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Gateshead 1-0 Grimsby Town

Danny Johnson scored the game's only goal as Gateshead ended Grimsby's nine-match unbeaten National League run.

The goal came after just three minutes when Johnson latched onto Paddy McLaughlin's header to prod the ball past Grimsby goalkeeper James McKeown.

Gateshead nearly doubled their lead early in the second half but Jon Shaw's low strike was blocked on the line.

Grimsby's Jon-Paul Pittman had chances but could not find a goal to prevent a first league defeat since October.

Grimsby manager Paul Hurst told BBC Radio Humberside:

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Hurst on Gateshead v Grimsby Town

"The first-half performance cost us today. We didn't start well enough and didn't do the basics well enough in the first half.

"In general I thought we were better in the second half, in all honesty it wasn't a big ask to be better and probably could have got an equaliser at some point but it didn't seem to quite drop. So I'm obviously disappointed.

"All in all there was not much in the game. I think these are the days where you have to go home whether it's with a 0-0, or if we keep it 0-0 we nick a goal and you take the three points. But first half we let ourselves down."

Line-ups

Gateshead

  • 1Russell
  • 30Bennett
  • 5Curtis
  • 26McLaughlin
  • 29Whitmore
  • 6Clark
  • 8Ramshaw
  • 12MafutaBooked at 31minsSubstituted forChandlerat 89'minutes
  • 20Johnson
  • 9Shaw
  • 3PattisonSubstituted forHamiltonat 19'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Baxter
  • 4Chandler
  • 10Gillies
  • 25Pearson
  • 28Hamilton

Grimsby

  • 1McKeown
  • 2Tait
  • 22NsialaBooked at 45mins
  • 31Nolan
  • 23East
  • 6Gowling
  • 20Arnold
  • 8Disley
  • 11MonkhouseSubstituted forMarshallat 63'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 9Bogle
  • 10AmondSubstituted forPittmanat 46'minutes

Substitutes

  • 14Marshall
  • 15Clifton
  • 16Clay
  • 18Pittman
  • 28Henderson
Referee:
Steven Rushton
Attendance:
2,174

Match Stats

Home TeamGatesheadAway TeamGrimsby
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home9
Away6
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away9
Fouls
Home2
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Gateshead 1, Grimsby Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Gateshead 1, Grimsby Town 0.

Booking

Marcus Marshall (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Marcus Marshall (Grimsby Town).

Patrick McLaughlin (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Jamie Chandler replaces Gus Mafuta.

Foul by Aristote Nsiala (Grimsby Town).

Danny Johnson (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Attempt saved. Jon Nolan (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt saved. CJ Hamilton (Gateshead) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Attempt saved. Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Patrick McLaughlin (Gateshead) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Foul by Josh Gowling (Grimsby Town).

Jon Shaw (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Foul by Danny East (Grimsby Town).

Gus Mafuta (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Foul by Craig Disley (Grimsby Town).

Rob Ramshaw (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Foul by Richard Tait (Grimsby Town).

Gus Mafuta (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Marcus Marshall replaces Andy Monkhouse.

Foul by Jon-Paul Pittman (Grimsby Town).

Patrick McLaughlin (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Corner, Gateshead.

Attempt blocked. Jon Shaw (Gateshead) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. CJ Hamilton (Gateshead) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Gus Mafuta (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Gateshead.

Corner, Gateshead.

Attempt saved. Jon Shaw (Gateshead) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

Corner, Gateshead.

Attempt saved. Jon Nolan (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Jon Nolan (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Foul by Jon-Paul Pittman (Grimsby Town).

Ben Clark (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

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