Story of the day: Ebbsfleet United 2-2 Hartlepool United –familiar frustrations return for Pools as 10 man Ebbsfleet come from 2-0 down to snatch a point

Hartlepool United let a 2-0 lead slip for the second time in three league matches as 10-man Ebbsfleet United snatched a point at Stonebridge Road.

Saturday, 16th November 2019, 5:09 pm
Gavan Holohan of Hartlepool United celebrates scoring his sides second goal with Luke James of Hartlepool United during the Vanarama National League match between Ebbsfleet United and Hartlepool United at The Cufflink Stadium, Northfleet on Saturday 16th November 2019. (Credit: Leila Coker | MI News)

Pools had been excellent in the first half with a Gavan Holohan brace putting them well in control before Josh Umerah was shown a straight red card for kicking-out at Michael Raynes on the stroke of half-time.

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But the visitors couldn’t find a third goal despite some big chances to do so. And when Myles Weston burst away to reduce the deficit, the game suddenly turned on its head as Weston’s free-kick levelled the score with less than 10-minutes remaining. Refresh the page and scroll through our live blog to see how events unfolded...