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2017-18 English League One, Regular Season
  • Joel Grant (56')
  • Graham Carey (90'+1' PEN)
  • Richard Towell (33')

Graham Carey keeps Plymouth's play-off hopes alive

Graham Carey netted a last-gasp penalty as Plymouth kept their League One play-off hopes alive with a 2-1 comeback win over fourth-placed Rotherham.
Argyle player of the year Carey won and converted the stoppage-time spot-kick as his side rallied from 1-0 down.
Joel Grant had earlier cancelled out Richie Towell's opener before Carey's winner, leaving Plymouth two points off sixth-placed Scunthorpe - who they visit on Tuesday - with two matches remaining.
With their play-off place already secured, Rotherham played with a freedom and were duly rewarded when Towell fired the Millers ahead in the 33rd minute.
Towell rifled in from the right hand side of the penalty area after being teed up by David Ball, who had an earlier effort ruled out for offside.
Grant went solo to level after 61 minutes, sweeping the ball past Millers goalkeeper Marek Rodak from 10 yards.
And Carey kept his cool from 12 yards at the death after he was fouled in the box by Will Vaulks.

English League One Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Rotherham United 19 +21 38
2 Wigan Athletic 18 +18 38
3 Wycombe Wanderers 20 +9 38
4 Plymouth Argyle 20 +11 36
5 Sunderland 19 +7 36
6 Milton Keynes Dons 19 +13 34
7 Oxford United 19 +11 33
8 Sheffield Wednesday 20 +7 33
9 Portsmouth 20 +4 32
10 Burton Albion 20 -1 28
11 Ipswich Town 20 +6 27
12 Cheltenham Town 19 -4 27
13 Accrington Stanley 20 -9 27
14 Bolton Wanderers 20 0 26
15 Charlton Athletic 20 -1 23
16 Cambridge United 20 -8 23
17 AFC Wimbledon 18 -4 21
18 Lincoln City 19 -4 21
19 Shrewsbury Town 19 -7 19
20 Morecambe 19 -8 19
21 Gillingham 20 -11 17
22 Fleetwood Town 19 -8 15
23 Doncaster Rovers 19 -23 13
24 Crewe Alexandra 20 -19 12