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Forest Green Rovers v Harriers
- Kick off: 7:45pm Tue 25 Jan 11
- Venue: The New Lawn
- Final score:
- Forest Green Rovers 1 - 1 Kidderminster Harriers
9:36pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Final whistle That's the end! Harriers deserve a point for their comeback but they are indebted to Danny Lewis who once again was magnificent and pulled off some fine saves.Reece Styche was lucky to stay on the pitch but Steve Burr will take what is a decent point.
9:35pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Both sides almost win the game in time added on. Reece Styche races on Gavin Caines' pass but is denied by Lewis again. At the other end of the pitch, Nick Wright strides into the box but James Bittner rushes out to block his shot.
9:27pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Goal! That was coming! Dave Hankin and Nick Wright combine to set up Chris McPhee, who rammed hom a low 12-yard shot.
9:25pm Tue 25 Jan 11: So close! Mark Albrighton's thunderbolt is parried by James Bittner and Danny Hall losts the ball (just) over his own net for another corner.
9:22pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Harriers go close! Lee Vaughan's firm low effort forced James Bittner into a low save. Nick Wright rushes into attack the loose ball but is adjudged offside.
9:21pm Tue 25 Jan 11: What a miss by Reece Styche! Keiron Forbes finds the striker, who has just Danny Lewis to beat but the hitman drags his shot wide.
9:19pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Fine stop by Danny Lewis. He dives to his right to deny Liam Enver-Marum.
9:17pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Harriers change 72 mins: Lee Morris pulls up with a thigh injury. He's replaced by Nick Wright.
9:16pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Substitution FGR change 70 mins: Liam Enver-Marum for Steve Guinan.
9:15pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Keith Briggs curls in an excellent cross and Jack Byrne's far post header is an easy one for James Bittner to make. Moments before Dave Hankin had done really well to dribble to edge of the box but hold onto the ball too long.
9:13pm Tue 25 Jan 11: After a stop-start period, Harriers are edging possession but no breakthrough so far. There's been a telling lack cutting edge by the visitors.
9:08pm Tue 25 Jan 11: There's been quite a delay as a a FGR player needs treatment.
9:06pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Yellow card Mark Albrighton is booked. To be honest I'm not sure what for.
9:03pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Substitution Harriers changne 58 mins: Jamille Matt is replaced Matty Blair, while Jack Byrne comes on for Callum Gittings. Byrne goes to central midfield, Chris McPhee moves up front and Matty Blair will play on the left wing.
9:00pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Keith Briggs is barged over 30-yards out by Keiron Forbes. Lee Morris' free-kick is headed away by Luke Jones. The ball is put back into the box but Mark Albrighton is offside.
8:57pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Reece Styche is FGR's main threat. He wins the ball 30-yards out and surges down the left before cutting in and firing in a low shot that an alert Danny Lewis takes at the second attempt.
8:55pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Yellow card Wayne Turk is booked for a strong but fair challenge on Chris McPhee.
8:50pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Half time It was a lacklustre showing by Harriers in the first half but inthe final few minutes may have lit the fire in their bellies for the second.
8:35pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Goal! That's the break as the game takes a nasty turn. The home fans boo when Michael Briscoe isn't sent off and player Ian Herring (who isn't playing for FGR tonight) comes onto the pitch to remonstrate with Harriers' players. What a disgrace!
8:34pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Tempers are boiling over here. Steve Burr is furious. Michael Briscoe is told off after Styche went to ground for an off the ball incident.
8:31pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Red card Danny Lewis is left holding his hands when he slid into by Reece Styche's foolish challenge. The linesman immediately raises his flag. The referee takes his name and shows only a yellow card. The FGR man is lucky to be on the pitch.
8:26pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Reece Styche's free-kick hits the wall. The ball is put back into the box but Steve Guinan flicks a header just wide.
8:25pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Yellow card Dave Hankins looks as though he's brought down by a FGR player but the referee waves play on and FGR go on the attack. Reece Styche drives to the edge of the box and goes down under what looked a decent challenge from Michael Briscoe. The defender is harshly booked.
8:24pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Michael Briscoe clears the ball as Yan Klukowski drives to the edge of the box.
8:23pm Tue 25 Jan 11: James Bittner just about gets a weak punch to Callum Gittings' corner but the referee blows for a foul.
8:21pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Danny Lewis rushes out of his box to claim the ball before Ross Dyer gets to it. Dyer was allowed to run in by Lee Vaughan.
8:17pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Harriers look vulnerable on the break. They see a call for penalty, after Danny Hall beats Lee Morris to the ball, ignored and FGR turn defence into attack. Luckily, Danny Lewis is equal to Ross Dyer's shot.
8:12pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Harriers are starting to push now. James Bittner takes a testing cross from Dave Hankin on the right wing.
8:08pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Jamille Matt comes close with a header but James Bittner just gets a hand to it.
8:06pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Goal! Steve Guinan's close range header beats Danny Lewis. Harriers' defence didn't pick him up when he stole into meet Jared Hodgkiss' cross.
8:03pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Super save by Danny Lewis. Harriers are opened up by a FGR counter-attack. Ross Styche rolled the ball across the box and the late arriving Ross Dyer fired in a 12-yard shot that Lewis showed excellent reactions to beat away.
8:00pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Danny Lewis beats away Reece Styche's skiddig 20-yard effort. Decent save. Styche was allowed to run 30-yards before unleashing his shot.
7:57pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Ross Dyer skips down the left and his low cross into the box is cleared by Michael Briscoe.
7:56pm Tue 25 Jan 11: At the moment Harriers have yet to penetrate FGR's disciplined two banks of four.
7:55pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Yan Klukowski ran into Mark Albrighton and FGR are awarded a free-kick on the left. Keiron Forbes' delivery is a poor one and it sails over the bar.
7:49pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Forest Green have had the slight edge in the game's opening exchanges.
7:46pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Forest Green line-up (4-4-2): Bittner (GK); Hodgkiss (RB); Jones (CB); Armstrong (LB); Styche (F); Dyer (RM); Hall (CB); Klukowski (LM); Turk (CM); Guinan (F); Forbes (CM).
7:45pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Danny Lewwis stoops down to take Steve Guinan's low effort.
7:45pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Here we go!
7:45pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Steve Burr makes three changes from the side which beat Barrow on Saturday. Nick Wright is relegated to the bench as Callum Gittings is restored to the left wing. Dave Hankins starts on the right, while Chris McPhee moves into central midfield for Jack Byrne. Matty Blair is also on the substitute's bench, while Jamille Matt starts up front alongside Lee Morris.
7:45pm Tue 25 Jan 11: Shuttle Online will have live match updates from Harriers' clash at Forest Green Rovers tonight.
- Forest Green Rovers
- David Hockaday
- Craig Armstrong
- Danny Hall
- James Bittner
- Jared Hodgkiss
- Keiron Forbes
- Luke Jones
- Reece Styche
- Ross Dyer
- Steve Guinan
- Yan Klukowski
- Chris Allen
- Gavin Caines
- Liam Enver-Marum
- Scott Bartlett
- Zak Jones
- Kidderminster Harriers
- Steve Burr
- Callum Gittings
- Chris McPhee
- Danny Lewis
- David Hankin
- Jamille Matt
- Keith Briggs
- Lee Morris
- Lee Vaughan
- Mark Albrighton
- Michael Briscoe
- Mike Williams
- Andy Stevens
- Jack Byrne
- Matty Blair
- Nick Wright
- Tom Shaw