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Lewis Cass' early red card made it an uphill task for Pools but they were still able to go ahead through Rhys Oates after 33-minutes.
Altrincham drew level on the stroke of half-time as Ryan Colclough’s powerful drive from distance was parried in by Ben Killip.
Pools climb up to second as a result but miss the opportunity to go top of the table.
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