Grimsby 0-0 Macclesfield (5-4 on pens): James McKeown stars to earn Mariners a Carabao Cup trip to Chelsea

Grimsby vs Macc’field
Carabao Cup 2nd Rnd
7:45pm Tuesday 10th September

Blundell Park
(Att: 3011)

Grimsby Town win 5-4 on penalties.
Grimsby and Premier League giants Chelsea from the Carabao Cup next round will visit with against Macclesfield after James McKeown’s penalty shoot-out heroics.
McKeown, named captain before the eighth season rescued from Fraser Horsfall and Connor Kirby after the tie finished 0-0 after 90 minutes.
And the reward of also his side is a money-spinning trip to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, September 27.
Chances were far and few between despite Macclesfield using lots of the ball in central places — in the opening 45 minutes.
While Theo Archibald referred to as residence goalkeeper James McKeown Miles Welch-Hayes and connor Kirby fired through the first half.
With James Hanson, Ogbu at the end — but the offender was unable to muster a end to match.
Upon the restart, the home side presumed control. However, opportunities were passed up by Ogbu, Matt Green, and Hanson.
With youth graduate Max Wright moving close to making his mark, moments after coming off the seat, elliott Whitehouse also dragged wide on the elongate.
Ultimately, however, the tie was settled from 12 yards as club captain McKeown took centre stage.

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