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Aldershot Town 1-0 Hyde

Aldershot beat already-relegated Hyde to boost their hopes of avoiding relegation from the Conference Premier.

Mark Molesley dragged a shot wide for the hosts before Adam Mekki's strike proved enough to split the two sides.

His turn and shot on half-time found the bottom right corner and gave Chris Kettings in the Hyde goal no chance.

The Shots' win is their first in four games and leaves them a point behind Hereford but with a much better goal difference than the Bulls.

Aldershot Town boss Andy Scott told BBC Surrey:

Andy Scott

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Andy Scott: Aldershot boss after win over Hyde

"At this stage of the season it's all about taking the points and we would've liked to have made it easier for ourselves. But although it got nervy towards the end it's three points and a clean sheet.

"Mekki has played up front before against Chester and we wanted to play with two out-and-out wingers and take the game to them. I thought he did very well and worked well with Josh [Scott] and his versatility helped us.

"I thought Mark Phillips for his first game showed what he's about with his organisation and I felt he was excellent."

Line-ups

Aldershot

  • 1Morris
  • 30Phillips
  • 3TonkinSubstituted forButlerat 12'minutes
  • 15BarkerSubstituted forOastlerat 64'minutes
  • 7Mekki
  • 19MolesleyBooked at 40mins
  • 29Oyeleke
  • 14RobertsSubstituted forCornickat 68'minutes
  • 4Stanley
  • 22Gibbs
  • 16Scott

Substitutes

  • 2Oastler
  • 8Rowlands
  • 28Butler
  • 31Cornick
  • 12Martin

Hyde United

  • 20Kettings
  • 24McQuade
  • 21BlakemanSubstituted forThorntonat 86'minutes
  • 12Thurston
  • 2Brizell
  • 4HainingSubstituted forKirbyat 59'minutes
  • 7PooleSubstituted forWhincopat 34'minutes
  • 18Clark
  • 11Hughes
  • 8Brown
  • 6TomsettBooked at 50mins

Substitutes

  • 30Kirby
  • 19McNiven
  • 25Whincop
  • 16Thornton
  • 17Fitzgerald
Referee:
Amy Fearn
Attendance:
1,591

Match Stats

Home TeamAldershotAway TeamHyde United
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home15
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home16
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Aldershot Town 1, Hyde FC 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Aldershot Town 1, Hyde FC 0.
Attempt blocked. Mark Phillips (Aldershot Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
Attempt missed. Craig Stanley (Aldershot Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Foul by Manny Oyeleke (Aldershot Town).
Liam Tomsett (Hyde FC) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. Connor Hughes (Hyde FC) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Corner, Hyde FC.

Substitution

Substitution, Hyde FC. Darren Thornton replaces Adam Blakeman.
Attempt saved. Josh Brizell (Hyde FC) right footed shot from long range on the left is saved.
Foul by Jaydon Gibbs (Aldershot Town).
Jordan Clark (Hyde FC) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Harry Cornick (Aldershot Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Attempt missed. Manny Oyeleke (Aldershot Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Foul by Harry Cornick (Aldershot Town).
Adam Blakeman (Hyde FC) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Josh Scott (Aldershot Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.
Foul by Adam Blakeman (Hyde FC).
Jaydon Gibbs (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.
Corner, Aldershot Town.
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