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Huish Park (ATT 3,338) 12th March 2013 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: J Adcock

Yeovil Yeovil Town vs Crawley Town Crawley

Yeovil 2

B Webster (5)
P Madden (18)

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Crawley 2

J Walsh (46)
M Sparrow (62)

Crawley end Glovers run

Last Updated: 12/03/13 11:13pm

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Joe Walsh: Led the comeback

Joe Walsh: Led the comeback

Yeovil were left to rue a second-half collapse after Crawley fought back to earn a pulsating 2-2 draw at Huish Park.

The Glovers saw their seven-game winning home run come to an end after goals from Joe Walsh and Matt Sparrow cancelled out Byron Webster and Paddy Madden's first-half strikes.

The hosts took the lead after only five minutes when towering defender Webster powerfully headed home debutant Ben Gordon's cross.

Crawley's misery was compounded when Madden clinically converted Luke Ayling's delivery to notch his 20th goal of the campaign.

However, the visitors - who came into the game on the back of four wins in their last seven away games - threatened and missed some gilt-edged chances before half-time.

Billy Clarke rattled the crossbar with a free-kick before Brentford loanee Paul Hayes twice spurned glorious openings, including one from only five yards out.

Seconds after the break, though, the visitors reduced the deficit after Walsh nodded home a Mat Sadler free-kick.

Sparrow then completed the comeback with a confident strike before both sides rattled the woodwork twice in a dramatic late flurry.

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2 Peterborough United 13 26
3 Swindon Town 11 22
4 Preston North End 11 22
5 Milton Keynes Dons 11 20
6 Notts County 12 20
7 Sheffield United 12 20
8 Chesterfield 12 19
9 Fleetwood Town 13 19
10 Oldham Athletic 13 19
11 Bradford City 13 18
12 Rochdale 12 17
13 Barnsley 12 15
14 Doncaster Rovers 11 14
15 Crawley Town 13 14
16 Colchester United 13 13
17 Coventry City 13 13
18 Gillingham 13 13
19 Yeovil Town 13 13
20 Leyton Orient 12 12
21 Walsall 13 12
22 Port Vale 13 12
23 Scunthorpe United 13 11
24 Crewe Alexandra 13 10