Jason Price notched his first City goal to rescue a point at chilly Valley Parade tonight.

The on-loan Carlisle striker has just extended his stay until January 3 - and celebrated by finding the net in his eighth outing.

Accrington, who have now gone nine games at City without defeat, went ahead after 21 minutes. Tom Adeyemi handled in the box after misjudging a cross and Phil Edwards hammered in the penalty.

Peter Taylor could have few complaints at the break because his side had been poor and created nothing.

Taylor had made three changes from Saturday and Omar Daley's absence was one of them.

But the Jamaican came on for the second half as City finally picked up the tempo.

The improvement was rewarded after 56 minutes when Accrington keeper Ian Dunbavin tangled with James Hanson and Price was first to react to the loose ball.

City pushed for their first win in four games and Hanson went close with a header that Ray Putterill blocked in front of his own goal. Richard Eckersley then had a shot saved in stoppage time.

CITY: Pidgeley, Eckersley, Kiernan, Oliver, O'Brien, Osborne, Adeyemi, Doherty, Hendrie, Price, Hanson. Subs: Rehman, Daley, Evans, Bullock, Threlfall, McLaughlin.