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Macclesfield Town 2-0 Eastleigh

Macclesfield maintained their unbeaten Conference record with victory over high-flying Eastleigh.

Domaine Rouse met Scott Barrow's centre and his header from a tight angle opened the scoring for the hosts.

Paul Lewis doubled Macclesfield's advantage with a diving header from a Paul Turnbull cross.

James Constable and Craig McAllister had efforts saved as Eastleigh threatened a late fightback but the hosts hung on for all three points.

Line-ups

Macclesfield

  • 1Taylor
  • 4Waterfall
  • 2HallsBooked at 40mins
  • 3Barrow
  • 5Pilkington
  • 8Lewis
  • 11Moke
  • 6Turnbull
  • 14Gnahoua
  • 10Fairhurst
  • 19Rouse

Substitutes

  • 7Lavelle-Moore
  • 12Cowan
  • 15Haining
  • 18González Díaz
  • 20Branagan

Eastleigh

  • 1Flitney
  • 17Reid
  • 23Fry
  • 5Beckwith
  • 4CollinsSubstituted forWrightat 46'minutes
  • 16Evans
  • 10ReasonBooked at 45mins
  • 9Constable
  • 14Strevens
  • 13FleetwoodBooked at 40minsSubstituted forOdubadeat 46'minutes
  • 12MidsonSubstituted forMcAllisterat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Todd
  • 7Odubade
  • 11McAllister
  • 19Wright
  • 21Noice
Referee:
Robert Jones
Attendance:
1,284

Match Stats

Home TeamMacclesfieldAway TeamEastleigh
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home10
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home6
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Macclesfield Town 2, Eastleigh 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 2, Eastleigh 0.

Offside, Macclesfield Town. Adriano Moke tries a through ball, but Adriano Moke is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Craig McAllister (Eastleigh) header from the right side of the box is saved.

Foul by Waide Fairhurst (Macclesfield Town).

Matt Fry (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Will Evans (Eastleigh) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Will Evans (Eastleigh).

Scott Barrow (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Eastleigh.

Attempt saved. James Constable (Eastleigh) right footed shot from outside the box is saved. Assisted by Ross Flitney.

Offside, Macclesfield Town. Scott Barrow tries a through ball, but Scott Barrow is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Ben Wright (Eastleigh) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Foul by Luke Waterfall (Macclesfield Town).

Craig McAllister (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Foul by Will Evans (Eastleigh).

Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt blocked. Paul Lewis (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Ben Wright (Eastleigh) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Corner, Eastleigh.

Corner, Eastleigh.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Craig McAllister replaces Jack Midson.

Attempt missed. Yemi Odubade (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Foul by Yemi Odubade (Eastleigh).

Scott Barrow (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Paul Lewis (Macclesfield Town).

Jack Midson (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Foul by Arthur Gnahoua (Macclesfield Town).

Jai Reason (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Yemi Odubade (Eastleigh) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 2, Eastleigh 0. Paul Lewis (Macclesfield Town) header from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Paul Turnbull with a cross.

Foul by Ben Strevens (Eastleigh).

Waide Fairhurst (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt blocked. Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Paul Lewis (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Offside, Macclesfield Town. Arthur Gnahoua tries a through ball, but Arthur Gnahoua is caught offside.

Foul by Ben Wright (Eastleigh).

Luke Waterfall (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Yemi Odubade replaces Stuart Fleetwood.

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