Last-gasp Wright-Phillips wins it: Match Review

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Ten-man Plymouth scored a last-gasp winner to seal the points in a 3-2 success at Swindon.

Argyle stunned Swindon in the first half, scoring two goals in the first 10 minutes after Town had dominated the opening proceedings.

Plymouth's first came through a long throw by Kari Arnason, centre-back Reda Johnson beating Swindon goalkeeper David Lucas to nod home into an empty net.

Peter Reid's men then began to dominate proceedings, twice coming close to add a second. And after 10 minutes they were 2-0 up, Jim Paterson whipping in a cross from the left for Bradley Wright-Phillips to poke home from six yards out.

However, with Plymouth pushing to add a third, Swindon pulled a goal back through David Prutton with a powerful shot from 25 yards out.

Swindon started the second half in positive fashion, Thomas Dossevi and Jon-Paul McGovern both coming close before they drew level in the 74th minute, Michael Rose smashing a low free-kick from 20 yards out to make it 2-2.

But minutes later the home side were dealt a blow when Prutton was sent off after bringing down Wright-Phillips, before Plymouth's Johnson sent off for his second yellow.

And just as it looked as if it would end all-square, Wright-Phillips popped up five minutes into stoppage time to head home Craig Noone's cross.

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David Lucas
Kari Arnason
Jon-Paul McGovern
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David Prutton
Michael Rose
Reda Johnson
Craig Noone
Peter Reid
Bradley Wright-Phillips

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