National League
Southport3Altrincham0

Southport 2-0 Altrincham

Southport moved off the foot of the National League table after securing their first win of the season against Altrincham.

Gary Jones put Southport in front from the penalty spot after Mike Phenix was fouled in the box.

Liam Nolan then doubled the advantage with a finish from Paul Rutherford's cross.

Connor McCarthy wrapped up the victory five minutes from time, following up a parried shot.

Line-ups

Southport

  • 1Coughlin
  • 2Challoner
  • 6Foster
  • 11JonesSubstituted forJoyceat 90+4'minutes
  • 3Beesley
  • 8Wright
  • 16Rutherford
  • 4Nolan
  • 22PhenixSubstituted forAllenat 88'minutes
  • 10Bishop
  • 17AlmondBooked at 53minsSubstituted forMcCarthyat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Allen
  • 14Joyce
  • 15McCarthy
  • 19Viscosi
  • 23Cameron

Altrincham

  • 17DeasyBooked at 55mins
  • 2DensmoreBooked at 45mins
  • 6Leather
  • 8RichmanSubstituted forO'Keefeat 4'minutes
  • 3GriffinBooked at 74mins
  • 4Moult
  • 7Lawrie
  • 19CrowtherSubstituted forRankineat 58'minutesBooked at 78mins
  • 20Sinnott
  • 10ReevesBooked at 5mins
  • 18Bowerman

Substitutes

  • 9Rankine
  • 12Heathcote
  • 14O'Keefe
  • 15Griffith
  • 22Parry
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
1,143

Match Stats

Home TeamSouthportAway TeamAltrincham
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home8
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away9
Fouls
Home11
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Southport 3, Altrincham 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Southport 3, Altrincham 0.

Attempt missed. Luke Foster (Southport) header from the right side of the six yard box misses to the right. Assisted by Paul Rutherford.

Corner, Southport.

Foul by Josh O'Keefe (Altrincham).

Andy Bishop (Southport) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Charlie Joyce replaces Gary Jones.

Corner, Altrincham.

Foul by Josh O'Keefe (Altrincham).

Jamie Allen (Southport) wins a free kick.

Corner, Altrincham.

Attempt saved. James Lawrie (Altrincham) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Connor McCarthy (Southport) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Jamie Allen replaces Michael Phenix.

Goal!

Goal! Southport 3, Altrincham 0. Connor McCarthy (Southport) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Liam Nolan (Southport) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Connor McCarthy replaces Louis Almond.

Corner, Southport.

Offside, Altrincham. Scott Leather tries a through ball, but Scott Leather is caught offside.

Booking

Michael Rankine (Altrincham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Michael Rankine (Altrincham).

Michael Phenix (Southport) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Damian Reeves (Altrincham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by James Lawrie with a cross.

Foul by Andy Bishop (Southport).

Scott Leather (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Booking

Adam Griffin (Altrincham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Adam Griffin (Altrincham).

Louis Almond (Southport) wins a free kick.

Attempt blocked. George Bowerman (Altrincham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Louis Almond (Southport).

Scott Leather (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Offside, Altrincham. Damian Reeves tries a through ball, but Damian Reeves is caught offside.

Foul by Michael Phenix (Southport).

Adam Griffin (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Hand ball by Louis Almond (Southport).

Foul by Luke Foster (Southport).

Michael Rankine (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Foul by Adam Griffin (Altrincham).

Louis Almond (Southport) wins a free kick.

Foul by Michael Phenix (Southport).

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