National League
Nuneaton2Southport3

Nuneaton Town 2-3 Southport

Amadou Bakayoko stepped off the bench to score the winner as Southport edged a five-goal thriller at Nuneaton.

The visitors stormed into a two-goal lead as John Marsden fired home before Richard Brodie scored from close range.

Onome Sodje pulled one back for Nuneaton, then James Hogarth-Wren saved Brodie's penalty following a foul on Paul Rutherford.

Ryan Smith equalised for Nuneaton with a right-foot shot, but Bakayoko headed home to earn victory for Southport.

Line-ups

Nuneaton

  • 19Wren
  • 11StreeteSubstituted forStarostaat 86'minutes
  • 5DeanBooked at 90mins
  • 4Cowan
  • 3Franklin
  • 17Smith
  • 7ArmsonSubstituted forQuinnat 87'minutes
  • 26FowlerBooked at 14mins
  • 6Walker
  • 14GashBooked at 44mins
  • 28SodjeSubstituted forStankeviciusat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Starosta
  • 12Stankevicius
  • 18Brown
  • 21Quinn
  • 29Charles

Southport

  • 19Raya
  • 15Connor
  • 23McDonald
  • 6FosterBooked at 73mins
  • 3Fitzpatrick
  • 16Rutherford
  • 14Joyce
  • 8George
  • 25Austin
  • 18MarsdenBooked at 31mins
  • 10BrodieSubstituted forBakayokoat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Lloyd-Weston
  • 4Kay
  • 7Evans
  • 21Bakayoko
  • 22Mitchell
Referee:
John Brooks
Attendance:
743

Match Stats

Home TeamNuneatonAway TeamSouthport
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home10
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home16
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Nuneaton Town 2, Southport 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Nuneaton Town 2, Southport 3.

Foul by Lee Fowler (Nuneaton Town).

Charlie Joyce (Southport) wins a free kick.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Gavin Cowan (Nuneaton Town) for a bad foul.

Foul by Gavin Cowan (Nuneaton Town).

Amadou Bakayoko (Southport) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Ryan Quinn replaces James Armson.

Substitution

Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Ben Starosta replaces Theo Streete.

Offside, Nuneaton Town. Gareth Dean tries a through ball, but Gareth Dean is caught offside.

Corner, Nuneaton Town.

Attempt missed. John Marsden (Southport) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. David Fitzpatrick (Southport) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Foul by Theo Streete (Nuneaton Town).

John Marsden (Southport) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Nuneaton Town 2, Southport 3. Amadou Bakayoko (Southport) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Paul Rutherford.

Substitution

Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Simonas Stankevicius replaces Onome Sodje.

Foul by Joe Connor (Southport).

Michael Gash (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Amadou Bakayoko (Southport).

Gareth Dean (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Onome Sodje (Nuneaton Town) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Ryan Smith.

Corner, Nuneaton Town.

Attempt saved. James Armson (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Adam Walker (Nuneaton Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Booking

Luke Foster (Southport) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Luke Foster (Southport).

Michael Gash (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Hand ball by Lee Fowler (Nuneaton Town).

Corner, Nuneaton Town.

Foul by Mitchell Austin (Southport).

Michael Gash (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Southport.

Foul by Clayton McDonald (Southport).

Michael Gash (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Offside, Southport. Amadou Bakayoko tries a through ball, but Amadou Bakayoko is caught offside.

Foul by Ryan Smith (Nuneaton Town).

John Marsden (Southport) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Amadou Bakayoko replaces Richard Brodie.

Foul by Theo Streete (Nuneaton Town).

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