Stevenage keeper Chris Day saved Marvin Morgan's late penalty to earn the league newcomers a point at Aldershot.
The visitors had a first-half goal disallowed after striker Chris Beardsley was deemed offside.
But Beardsley did put the visitors in front when he netted from Yemi Odubade's flick-on.
Aldershot substitute Damien Spencer levelled after slotting home, before Morgan's weak penalty was saved by Day, who went the right way.
Morgan then followed up to put the rebound in the net, but referee Mark Halsey disallowed it after spotting an infringement on the line.
Aldershot manager Kevin Dillon told BBC Surrey: "You've got to give them credit for their organisation and getting bodies in the way. I'm obviously disappointed we didn't win but I'm pleased with the way we came back and we probably should have won in the end.
"I don't mind if people miss a penalty but I always used to smash it. Marvin can take as many penalties as he wants but I'd rather he put a bit of power into it.
"The keeper guessed well and then he missed the second chance that was probably easier."
Stevenage manager Graham Westley told BBC Three Counties Radio:
"I was really pleased with the players in terms of them sticking at their jobs and hanging in there, giving us a chance to sort something out at half-time.
"In the second half we set about the game in a much more positive way. We looked organised in our attacking play, we looked organised defensively, and I thought we were the better side.
"Anyone that comes here and gets a point will be in the minority this year. There will be a lot of sides coming here and getting beat."
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Saturday, 28 August 2010
Npower League Two
11 Straker (McGlashan 87)
04 Guttridge (Spencer 59)
07 Little (Small 76)
10 M Morgan yellow card
04 Charles (Bridges 38)
05 Ashton yellow card
09 Griffin (Laird 24)
23 Sinclair (Wilson 89)
Ref: HalseyAtt: 2,525
Attempts on target
Attempts off target
93:10 The referee gets the match started.
90:00+1:29 Ben Harding takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Damian Spencer produces a header from deep inside
the six-yard box that clears the bar.
90:00+0:58 Jon Ashton challenges Damian Spencer unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ben Harding takes the free kick.
90:00 The match has reached full-time.
89:37 John Mousinho takes a shot. Ben Harding gets a block in.
88:22 Substitution (Stevenage) makes a substitution, with Lawrie Wilson coming on for Robert Sinclair.
87:42 Darren Jones gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Beardsley. Scott Laird takes the direct free kick.
86:51 Shot on goal by Marvin Morgan from just inside the area goes over the target.
86:03 Substitution Anthony Straker goes off and Jermaine McGlashan comes on.
85:10 Chris Day fouled by Marvin Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Day restarts play with the free kick.
85:10 Penalty taken by Marvin Morgan is saved by Chris Day. Aldershot 1-1 Stevenage.
83:54 Penalty awarded for a foul by Jon Ashton on Damian Spencer.
82:47 Marvin Morgan takes a shot. Save made by Chris Day.
81:49 Ronnie Henry takes a shot. Save by Jamie Young.
81:30 Marvin Morgan takes a shot. Blocked by Jon Ashton.
79:33 Corner taken by Ben Harding from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Michael Bostwick.
79:09 Ben Harding takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Chris Day.
77:33 Direct free kick taken by Ben Harding.
77:33 Booking Booking for Jon Ashton.
77:24 Jon Ashton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Damian Spencer.
76:47 The referee blows for offside. Chris Day takes the indirect free kick.
75:48 Jamie Vincent crosses the ball, Damian Spencer has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.
75:08 Substitution (Aldershot) makes a substitution, with Wade Small coming on for Glen Little.
72:33 The ball is sent over by Scott Laird, Chris Day makes a save.
71:11 Effort from long distance by Michael Bostwick goes wide right of the goal.
70:33 Corner taken by Scott Laird, clearance made by Darren Jones.
70:22 The ball is sent over by Yemi Odubade, clearance by Jamie Vincent.
67:49 John Mousinho fouled by Damian Spencer, the ref awards a free kick. Jon Ashton takes the free kick.
66:27 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yemi Odubade by Darren Jones. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes
in from Scott Laird.
64:34 Anthony Straker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Sinclair. Yemi Odubade takes the direct free kick.
62:14 Assist on the goal came from Jamie Young.
62:14 GOAL - Damian Spencer:Aldershot 1 - 1 Stevenage Damian Spencer finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Aldershot 1-1
62:03 David Bridges takes a shot. Save by Jamie Young.
60:47 Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Glen Little.
59:57 Jon Ashton concedes a free kick for a foul on Marvin Morgan. Ben Harding takes the direct free kick.
