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Macclesfield Town 2-1 Welling United

Goals from Danny Whitaker and Kristian Dennis helped Macclesfield Town pick up their first victory of the National League season as they beat Welling.

Whitaker gave the hosts the lead when he rounded Welling keeper Tom King before rolling into the empty net.

Dennis fired home to double their lead after the restart when Jack Sampson chested down Chris Holroyd's cross.

At the other end, the visitors found a consolation when substitute Sahr Kabba poked the ball home from close range.

Line-ups

Macclesfield

  • 13Jalal
  • 12Cowan
  • 4Byrne
  • 8LewisBooked at 43mins
  • 15Diagne
  • 5Pilkington
  • 23WhitakerBooked at 79mins
  • 6Turnbull
  • 9Holroyd
  • 10Sampson
  • 14Dennis

Substitutes

  • 1Branagan
  • 11Rowe
  • 17Boyle
  • 18Whitehead
  • 19Marsden

Welling

  • 21King
  • 5OsborneSubstituted forFaganat 90'minutes
  • 6Chambers
  • 20CorneSubstituted forLeeat 63'minutesBooked at 72mins
  • 3JeffordBooked at 90mins
  • 19Lokko
  • 11Wellard
  • 32Vidal
  • 22Harris
  • 7Porter
  • 14AdeyinkaSubstituted forKabbaat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1McEntegart
  • 4Fagan
  • 8Lee
  • 9Kabba
  • 17Obafemi
Referee:
Robert Jones
Attendance:
1,236

Match Stats

Home TeamMacclesfieldAway TeamWelling
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home13
Away7
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home10
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Macclesfield Town 2, Welling United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 2, Welling United 1.

Booking

Ben Jefford (Welling United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ben Jefford (Welling United).

Jack Sampson (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Ben Jefford (Welling United).

Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 2, Welling United 1. Sahr Kabba (Welling United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the centre of the goal. Assisted by George Porter.

Attempt blocked. Sahr Kabba (Welling United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Zac Fagan replaces Harry Osborne because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Corner, Welling United.

Foul by Kristian Dennis (Macclesfield Town).

Reece Harris (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Foul by Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town).

Ricky Wellard (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Booking

Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for dissent.

Hand ball by George Porter (Welling United).

Foul by Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town).

Xavier Vidal (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Foul by George Porter (Welling United).

Neill Byrne (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Harry Lee (Welling United).

Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Booking

Harry Lee (Welling United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Harry Lee (Welling United).

Paul Lewis (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Xavier Vidal (Welling United).

Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Jack Sampson (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Shwan Jalal.

Attempt missed. George Porter (Welling United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Ricky Wellard.

Corner, Welling United.

Attempt saved. Reece Harris (Welling United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Offside, Welling United. George Porter tries a through ball, but George Porter is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Harry Lee replaces Sam Corne.

Foul by Jack Sampson (Macclesfield Town).

Michael Chambers (Welling United) wins a free kick.

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

Foul by Ben Jefford (Welling United).

Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

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