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Macclesfield Town 2-0 Dartford

Lee Bell
Lee Bell is currently on loan at Macclesfield from Burton Albion

Macclesfield kept their play-off ambitions on track by beating already-relegated Dartford as both sides finished with 10 men.

Lee Bell opened the scoring, firing through a crowded penalty area to find the bottom corner.

Thierry Audel made sure of the result when he was allowed to poke in a loose ball from 12 yards.

Macclesfield's George Pilkington was later sent off, before Nathan Green was given a second yellow for a bad tackle.

Macc remain a point behind Forest Green, in the final play-off place, heading into the final day of the Conference season.

Line-ups

Macclesfield

  • 1Taylor
  • 28Grant
  • 4Audel
  • 5PilkingtonBooked at 83mins
  • 3Barrow
  • 18Bell
  • 9HolroydSubstituted forCowanat 84'minutes
  • 23Whitaker
  • 29Barnes-Homer
  • 6Turnbull
  • 34RoweSubstituted forMokeat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Moke
  • 12Cowan
  • 15Haining
  • 20Branagan
  • 27Phenix

Dartford

  • 21Ibrahim
  • 19Driver
  • 4McAuley
  • 8NobleSubstituted forHayesat 66'minutes
  • 3Richards
  • 18Dallison-Lisbon
  • 27AdamsBooked at 90mins
  • 5Bradbrook
  • 12Green
  • 10Pugh
  • 17CrawfordSubstituted forBradbrookat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Hayes
  • 9Daley
  • 15Collier
  • 23Bradbrook
  • 28Vint
Referee:
Ben Toner
Attendance:
1,756

Match Stats

Home TeamMacclesfieldAway TeamDartford
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home9
Away8
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away7
Fouls
Home12
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Macclesfield Town 2, Dartford 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 2, Dartford 0.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Ebou Adams (Dartford) for a bad foul.

Foul by Ebou Adams (Dartford).

Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Tom Bradbrook (Dartford) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt saved. Callum Driver (Dartford) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved.

Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Foul by Tom Bradbrook (Dartford).

Thierry Audel (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Dan Cowan replaces Chris Holroyd.

Corner, Dartford.

Attempt blocked. Ryan Hayes (Dartford) right footed shot from long range on the left is blocked.

Dismissal

George Pilkington (Macclesfield Town) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

Foul by George Pilkington (Macclesfield Town).

Tom Bradbrook (Dartford) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 2, Dartford 0. Thierry Audel (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner.

Booking

Ebou Adams (Dartford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ebou Adams (Dartford).

Adriano Moke (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Dartford.

Corner, Dartford.

Offside, Macclesfield Town. Matthew Barnes-Homer tries a through ball, but Matthew Barnes-Homer is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Lee Bell (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Matthew Barnes-Homer (Macclesfield Town).

Tom Dallison (Dartford) wins a free kick.

Foul by Elliot Bradbrook (Dartford).

Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Dartford. Ryan Hayes replaces Lee Noble.

Foul by Scott Barrow (Macclesfield Town).

Tom Bradbrook (Dartford) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Matthew Barnes-Homer (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Foul by Ebou Adams (Dartford).

Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Dartford. Tom Bradbrook replaces Harry Crawford.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Adriano Moke replaces Danny M. Rowe.

Foul by Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town).

Nathan Green (Dartford) wins a free kick.

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