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Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Round 1 review

1 September 2015

Plymouth Argyle came from two goals down to beat AFC Wimbledon 3-2 in the stand-out Round 1 game of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.

Ade Azeez and Lyle Taylor struck first-half goals for the hosts but Jake Jervis, Ryan Brunt and Carl McHugh were on target as Derek Adams’ Pilgrims fought back to advance.

Northampton Town also won 3-2 with Marc Richards scoring the decisive goal at Sixfields against Colchester United.

DRAW: All eyes will now be on the #JPT Round 2 draw, which takes place on Saturday live on @SoccerAM!

— JPT (@JP_Trophy) September 1, 2015
Elsewhere, Sheffield United needed penalties to see off Hartlepool United in the early kick-off, following a 1-1 draw, while Luton Town saw off Sky Bet League 2 high-flyers Leyton Orient 2-1 despite being reduced to 10 men.

Jim Bentley’s Morecambe recorded arguably the result of the night as they beat Sky Bet League 1 leaders Walsall 2-0 at the Globe Arena.

Here’s a look at the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Round 1 results:

Northern Section

Accrington Stanley 1-2 Bury
Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Burton Albion (5-3 penalties)
Hartlepool United 1-1 Sheffield United (3-4 penalties)
Morecambe 2-0 Walsall
Notts County 3-1 Mansfield Town
Port Vale 1-0 Carlisle United
Scunthorpe United 1-2 Barnsley
Shrewsbury Town 2-0 Oldham Athletic

Southern Section

AFC Wimbledon 2-3 Plymouth Argyle
Cambridge United 0-2 Dagenham & Redbridge
Exeter City 2-0 Portsmouth
Luton Town 2-1 Leyton Orient
Millwall 1-0 Peterborough United
Newport County 1-1 Swindon Town (6-7 penalties)
Northampton Town 3-2 Colchester United
Yeovil Town 1-0 Barnet

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