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Lincoln City 3-2 Grimsby Town

Hamza Bencherif scored from an 88th-minute corner to give Lincoln victory over local rivals Grimsby Town.

Jordan Burrow had headed the Imps into an early lead, but Ben Tomlinson wasted the chance to double the lead when he hit the post with a penalty.

Alan Power hit the Grimsby bar before Craig Disley pounced to equalise after Lincoln failed to clear a free-kick.

Sean Newton restored City's lead with a penalty, but Jon Paul-Pittman levelled from distance before Bencherif won it.

Line-ups

Lincoln City

  • 26Townsend
  • 23BrownBooked at 34mins
  • 17Caprice
  • 6Diagne
  • 3Newton
  • 12MendyBooked at 52mins
  • 5Bencherif
  • 14NolanSubstituted forSam-Yorkeat 80'minutes
  • 8Power
  • 9Burrow
  • 11TomlinsonBooked at 86mins

Substitutes

  • 1Farman
  • 4Jordan
  • 7Kabba
  • 10Ledsham
  • 15Sam-Yorke

Grimsby

  • 1McKeown
  • 5PearsonSubstituted forDoigat 57'minutes
  • 22Nsiala
  • 6Magnay
  • 2BignotBooked at 55mins
  • 8Disley
  • 16ClaySubstituted forMcLaughlinat 72'minutes
  • 11NeilsonSubstituted forHannahat 90'minutes
  • 4Brown
  • 14John-Lewis
  • 18Pittman

Substitutes

  • 7Mackreth
  • 10Hannah
  • 12Doig
  • 24Walker
  • 26McLaughlin
Referee:
Darren England
Attendance:
5,209

Match Stats

Home TeamLincoln CityAway TeamGrimsby
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home11
Away14
Shots on Target
Home6
Away7
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home10
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Lincoln City 3, Grimsby Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lincoln City 3, Grimsby Town 2.

Attempt missed. Delano Sam-Yorke (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Attempt missed. Jon-Paul Pittman (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is too high.

Offside, Lincoln City. Delano Sam-Yorke tries a through ball, but Delano Sam-Yorke is caught offside.

Corner, Lincoln City.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Ross Hannah replaces Scott Neilson.

Goal!

Goal! Lincoln City 3, Grimsby Town 2. Hamza Bencherif (Lincoln City) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Sean Newton with a cross.

Corner, Lincoln City.

Attempt saved. Aristote Nsiala (Grimsby Town) header from a difficult angle on the left is saved. Assisted by Scott Neilson with a cross.

Booking

Ben Tomlinson (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ben Tomlinson (Lincoln City).

Jon-Paul Pittman (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Lenell John-Lewis (Grimsby Town).

Nathaniel Brown (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Offside, Grimsby Town. Craig Disley tries a through ball, but Craig Disley is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Delano Sam-Yorke replaces Jon Nolan.

Foul by Jon-Paul Pittman (Grimsby Town).

Jake Caprice (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Corner, Lincoln City.

Foul by Scott Brown (Grimsby Town).

Arnaud Mendy (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Lenell John-Lewis (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Nathaniel Brown (Lincoln City).

Lenell John-Lewis (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Patrick McLaughlin replaces Craig Clay.

Attempt saved. Scott Neilson (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Foul by Arnaud Mendy (Lincoln City).

Jon-Paul Pittman (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Jon-Paul Pittman (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Sean Newton (Lincoln City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Goal!

Goal! Lincoln City 2, Grimsby Town 2. Jon-Paul Pittman (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from the right side of the box to the top left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Chris Doig replaces Shaun Pearson because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! Lincoln City 2, Grimsby Town 1. Sean Newton (Lincoln City) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Booking

Paul Bignot (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Penalty conceded by Paul Bignot (Grimsby Town) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Lincoln City. Ben Tomlinson draws a foul in the penalty area.

Booking

Arnaud Mendy (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Arnaud Mendy (Lincoln City).

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