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FC Halifax Town 2-2 Gateshead

Josh Gillies scored an equaliser for Gateshead at FC Halifax Town before later being sent off as the pair closed the gap to the Conference play-off places to five points.

Carl Finnigan's shot into the top left-hand corner put the visitors ahead.

James Bolton scored close-range headers either side of half-time to put Halifax into a 2-1 lead.

Gillies bundled the ball home to level but he was then sent off in the 90th minute for a bad challenge.

Line-ups

Halifax

  • 27Glennon
  • 2Bolton
  • 4Roberts
  • 5PearsonBooked at 51minsSubstituted forMuldoonat 78'minutes
  • 3McManus
  • 23Hutchison
  • 20Maynard
  • 22Schofield
  • 7Smith
  • 40HattersleySubstituted forBodenat 58'minutes
  • 9Jackson

Substitutes

  • 1Senior
  • 14Williams
  • 19Boden
  • 33Muldoon
  • 36Hatfield

Gateshead

  • 32Dixon
  • 16Baxter
  • 5Curtis
  • 4Chandler
  • 25Pattison
  • 9ShawBooked at 24mins
  • 11Finnigan
  • 12Ramshaw
  • 10GilliesBooked at 90mins
  • 23RodmanSubstituted forWilsonat 89'minutes
  • 19Rankine

Substitutes

  • 3Wilson
  • 13Baird
  • 14Morse
  • 27Sainte-Luce
  • 29Orrell
Referee:
Wayne Barratt
Attendance:
1,073

Match Stats

Home TeamHalifaxAway TeamGateshead
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home13
Away12
Shots on Target
Home8
Away8
Corners
Home11
Away11
Fouls
Home10
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, FC Halifax Town 2, Gateshead 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, FC Halifax Town 2, Gateshead 2.

Attempt missed. Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Matty Pattison (Gateshead).

Adam Smith (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Foul by Rob Ramshaw (Gateshead).

Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Scott Boden (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

Dismissal

Josh Gillies (Gateshead) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

Foul by Josh Gillies (Gateshead).

Graham Hutchison (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Ryan Wilson replaces Alex Rodman.

Attempt saved. Carl Finnigan (Gateshead) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Attempt saved. Alex Rodman (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt saved. Jamie Jackson (FC Halifax Town) header from the centre of the box is saved.

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

Attempt missed. Jamie Chandler (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Jack Muldoon (FC Halifax Town).

Matty Pattison (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Jack Muldoon replaces Matty Pearson.

Attempt saved. Matty Pearson (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Attempt saved. Adam Smith (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Goal!

Goal! FC Halifax Town 2, Gateshead 2. Josh Gillies (Gateshead) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Craig Baxter with a cross.

Attempt saved. Scott Boden (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

Foul by Marc Roberts (FC Halifax Town).

Alex Rodman (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Corner, Gateshead.

Foul by Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town).

Alex Rodman (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! FC Halifax Town 2, Gateshead 1. James Bolton (FC Halifax Town) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Scott Boden replaces Danny Hattersley.

Attempt missed. Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Josh Gillies (Gateshead).

Scott McManus (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Booking

Matty Pearson (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Matty Pearson (FC Halifax Town).

Carl Finnigan (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Danny Schofield (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

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