a 3-1 Sky Bet League One victory over Blackpool at the Memorial Stadium.
Centre-back Sweeney, sent on as a substitute for Joe Partington at the start of the second half, stooped to nod home Billy Bodin's inswinging cross from the right on 84 minutes.
and striker Harrison made sure of the points in stoppage time, running at the Blackpool defence before netting with a sweet low shot from 15 yards.
Blackpool had taken a 12th-minute lead when striker Kyle Vassell got in behind Rovers back-line from a long ball by Jimmy Ryan and fired a low right-footed shot in off the foot of a post.
Rovers hit back five minutes before the break when top scorer Bodin buried a left-footed drive from a narrow angle, having been put in by a Chris Lines throughball.
The visitors had plenty of possession but did not overly test Rovers goalkeeper Sam Slocombe.

English League One Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Ipswich Town 12 +14 27
2 Wycombe Wanderers 13 +9 26
3 Peterborough United 13 +14 24
4 Fleetwood Town 12 +9 23
5 Oxford United 14 +11 22
6 Coventry City 13 +1 21
7 Bristol Rovers 13 +1 21
8 Blackpool 13 +2 20
9 Doncaster Rovers 12 +2 19
10 Sunderland 12 +1 19
11 Rotherham United 12 +7 18
12 Lincoln City 14 -2 17
13 Shrewsbury Town 12 -3 17
14 Rochdale 13 -5 16
15 Burton Albion 11 +2 15
16 Gillingham 13 +2 14
17 Accrington Stanley 13 -4 14
18 Portsmouth 11 0 13
19 Tranmere Rovers 13 -5 13
20 Milton Keynes Dons 13 -7 13
21 AFC Wimbledon 14 -5 12
22 Southend United 13 -19 5
23 Bolton Wanderers 11 -25 -8