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Welling United 2-1 Wrexham

Neil Ashton
Wrexham captain Neil Ashton joined the Dragons from rivals Chester in 2010

Welling United climbed out of the Conference relegation zone on goal difference with a win against Wrexham.

Welling took the lead after just seven minutes as an unmarked Sam Berry headed in from a corner.

Dominic Vose doubled the hosts' advantage before the break as his shot went in off the crossbar.

Andy Bishop scored a late goal to give Wrexham hope, but the visitors suffered a first defeat since Carl Darlington took charge.

Welling's second successive win lifts them up to 20th place in the Conference table, with Alfreton dropping into the bottom four.

Wrexham caretaker manager Carl Darlington told BBC Radio Wales:

"We didn't get going at all in the first half. We were second best. I didn't recognise the team out there.

"These are the games we've got to get ourselves up for.

"We've got to make sure we win these and get three points against bottom-of-the-table teams."

Line-ups

Welling

  • 21McEntegart
  • 15Berry
  • 32Chambers
  • 8Vose
  • 26Osborne
  • 6Bush
  • 20Corne
  • 10St Aimie
  • 11LafayetteSubstituted forAkindeat 79'minutes
  • 5FaganSubstituted forGallagherat 74'minutes
  • 19HarrisSubstituted forJeffordat 34'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Henly
  • 4Gallagher
  • 7Young
  • 14Jefford
  • 27Akinde

Wrexham

  • 1Coughlin
  • 28Storer
  • 14Tomassen
  • 5Hudson
  • 8HarrisSubstituted forMoultat 54'minutes
  • 10Bishop
  • 6ClarkeSubstituted forEvansat 78'minutesBooked at 81mins
  • 29FinleyBooked at 57mins
  • 3Ashton
  • 24Jennings
  • 4Smith

Substitutes

  • 9Moult
  • 15Evans
  • 16York
  • 25Stephens
  • 30Roper
Referee:
Colin Lymer
Attendance:
612

Match Stats

Home TeamWellingAway TeamWrexham
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home5
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home11
Away11
Fouls
Home12
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Welling United 2, Wrexham 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Welling United 2, Wrexham 1.

Attempt saved. Connor Jennings (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Foul by Manny Smith (Wrexham).

Sam Berry (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Corner, Wrexham.

Attempt saved. Rob Evans (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Offside, Welling United. Sam Akinde tries a through ball, but Sam Akinde is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Sam Finley (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Kieron St Aimie (Welling United).

Blaine Hudson (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Rob Evans (Wrexham) header from the centre of the box is saved.

Corner, Wrexham.

Goal!

Goal! Welling United 2, Wrexham 1. Andy Bishop (Wrexham) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Louis Moult.

Attempt blocked. Chris Bush (Welling United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Rob Evans (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Rob Evans (Wrexham).

Jake Gallagher (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Sam Akinde replaces Ross Lafayette.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Rob Evans replaces Joe Clarke.

Foul by Kieron St Aimie (Welling United).

Blaine Hudson (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Offside, Wrexham. Connor Jennings tries a through ball, but Connor Jennings is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Jake Gallagher replaces Zac Fagan.

Corner, Wrexham.

Foul by Dominic Vose (Welling United).

Kyle Storer (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Louis Moult (Wrexham) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Sam Finley.

Corner, Wrexham.

Foul by Chris Bush (Welling United).

Andy Bishop (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Corner, Wrexham.

Foul by Sam Berry (Welling United).

Manny Smith (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Foul by Steve Tomassen (Wrexham).

Dominic Vose (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Connor Jennings (Wrexham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

Corner, Wrexham.

Booking

Sam Finley (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sam Finley (Wrexham).

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