ACCRINGTON Stanley conceded two late goals to exit the Carling Cup at the first-round stage tonight.
Chris Dagnall converted a penalty with eight minutes left after Kern Miller had pushed Andy Barcham, who added a second with a curling 20-yard effort in the third minute of stoppage time.
Stanley striker Kurtis Guthrie was denied by Josh Lillis when clear through inside 20 seconds and Craig Lindfield also saw a shot saved, although Barcham headed over from eight yards for
Barcham was on as a substitute after former Stanley midfielder Jimmy Ryan was
forced to limp off following a challenge from Dean Winnard.
Fellow ex-Red Bobby Grant came off the bench to appear for Scunthorpe in the
second half, when Kevin McIntyre turned Mark Duffy's cross against his own bar before the Iron won it with two late goals.
Stanley: Sean Murdoch; Dean Winnard, Kern Miller, Kevin Long, Kevin McIntyre; Andy Procter, Luke Joyce; Craig Lindfield (Sean Hessey 85), Ian Craney, Charlie Barnett (Peter Murphy 85); Kurtis Guthrie (Nat Taylor 85). Subs not used: Ian Dunbavin, Alan Burton, Leam Richardson.
Scunthorpe: Josh Lillis; Andrew Wright, Michael Nelson, Paul Reid, Eddie Nolan; Mark Duffy, Michael Collins, Sam Togwell, Jimmy Ryan (Andy Barcham 19); Garry Thompson (Bobby Grant 68), Chris
Dagnall (Jordan Robertson 86). Subs not used: Sam Slocombe, Aron Wint, Ashley Palmer, Jordan Thewlis.
Referee: Oliver Langford.