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  • McIndoe (49)
  • Arnason (45)
  • Date:2010-03-13
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Ricoh Arena
  • Attendance:18127
  • Referee:Haines, A

Live Commentary

90mins

That's it, it's all over, the referee has blown the final whistle.

89mins

Coventry are replacing Clinton Morrison with Freddy Eastwood.

81mins

Yannick Bolasie goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

75mins

Karl Duguid is booked for unsporting behaviour.

74mins

Bradley Wright-Phillips is being taken off, Joe Mason has come on in his place.

57mins

Richard Eckersley is being taken off, Gary Sawyer has come on in his place.

49mins

Goal!! Coventry have scored with Michael McIndoe putting it in the back of the net.

46mins

Stephen Wright is replaced by Marcus Hall.

46mins

Coventry are replacing Aron Gunnarsson with Gary Deegan.

46mins

The second half is under way with the score currently at 0 v 1.

45mins

Half time whistle is blown by A Haines

45mins

Goal!! Kari Arnason scores for Plymouth.

0mins

It's 3pm on Saturday, March 13th, the match has kicked off.

0mins

Coventry face Plymouth at 3pm on Saturday, March 13th.


Match Report

Coventry City moved to within two points of the play-offs after a 1-1 draw with Plymouth Argyle ahead of a crunch match against sixth-placed Cardiff on Tuesday night.

Kari Arnason had given the visitors the lead in first-half stoppage time but Michael McIndoe got his first goal for the Sky Blues to ensure the points were shared.

Coventry went into the match hoping to make it four wins in a row for the first time since December 2002.

In the opening stages, they looked a good bet to reach that milestone with a number of good moves.

Sammy Clingan was the first to threaten, when he fired a half-volley towards goal but the ball deflected off a defender to take it off course.

Jamie Mackie was the visitors' biggest threat and was denied in the 20th minute by a superb Keiren Westwood save. Mackie broke down the left-hand side of the area and hit a shot towards the top of the net, but Westwood tipped the ball over the bar with one hand.

Carl Baker was a nuisance down the right wing and he nearly set up McIndoe with a cross into the box, but the former Hereford man's header went wide.

The game looked set to be level at the break, but Stephen Wright's foul 30 yards out gave the visitors the opportunity they needed. Damien Johnson lifted the ball into the crowded box and Arnason headed past Westwood.

Chris Coleman's half-time team talk must have worked because City pulled level after four minutes of the restart. The chance came through Baker, who sent a ball towards the six-yard area. Substitute Gary Deegan missed the chance to shoot from close range, but McIndoe was waiting behind him to score his first goal for the club.

Coventry pushed on in search of the win and Jon Stead was causing trouble against the Pilgrims. Keeper David Stockdale had to be at solid to stop a powerful 56th-minute shot but was powerless in the 73rd when Stead smashed a shot across goal and past him, but the outstretched boot of McIndoe just missed an easy goal.

The Sky Blues piled on the pressure towards the end but Stockdale and his defence warded off the late threat to hold on.

Coventry City

Plymouth Argyle

Corners

97

Fouls

1013

Goal attempts

Shots off target

67

Offsides

10

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