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Lincoln City 4-1 Alfreton Town

Lincoln ended a run of eight games without a win by thrashing third-placed Alfreton in the Conference Premier.

The Imps took the lead after just eight minutes when Darran Kempson diverted a Mitch Austin cross into his own net.

Nick Wright fired in to make it 2-0, before Nick Fenton headed a goal back for Alfreton from a Tom Shaw corner.

But Lincoln sealed victory with a 20-yard strike from Jon Nolan and Delano Sam-Yorke added some gloss to the scoreline late on with a header.

It was the first time City have celebrated victory at home since 28 September and lifted them to 16th in the table.

Line-ups

Lincoln City

  • 1FarmanBooked at 64mins
  • 3NewtonSubstituted forGrayat 66'minutes
  • 2MillerSubstituted forSheridanat 77'minutes
  • 23Brown
  • 19Nolan
  • 17Dixon
  • 6Fofana
  • 4Jordan
  • 28AustinBooked at 58minsSubstituted forRoweat 90'minutes
  • 18Sam-Yorke
  • 10Wright

Substitutes

  • 9Rowe
  • 7Fairhurst
  • 12Sheridan
  • 15Gray
  • 31Preece

Alfreton

  • 15Worsnop
  • 10BradleySubstituted forWishartat 85'minutes
  • 4WestwoodBooked at 63mins
  • 2WoodSubstituted forMeadowsat 77'minutes
  • 6Kempson
  • 21Rowe-Turner
  • 16Fenton
  • 8ShawSubstituted forLawat 69'minutes
  • 23Poku
  • 9Clayton
  • 18Akinde

Substitutes

  • 12Meadows
  • 13Wishart
  • 20McFadzean
  • 3Franklin
  • 7Law
Referee:
Simon Bennett
Attendance:
1,877

Match Stats

Home TeamLincoln CityAway TeamAlfreton
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home8
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home10
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Lincoln City 4, Alfreton Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lincoln City 4, Alfreton Town 1.

Attempt saved. Danny Meadows (Alfreton Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Danny Meadows (Alfreton Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Danny L. Rowe replaces Mitchell Austin.

Foul by Delano Sam-Yorke (Lincoln City).

Darran Kempson (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Lincoln City 4, Alfreton Town 1. Delano Sam-Yorke (Lincoln City) header from the left side of the six yard box to the top left corner. Assisted by Dan Gray.

Attempt blocked. Nick Wright (Lincoln City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Lincoln City.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Daniel Wishart replaces Daniel Bradley.

Attempt blocked. Josh Law (Alfreton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Nick Wright (Lincoln City).

Josh Law (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Offside, Alfreton Town. John Akinde tries a through ball, but John Akinde is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Lincoln City 3, Alfreton Town 1. Jon Nolan (Lincoln City) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

Attempt blocked. Darran Kempson (Alfreton Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Josh Law.

Corner, Alfreton Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Danny Meadows replaces Bradley Wood.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Jake Sheridan replaces Tom Miller.

Attempt missed. Nick Fenton (Alfreton Town) header from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Josh Law.

Corner, Alfreton Town.

Foul by Josh Law (Alfreton Town).

Bohan Dixon (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Foul by Godfrey Poku (Alfreton Town).

Jon Nolan (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Josh Law replaces Tom Shaw.

Foul by John Akinde (Alfreton Town).

Nathaniel Brown (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Foul by Delano Sam-Yorke (Lincoln City).

Darran Kempson (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Dan Gray replaces Sean Newton because of an injury.

Booking

Paul Farman (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Chris Westwood (Alfreton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Chris Westwood (Alfreton Town).

Delano Sam-Yorke (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Corner, Alfreton Town.

Corner, Alfreton Town.

Attempt saved. Tom Shaw (Alfreton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Booking

Mitchell Austin (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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