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Hartlepool 3-3 Swindon

Joel Porter and Simon Cox both scored hat-tricks
Porter and Cox both scored hat-tricks at Victoria Park

Joel Porter and Simon Cox both scored hat-tricks as Hartlepool came back from 3-0 down to draw with Swindon.

Cox gave Swindon a fifth-minute lead from the edge of the area, before his 25-yard shot was fumbled by Arran Lee-Barrett to make it 2-0 at half-time.

Cox grabbed a third after cutting in from the right, but Porter then bundled Andy Monkhouse's shot over the line.

Porter fired in a low free-kick from long range, and chipped in a superb third in the final minute of the game.

Hartlepool: Lee-Barrett, McCunnie (Sweeney 73), Nelson, Collins, Humphreys, Jones (Robson 57), Liddle, Monkhouse, Brown, Kyle, Porter.
Subs Not Used: Clark, Foley, Mackay.

Booked: McCunnie.

Goals: Porter 53, 82, 90.

Swindon: Phil Smith, Amankwaah, Ifil, Morrison, Jack Smith (Casal 80), Easton, Nalis, Peacock, Timlin, Paynter, Cox.
Subs Not Used: Brezovan, Joyce, McGovern, McNamee.

Booked: Casal.

Goals: Cox 5, 39, 52.

Att: 4,018

Ref: Karl Evans (Greater Manchester).

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