National League
Alfreton1Macclesfield5

Alfreton Town 1-5 Macclesfield Town

Matthew Barnes-Homer
Macclesfield came from behind to thrash Alfreton

Matthew Barnes-Homer scored twice as Macclesfield moved to second with an emphatic victory at Alfreton.

The hosts had taken an early lead with Bradley Wood winning and converting a penalty.

But Barnes-Homer turned in Scott Barrow's cross before giving Macclesfield the lead.

Danny Whitaker, Chris Holroyd and Denny Johnstone added further goals with Waide Fairhurst also missing a penalty after Whitaker had been brought down.

Line-ups

Alfreton

  • 1Willis
  • 26Byrne
  • 5Graham
  • 10Bradley
  • 4CourtneyBooked at 68mins
  • 3Rowe-Turner
  • 2WoodSubstituted forClaytonat 54'minutes
  • 27JohnstonBooked at 60minsSubstituted forHicksat 89'minutes
  • 11Howell
  • 12ShawSubstituted forSheridanat 71'minutes
  • 23Hawley

Substitutes

  • 7Hicks
  • 9Clayton
  • 14Sheridan
  • 15Keane
  • 24Lamb

Macclesfield

  • 1Taylor
  • 2Halls
  • 5Pilkington
  • 3Barrow
  • 31Hogan
  • 23Whitaker
  • 11Moke
  • 6Turnbull
  • 10FairhurstSubstituted forJohnstoneat 76'minutes
  • 29Barnes-Homer
  • 9Holroyd

Substitutes

  • 12Cowan
  • 14Gnahoua
  • 20Branagan
  • 28Grant
  • 32Johnstone
Referee:
Jason Whiteley
Attendance:
664

Match Stats

Home TeamAlfretonAway TeamMacclesfield
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home9
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away9
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home6
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Alfreton Town 1, Macclesfield Town 5.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Alfreton Town 1, Macclesfield Town 5.

Attempt missed. Duane Courtney (Alfreton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Anthony Howell.

Corner, Alfreton Town.

Foul by Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town).

Duane Courtney (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Danny Bradley (Alfreton Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Nathan Hicks replaces John Johnston.

Attempt saved. Adriano Moke (Macclesfield Town) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Paul Turnbull.

Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Foul by Anthony Howell (Alfreton Town).

Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt blocked. Danny Bradley (Alfreton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Alfreton Town 1, Macclesfield Town 5. Denny Johnstone (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andy Halls.

Attempt blocked. Matthew Barnes-Homer (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Attempt missed. Anthony Howell (Alfreton Town) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Jake Sheridan.

Corner, Alfreton Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Denny Johnstone replaces Waide Fairhurst.

Foul by Matthew Barnes-Homer (Macclesfield Town).

Luke Graham (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Jake Sheridan replaces Tom Shaw.

Corner, Alfreton Town.

Attempt saved. Danny Bradley (Alfreton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Penalty saved! Waide Fairhurst (Macclesfield Town) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Duane Courtney (Alfreton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Penalty conceded by Duane Courtney (Alfreton Town) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Macclesfield Town. Danny Whitaker draws a foul in the penalty area.

Booking

John Johnston (Alfreton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by John Johnston (Alfreton Town).

Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Andy Halls (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Scott Barrow with a cross.

Corner, Alfreton Town.

Goal!

Goal! Alfreton Town 1, Macclesfield Town 4. Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Paul Clayton replaces Bradley Wood.

Attempt missed. John Johnston (Alfreton Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Lathanial Rowe-Turner (Alfreton Town).

Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Alfreton Town.

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