Murphy snatches point for Stanley
Peter Murphy grabbed a late equaliser for Accrington as Dagenham
were denied their first home league win of the season in a 1-1
The defender’s 85th-minute finish salvaged a point just as it
looked like the hosts were going to take all three through
midfielder Luke Howell’s 61st-minute strike.
John Still’s misfiring side are without a win in six, while
Accrington’s second successive draw continued their solid start to
the new campaign.
Romy Boco shot wide after just 33 seconds as the visitors
started the brighter and Padraig Amond and Lee Molyneux went
But having endured some early pressure it was Still’s men who
went ahead courtesy of Howell’s neat close-range finish just after
the hour mark. The midfielder latched on to Gavin Hoyte’s
inch-perfect pass to fire home.
However, with five minutes remaining Murphy collected a pass
from Molyneux to level matters.
Substitute Danny Green headed wide in injury-time with what
would have been a winning goal.