59:25 Headed effort from close range by Chris Beardsley goes wide left of the target.
58:05 Substitution Luke Guttridge goes off and Damian Spencer comes on.
55:16 The offside flag is raised against Marvin Morgan. Free kick taken by Chris Day.
54:19 Scott Laird takes the outswinging corner, Michael Bostwick takes a shot. Jamie Young makes a save.
54:12 The ball is crossed by Robert Sinclair, Luke Guttridge manages to make a clearance.
52:49 Marvin Morgan takes a shot. Mark Roberts gets a block in.
50:00 Yemi Odubade provided the assist for the goal.
50:00 GOAL - Chris Beardsley:Aldershot 0 - 1 Stevenage Chris Beardsley fires in a goal from just inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Aldershot 0-1 Stevenage.
48:03 The ball is crossed by Marvin Morgan, Ronnie Henry makes a clearance.
47:20 The offside flag is raised against Marvin Morgan. Chris Day takes the free kick.
47:06 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Glen Little by John Mousinho. Free kick taken by Glen Little.
45:01 The game restarts for the second half.
45:00+4:30 Booking The referee shows Marvin Morgan a yellow card for dissent.
45:00+2:37 Jamie Vincent challenges Robert Sinclair unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Day restarts play with the free kick.
45:00+0:47 Marvin Morgan challenges Mark Roberts unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Laird.
45:00 The whistle is blown to end the first half.
43:57 The offside flag is raised against Chris Beardsley. Jamie Vincent takes the free kick.
43:06 Foul by Ben Harding on Michael Bostwick, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Scott Laird.
39:56 Michael Bostwick takes a shot. Save by Jamie Young.
38:37 Anthony Straker takes a shot. Chris Day makes a save.
38:09 Short corner worked by Luke Guttridge.
36:49 Chris Day restarts play with the free kick.
36:49 Substitution David Bridges replaces Darius Charles.
36:49 Glen Little concedes a free kick for a foul on John Mousinho.
35:06 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darren Jones by Yemi Odubade. Jamie Young restarts play with the free kick.
33:02 A cross is delivered by Jamie Vincent, Mark Roberts manages to make a clearance.
32:38 The ball is delivered by Scott Laird, clearance made by Ben Herd.
31:40 The referee blows for offside against Marvin Morgan. Chris Day restarts play with the free kick.
Correction - 31:19 The official flags Chris Beardsley offside. Indirect free kick taken by Anthony Charles.
31:19 The assistant referee signals for offside against Chris Beardsley. Anthony Charles takes the direct free kick.
30:53 Free kick awarded for a foul by Robert Sinclair on Emmanuel Panther. Direct free kick taken by Darren Jones.
29:26 Effort from inside the area by Anthony Straker misses to the left of the goal.
29:02 Jon Ashton takes a shot. Save by Jamie Young.
27:45 Scott Laird crosses the ball, clearance by Ben Harding.
26:32 Ben Harding takes a shot. Chris Day makes a save.
23:51 Substitution Charlie Griffin goes off and Scott Laird comes on.
19:58 Marvin Morgan takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Roberts.
19:31 Ronnie Henry sends in a cross, Darren Jones makes a clearance.
17:49 The ball is swung over by Luke Guttridge, Jon Ashton manages to make a clearance.
16:48 The ball is delivered by Luke Guttridge, Ronnie Henry manages to make a clearance.
16:23 Corner taken by Luke Guttridge from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Jon Ashton.
16:17 Jamie Vincent sends in a cross, Jon Ashton gets a block in.
14:59 Shot from outside the box by Jamie Vincent misses to the left of the goal.
14:36 Centre by Ben Herd, Jon Ashton makes a clearance.
13:41 Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Bostwick on Glen Little. Ben Harding takes the direct free kick.
12:35 A cross is delivered by Ronnie Henry, clearance made by Jamie Vincent.
11:17 Shot from deep inside the area by Anthony Charles clears the bar.
11:08 The ball is crossed by Luke Guttridge, clearance by Jon Ashton.
10:58 Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Bostwick on Ben Harding. Free kick taken by Ben Harding.
9:46 Luke Guttridge takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Michael Bostwick.
9:39 Luke Guttridge crosses the ball, clearance by Mark Roberts.
5:03 Chris Beardsley takes a shot. Blocked by Anthony Charles.
3:47 A cross is delivered by Ronnie Henry, save by Jamie Young.
3:19 The ball is delivered by Yemi Odubade, Anthony Charles manages to make a clearance.
0:31 Luke Guttridge fouled by Michael Bostwick, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ben Harding.
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