Player ratings: Our marks out of 10 after Blackpool's draw to Accrington

Jordan Thompson was The Gazette's man of the match
Jordan Thompson was The Gazette's man of the match

Blackpool were denied their second consecutive win after Mark Hughes scored an injury time equaliser in today's 1-1 draw against Accrington Stanley.

MATCH REPORT: Blackpool 1-1 Accrington Stanley

Here's how Pool's players rated:

Mark Howard - 8

Made an outstanding double save and was unlucky to concede at the death and not keep a clean sheet.

Michael Nottingham - 7

Never looked like being beaten at the back and was always a threat going forwards. Should have done better with a couple of chances.

Ben Heneghan - 6

Made a vital block in the first half to deny Stanley taking the lead but let Hughes go unmarked for their goal.

Paudie O’Connor - 6

Lost a few aerial duels but otherwise solid. Dealt well with Stanley’s main attacking threat Billy Kee.

Marc Bola - 7

Defended well when he needed to, used his pace and strength. Also helped Delfouneso in attack to make 2v1 situations.

Ollie Turton - 7

Ran his socks off and always looked to play forward. Did very well in midfield but can’t be relied on to create.

Jay Spearing - 6

Moved the ball well at times and even came close to scoring with a volley that went just wide.

Jordan Thompson - 8

Hugely impressive. Ran the show in midfield and helped a create a number of chances with his set-piece deliveries.

Nathan Delfouneso - 7

Scored the goal and used his pace and trickery to his advantage. However should have been more clinical in front of goal.

Joe Dodoo - 6

Came close on a couple of occasions and should really have scored in the first half when he missed a gilt-edged chance.

Mark Cullen - 6

Never really tested Ripley in goal but was able to hold the ball up well and wait for his teammates to join him up the pitch.

Subs used

Liam Feeney - 6

For Cullen, 71

Mostly left to chase for lost causes as Accrington piled on the pressure at the end. Looks good with his feet and pacey.

John O’Sullivan - 6

For Bola, 71

No noticeable impact on the game either way. Brought on at a time when Stanley were beginning to up the ante.

Armand Gnanduillet - 6

For Dodoo, 79

Helped defensively, heading clear on a couple of occasions and also came close with a header at the other end.

Subs not used: Christoffer Mafoumbi, Chris Taylor, Harry Pritchard, Fin Sinclair-Smith

Accrington: Ripley, Johnson (Mangan), Styles, Hughes, Ihiewke, Clark, Conneely (Zanzala), Brown (Nolan), McConville, Finley, Kee

Subs not used: Maxted, Richards-Everton, Mingoia, Platt

Referee: Lee Mason

Attendance: 3,354 (720 Accrington)

Next match: Doncaster Rovers (away, Tuesday, August 28, 7.45pm, Carabao Cup second round)