Midfielder Mo Sangare was in the starting eleven for Accrington Stanley as they faced Peterborough at home. Stanley went in front with an injury-time volley in the first half from striker Dion Charles. Mo was brought off in the 83rd minute for defender Ben Barclay. Left-winger Tariq Uwakwe doubled Stanley’s lead in the 85th minute handing Stanley a 2-0 win to open the season. Tom Allan was an unused substitute for Accrington, who travel to face Burton Albion next Saturday.
? Here’s your #asfc team for today’s game against @theposhofficial.@pritchard_joe comes into the side, with @ColbyBishop29 named in the squad for the first time this season. pic.twitter.com/UXoXA0xxJF
— Accrington Stanley FC (@ASFCofficial) September 12, 2020
Kelland Watts made his Plymouth debut at home against Blackpool. The Pilgrims grabbed an early lead through Welsh U21 international Luke Jephcott, who headed home a 3rd-minute cross. The visitors had the lion’s share of possession but Plymouth held strong to take all three points. They’ll face Leyton Orient in the second round of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday.
— Plymouth Argyle FC (@Only1Argyle) September 12, 2020
Goalkeeper Jake Turner was handed his debut for Morecambe as they traveled to face Cheltenham. Striker Alfie May gave Cheltenham the lead with a 26th-minute goal after a cross fortuitously bounced off the bar and landed at his feet. The Shrimps leveled the match when they were awarded a penalty in the 78th minute which midfielder Adam Phillips converted. Striker Carlos Mendes Gomes gave Morecambe a late victory on a counter-attack in the 92nd minute. Turner faced 17 shots, 8 of which were on target as he helped Morecambe get off to a winning start.
— Morecambe FC (@ShrimpsOfficial) September 12, 2020