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Dover Athletic 2-1 Altrincham

Nicky Deverdics scored a brace as Dover beat Altrincham to move up into tenth in the Conference table.

Deverdics opened the scoring with a fierce strike from just inside the penalty area, while Stefan Payne's shot went just over the bar shortly after.

Altrincham substitute Damian Reeves sent a header narrowly wide, before Luca Havern nodded in the equaliser after a scramble in the Dover box.

But Deverdics' late headed effort secured three points for the home side.

Line-ups

Dover

  • 30Rafferty
  • 29EssamBooked at 26mins
  • 5RaggettBooked at 72mins
  • 4Kinnear
  • 15Francis
  • 6Orlu
  • 16Sterling
  • 10MurphySubstituted forWynterat 90+3'minutes
  • 17Deverdics
  • 7ModesteSubstituted forCoganat 75'minutes
  • 14PayneSubstituted forPooleat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Wynter
  • 11Cogan
  • 21Mekki
  • 28Taiwo
  • 31Poole

Altrincham

  • 17Parton
  • 16Marshall
  • 6Leather
  • 25Cavanagh
  • 5Havern
  • 26Sinnott
  • 4Moult
  • 19CrowtherSubstituted forReevesat 67'minutes
  • 11Clee
  • 7Lawrie
  • 14Perry

Substitutes

  • 1Coburn
  • 9Gillespie
  • 10Reeves
  • 15Williams
  • 20Swift
Referee:
Craig Hicks

Match Stats

Home TeamDoverAway TeamAltrincham
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home6
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home15
Away15
Fouls
Home17
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Dover Athletic 2, Altrincham 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dover Athletic 2, Altrincham 1.

Offside, Dover Athletic. James Poole tries a through ball, but James Poole is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Tom Wynter replaces Tom Murphy.

Attempt missed. Tom Marshall (Altrincham) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by James Lawrie.

Corner, Altrincham.

Corner, Altrincham.

Foul by Tom Murphy (Dover Athletic).

Nicky Clee (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Foul by Tom Murphy (Dover Athletic).

Nicky Clee (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Offside, Altrincham. Nicky Clee tries a through ball, but Nicky Clee is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 2, Altrincham 1. Nicky Deverdics (Dover Athletic) header from the left side of the six yard box to the top left corner. Assisted by Connor Essam with a cross.

Attempt missed. Connor Essam (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box.

Offside, Dover Athletic. Tom Murphy tries a through ball, but Tom Murphy is caught offside.

Offside, Altrincham. Tom Marshall tries a through ball, but Tom Marshall is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 1, Altrincham 1. Gianluca Havern (Altrincham) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by James Lawrie with a cross.

Corner, Altrincham.

Corner, Altrincham.

Foul by Barry Cogan (Dover Athletic).

Nicky Clee (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Barry Cogan replaces Ricky Modeste.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. James Poole replaces Stefan Payne.

Booking

Sean Raggett (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sean Raggett (Dover Athletic).

Kyle Perry (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Foul by Ricky Modeste (Dover Athletic).

Scott Leather (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Damian Reeves (Altrincham) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Offside, Altrincham. Kyle Perry tries a through ball, but Kyle Perry is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Altrincham. Damian Reeves replaces Ryan Crowther.

Foul by Connor Essam (Dover Athletic).

Ryan Crowther (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Attempt saved. Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Foul by Jake Moult (Altrincham).

Chris Kinnear (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Foul by Sean Francis (Dover Athletic).

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