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Torquay United 2-3 Dover Athletic

Stefan Payne scored a stoppage time winner to give Dover a fourth National League win in a row at lowly Torquay who are now winless in 12 games.

Payne was set up by Jaydon Gibbs to put Dover ahead but James Hurst levelled from a fine counter attack.

Jack Parkinson nodded home a corner to regain the lead for the visitors before Hurst headed in his second equaliser.

With time running out Payne capitalised on a loose pass to net his fifth goal in three games and clinch the points.

The result keeps Dover in the play-offs while Torquay drop to 23rd having lost five matches in a row.

Line-ups

Torquay

  • 1Spiess
  • 29Berry
  • 5MacDonald
  • 16RichardsSubstituted forBellat 80'minutes
  • 24NicholsonSubstituted forMurombedziat 73'minutes
  • 18Smith
  • 2Hurst
  • 26Heslop
  • 3ButlerBooked at 7mins
  • 17Fisher
  • 7BriscoeSubstituted forFenwickat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Fenwick
  • 11Murombedzi
  • 21Lavercombe
  • 27Bell
  • 28Hickford

Dover

  • 1Walker
  • 20GibbsSubstituted forSterlingat 67'minutes
  • 6Orlu
  • 21Thomas
  • 18Parkinson
  • 5Raggett
  • 12AjalaSubstituted forMurphyat 61'minutes
  • 15Grimes
  • 17Deverdics
  • 9MillerSubstituted forOfori-Acheampongat 84'minutes
  • 23Payne

Substitutes

  • 10Murphy
  • 11Diallo
  • 14Ofori-Acheampong
  • 16Sterling
  • 30Rafferty
Referee:
David Rock
Attendance:
1,210

Match Stats

Home TeamTorquayAway TeamDover
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home15
Away9
Shots on Target
Home8
Away4
Corners
Home1
Away6
Fouls
Home4
Away4

Live Text

Match ends, Torquay United 2, Dover Athletic 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Torquay United 2, Dover Athletic 3.

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 2, Dover Athletic 3. Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 2, Dover Athletic 2. James Hurst (Torquay United) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Durrell Berry with a cross.

Offside, Dover Athletic. Duane Ofori-Acheampong tries a through ball, but Duane Ofori-Acheampong is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Duane Ofori-Acheampong replaces Ricky Miller.

Attempt missed. Sean Raggett (Dover Athletic) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Nicky Deverdics.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Fergus Bell replaces Courtney Richards.

Attempt saved. Alex Fisher (Torquay United) header from the centre of the box is saved.

Corner, Torquay United.

Foul by Sean Raggett (Dover Athletic).

Simon Heslop (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Shepherd Murombedzi replaces Kevin Nicholson.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Bayan Fenwick replaces Louis Briscoe.

Offside, Dover Athletic. Stefan Payne tries a through ball, but Stefan Payne is caught offside.

Goal!

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

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Tyrone Sterling replaces Jaydon Gibbs.

Attempt saved. Dan Butler (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt saved. James Hurst (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Tom Murphy replaces Toby Ajala.

Foul by Sean Raggett (Dover Athletic).

Alex Fisher (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Alex Fisher (Torquay United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Dan Butler with a cross.

Offside, Torquay United. James Hurst tries a through ball, but James Hurst is caught offside.

Foul by Jack Parkinson (Dover Athletic).

Courtney Richards (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

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

Attempt saved. Louis Briscoe (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Second Half

Second Half begins Torquay United 1, Dover Athletic 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Torquay United 1, Dover Athletic 1.

Attempt missed. Durrell Berry (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 1, Dover Athletic 1. James Hurst (Torquay United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Courtney Richards.

Attempt blocked. James Hurst (Torquay United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Angus MacDonald (Torquay United).

Toby Ajala (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. James Hurst (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Foul by James Hurst (Torquay United).

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