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Kidderminster Harriers 1-1 Southport

Jack Byrne's second-half goal earned play-off chasers Kidderminster Harriers a draw against relegation-threatened Southport at Aggborough.

Striker Danny Hattersley put John Coleman's visitors ahead, tapping in a John O'Sullivan cross.

Byrne was gifted the equaliser, finding the net after Southport goalkeeper Danny Hurst failed to clear a corner.

David Fitzpatrick went close to winning it for the Sandgrounders, striking the post with a long-range free-kick.

The draw sees Kidderminster drop to eighth in the table, a point behind fifth-placed Grimsby, while Southport are four points above the relegation zone.

Southport manager John Coleman told BBC Radio Merseyside:

"It feels like a defeat to me. We've still got that monkey on our back - we can't win away from home.

"We've controlled the game for long periods. Although they didn't really hurt us, we didn't really hurt them.

"We've been done by an individual error. Danny's a top keeper but he's got to do better with that and he knows it."

Line-ups

Kidderminster

  • 1Lewis
  • 2Vaughan
  • 3Demetriou
  • 15Grimes
  • 30GowlingBooked at 32mins
  • 7Byrne
  • 16JackmanSubstituted forWrightat 61'minutes
  • 18Gittings
  • 10Malbon
  • 22Morgan-Smith
  • 9GashSubstituted forBlissettat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 23Vaughan
  • 13Blissett
  • 25O'Keefe
  • 14Wright
  • 26Bell

Southport

  • 1Hurst
  • 20Fitzpatrick
  • 7NsialaBooked at 32mins
  • 28Daly
  • 27O'SullivanBooked at 47mins
  • 10Ledsham
  • 18George
  • 6Brown
  • 21OsaweBooked at 73minsSubstituted forBrodieat 90+1'minutes
  • 9WalkerSubstituted forMukendiat 89'minutes
  • 15HattersleyBooked at 86mins

Substitutes

  • 16Joyce
  • 12Challoner
  • 8Mukendi
  • 14Rutherford
  • 25Brodie
Referee:
Craig Hicks
Attendance:
1,818

Match Stats

Home TeamKidderminsterAway TeamSouthport
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home11
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home12
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Kidderminster Harriers 1, Southport 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Kidderminster Harriers 1, Southport 1.
David Fitzpatrick (Southport) hits the woodwork with a left footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Karl Ledsham.
Foul by Jamie Grimes (Kidderminster Harriers).
John O'Sullivan (Southport) wins a free kick.
Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Richard Brodie replaces Osayamen Osawe.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Vinny Mukendi replaces Jason Walker.
Attempt missed. Amari Morgan-Smith (Kidderminster Harriers) right footed shot misses to the left.

Booking

Danny Hattersley (Southport) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Danny Hattersley (Southport).
Josh Gowling (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.
Offside, Southport. Danny Hattersley tries a through ball, but Danny Hattersley is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. Nathan Blissett replaces Michael Gash.
Foul by Aristote Nsiala (Southport).
Amari Morgan-Smith (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Kidderminster Harriers 1, Southport 1. Jack Byrne (Kidderminster Harriers) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.
Foul by Jamie Grimes (Kidderminster Harriers).
Danny Hattersley (Southport) wins a free kick.
Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.
Foul by Luke George (Southport).
Michael Gash (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Booking

Osayamen Osawe (Southport) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Hand ball by Osayamen Osawe (Southport).
Foul by Scott Brown (Southport).
Josh Gowling (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.
Corner, Southport.
Attempt missed. Danny Hattersley (Southport) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Foul by Anthony Malbon (Kidderminster Harriers).
Aristote Nsiala (Southport) wins a free kick.
Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.
Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.
Offside, Southport. John O'Sullivan tries a through ball, but John O'Sullivan is caught offside.
Foul by Lee Vaughan (Kidderminster Harriers).
Danny Hattersley (Southport) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. Nick Wright replaces Danny Jackman.
Attempt missed. Jack Byrne (Kidderminster Harriers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Foul by Jason Walker (Southport).
Jamie Grimes (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.
Foul by Scott Brown (Southport).
Danny Jackman (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Karl Ledsham (Southport) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by John O'Sullivan.
Corner, Southport.
Foul by Mickey Demetriou (Kidderminster Harriers).
John O'Sullivan (Southport) wins a free kick.
Foul by Aristote Nsiala (Southport).
Michael Gash (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Jack Byrne (Kidderminster Harriers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Hand ball by Amari Morgan-Smith (Kidderminster Harriers).

Booking

John O'Sullivan (Southport) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by John O'Sullivan (Southport).
Lee Vaughan (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Second Half

Second Half begins Kidderminster Harriers 0, Southport 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Kidderminster Harriers 0, Southport 1.
Offside, Southport. Danny Hattersley tries a through ball, but Danny Hattersley is caught offside.
Foul by Osayamen Osawe (Southport).
Lee Vaughan (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.
Foul by Michael Gash (Kidderminster Harriers).
Karl Ledsham (Southport) wins a free kick.
Foul by Anthony Malbon (Kidderminster Harriers).
Luke George (Southport) wins a free kick.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Luton37231136080
2Cambridge36181262966
3Alfreton3821413364
4Nuneaton39171012-261
5Grimsby3517991760
6Barnet3917913760
7Gateshead381611111059
8Kidderminster3817813259
9Forest Green37177131958
10Halifax37169121757
11Salisbury3816814-656
12Braintree34167111255
13Macclesfield3716615454
14Welling38141113453
15Lincoln City40141115-253
16Wrexham3914916-151
17Woking3715616-651
18Southport3811918-1642
19Hereford39101217-1742
20Chester3991317-2240
21Aldershot38121214438
22Dartford3810721-2137
23Tamworth388822-2732
24Hyde United391731-6810
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