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Macclesfield Town 1-2 Forest Green Rovers

Yan Klukowski gave Forest Green victory over Macclesfield and became the club's all-time top scorer in the Conference.

The 27-year-old midfielder surpassed the previous record of 46 just two minutes into the game, hitting a powerful drive past Rhys Taylor.

And his stooping header made it 2-0 to Rovers after 20 minutes.

Scott Boden pulled one back for Macc after the break, firing low under keeper Sam Russell, but he was unable to convert an equaliser moments later.

Forest Green Rovers midfielder Yan Klukowski told BBC Gloucestershire:

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Post-match: Forest Green's Klukowski

"I'm delighted [with the record] and it makes it even more special that we won the game.

"It's great to get individual accolades but it's about the team. But it was a nice moment for me and my family.

"The first goal was probably the best one I've scored all season."

Line-ups

Macclesfield

  • 1R Taylor
  • 3Andrew
  • 26Halls
  • 27Pilkington
  • 12Williams
  • 7MackrethSubstituted forRoweat 70'minutes
  • 15LewisBooked at 75minsSubstituted forKayat 79'minutes
  • 23Whitaker
  • 6Turnbull
  • 11Winn
  • 19BodenSubstituted forConnorat 90+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 25Kay
  • 24Rowe
  • 28Cowan
  • 20Branagan
  • 2Connor

Forest Green

  • 1Russell
  • 20Oliver
  • 2Hodgkiss
  • 22GreenBooked at 36mins
  • 6Bennett
  • 15Oshodi
  • 4Bangura
  • 8KlukowskiSubstituted forKellyat 62'minutes
  • 14TaylorSubstituted forWrightat 81'minutes
  • 7NorwoodBooked at 73mins
  • 29Hughes

Substitutes

  • 23Barry
  • 9Wright
  • 30Jordan
  • 24Kelly
  • 21White
Referee:
Amy Fearn
Attendance:
1,142

Match Stats

Home TeamMacclesfieldAway TeamForest Green
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home11
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Macclesfield Town 1, Forest Green Rovers 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 1, Forest Green Rovers 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Joe Connor replaces Scott Boden because of an injury.
Foul by Daniel Wright (Forest Green Rovers).
Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.
Corner, Macclesfield Town.
Foul by Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town).
Marcus Kelly (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Daniel Wright replaces Matty Taylor.
Foul by Scott Kay (Macclesfield Town).
Marcus Kelly (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Scott Kay replaces Paul Lewis.
Offside, Forest Green Rovers. Lee Hughes tries a through ball, but Lee Hughes is caught offside.
Corner, Macclesfield Town.
Attempt blocked. Andy Halls (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Booking

Paul Lewis (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Paul Lewis (Macclesfield Town).
Luke Oliver (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Booking

James Norwood (Forest Green Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by James Norwood (Forest Green Rovers).
Steve Williams (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Lee Hughes (Forest Green Rovers) header from a difficult angle on the left misses to the right. Assisted by James Norwood.
Foul by Andy Halls (Macclesfield Town).
Marcus Kelly (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Danny M. Rowe replaces Jack Mackreth.
Attempt missed. Lee Hughes (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is too high. Assisted by Marcus Kelly.
Corner, Forest Green Rovers.
Corner, Forest Green Rovers.
Attempt blocked. James Norwood (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
Lee Hughes (Forest Green Rovers) hits the woodwork with a right footed shot from the left side of the box.
Foul by George Pilkington (Macclesfield Town).
Matty Taylor (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.
Foul by Matty Taylor (Forest Green Rovers).
Andy Halls (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Scott Boden (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Marcus Kelly replaces Yan Klukowski because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 1, Forest Green Rovers 2. Scott Boden (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Andy Halls with a cross.
Attempt saved. Danny Andrew (Macclesfield Town) header from a difficult angle on the right is saved. Assisted by Peter Winn.
Corner, Macclesfield Town.
Attempt saved. Scott Boden (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.
Attempt missed. Paul Green (Forest Green Rovers) header from the left side of the box misses to the left.
Foul by Jared Hodgkiss (Forest Green Rovers).
Jack Mackreth (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Peter Winn (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jack Mackreth.
Corner, Macclesfield Town.
Foul by Andy Halls (Macclesfield Town).
Yan Klukowski (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.
Foul by Yan Klukowski (Forest Green Rovers).
Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Second Half

Second Half begins Macclesfield Town 0, Forest Green Rovers 2.

Half Time

First Half ends, Macclesfield Town 0, Forest Green Rovers 2.
Attempt missed. Lee Hughes (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is too high.
Foul by Dale Bennett (Forest Green Rovers).
Scott Boden (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Jack Mackreth (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Booking

Paul Green (Forest Green Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Paul Green (Forest Green Rovers).
Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.
Foul by Paul Green (Forest Green Rovers).
Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.
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