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Dover Athletic 2-1 Wrexham

Toby Ajala
Toby Ajola joined Dover Athletic in September 2015

Toby Ajala's first goal for Dover Athletic secured victory over Wrexham and a fifth successive win in the National League.

Ricky Miller's fourth goal of season gave Dover the lead with a header at the near post from Nicky Deverdics' free-kick.

Connor Jennings levelled from the penalty spot after he was fouled by Richard Orlu.

But Ajala side-footed Orlu's cross as Dover moved up to third in the table.

Wrexham manager Gary Mills told BBC Radio Wales: "That was a game that could have gone either way.

"We had chances and again we've failed to put them away. But their second goal was too easy for me.

"We're not going to win football matches if we're going to concede goals like that."

Line-ups

Dover

  • 1Walker
  • 20Gibbs
  • 6Orlu
  • 15Grimes
  • 21Thomas
  • 5RaggettBooked at 41mins
  • 18Parkinson
  • 12AjalaSubstituted forModesteat 71'minutes
  • 17Deverdics
  • 23Payne
  • 9MillerSubstituted forMurphyat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Modeste
  • 10Murphy
  • 14Ofori-Acheampong
  • 16Sterling
  • 30Rafferty

Wrexham

  • 1Belford
  • 18WhiteSubstituted forVoseat 66'minutes
  • 4Smith
  • 5Hudson
  • 6Fyfield
  • 3Newton
  • 11MokeSubstituted forJacksonat 65'minutes
  • 7FowlerSubstituted forNolanat 56'minutes
  • 15Evans
  • 10Jennings
  • 27Quigley

Substitutes

  • 8Vose
  • 12Carrington
  • 14Jackson
  • 17Smith
  • 23Nolan
Referee:
Constantine Hatzidakis
Attendance:
1,253

Match Stats

Home TeamDoverAway TeamWrexham
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home12
Away16
Shots on Target
Home6
Away8
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Dover Athletic 2, Wrexham 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dover Athletic 2, Wrexham 1.

Attempt saved. Joe Quigley (Wrexham) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Kayden Jackson with a cross.

Attempt missed. Dominic Vose (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic).

Manny Smith (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Foul by Kayden Jackson (Wrexham).

Ricky Modeste (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Foul by Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic).

Kayden Jackson (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Attempt saved. Blaine Hudson (Wrexham) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Kayden Jackson with a cross.

Corner, Wrexham.

Foul by Rob Evans (Wrexham).

Jamie Grimes (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Connor Jennings (Wrexham) with an attempt from the centre of the box is saved.

Attempt saved. Joe Quigley (Wrexham) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Jack Parkinson (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Blaine Hudson (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Wrexham.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Foul by Jack Parkinson (Dover Athletic).

Rob Evans (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Ricky Modeste replaces Toby Ajala.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Tom Murphy replaces Ricky Miller.

Foul by Connor Jennings (Wrexham).

Nicky Deverdics (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Dominic Vose replaces Ross White.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Kayden Jackson replaces Adriano Moke.

Foul by Jamal Fyfield (Wrexham).

Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Attempt blocked. Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Wrexham.

Attempt blocked. Blaine Hudson (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Offside, Dover Athletic. Ricky Miller tries a through ball, but Ricky Miller is caught offside.

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

Foul by Connor Jennings (Wrexham).

Aswad Thomas (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

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