Stockport produced an unimaginable fightback as they surprised League One Bolton 5-3 after extra-time within the FA Cup.
Dave Challinor’s Nationwide League facet got here again from 3-1 right down to seal a second-round journey to Rotherham, though a late pitch invasion might effectively see Stockport in hassle with the Soccer Affiliation.
The vast majority of County’s greatest crowd in over a decade have been surprised by a blistering begin from Bolton.
After 70 seconds, Elias Kachunga went on an excellent solo run earlier than firing house from 25 yards by way of a deflection off house defender Mark Kitching.
The lead was then doubled when Ash Palmer might solely flip Josh Sheehan’s pushed cross into his personal web.
The hosts halved the deficit within the twenty fourth minute as Paddy Madden slotted house a penalty after Lloyd Isgrove had tripped Ryan Rydel.
Nevertheless, one other defensive calamity noticed Amadou Bakayoko faucet into an empty web to make it 3-1 after Kitching tried to go again to goalkeeper Ethan Ross.
A breathless conflict then noticed Scott Quigley head house Rydel’s cross to make it 3-2 simply earlier than half-time.
Stockport bossed the third quarter of the sport, with Quigley lashing narrowly excessive.
Nevertheless, they didn’t degree till the 86th minute when Palmer powered house a header from Rydel’s nook.
Quigley dramatically made it 4-3 to Stockport within the first half of extra-time when he expertly hooked house, earlier than substitute Ollie Crankshaw’s last-gasp breakaway fifth sealed a memorable victory.