Lowe seals five-goal thriller: Match Review

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Ryan Lowe's 73rd-minute winner saw Bury claim a thrilling 5-4 victory against Gillingham.

Bury led 2-0 at half-time before a remarkable second half saw seven goals in 26 minutes, with Bury's Andy Bishop and Gillingham's Adebayo Akinfenwa each bagging a brace.

The score was 4-4 heading into the last 20 minutes and Lowe also grabbed a second goal to edge a nine-goal thriller at Gigg Lane.

The hosts dominated the first half and Bishop claimed a 15th-minute opener after a poor back-pass by Josh Gowling, charging down Lance Cronin's kick before bundling the ball in.

Bishop and Lowe both missed great chances before Gowling bundled over Bishop and Lowe side-footed home from the penalty spot.

The visitors made a double substitution at the break and drew level two minutes after the restart as Akinfenwa turned the ball in from a Chris Palmer corner.

Bury restored their two-goal lead as Bishop poked a Lowe cross inside the near post. But two goals in two minutes saw Gills draw level as Akinfenwa headed home from a Palmer corner before laying off for Danny Spiller to hit a 20-yard drive past Cameron Belford.

Efe Sodje then headed home from a Steven Schumacher free-kick before Gills equalised again through a Palmer volley. But Lowe settled an extraordinary contest, curling past Cronin after Gills had halted a Bishop break.

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