National League
Dover4Lincoln City1

Dover Athletic 4-1 Lincoln City

Stefan Payne
Stefan Payne has now scored 15 goals this season

Dover Athletic moved up to fourth in the National League as Stefan Payne and Ricky Miller both scored twice to end Lincoln's six-game unbeaten run.

Payne curled in an early opener past Paul Farman and the hosts seized control in a frantic second half.

Sam Magri's pass teed up Ricky Miller to make it 2-0 and Payne added his second after good work by Tom Murphy.

Jack Muldoon gave the Imps hope after a goalmouth scramble, but Miller wrapped up victory from close range.

Line-ups

Dover

  • 1Walker
  • 2Magri
  • 6Orlu
  • 10Murphy
  • 5Raggett
  • 18Parkinson
  • 27Braham-BarrettSubstituted forGrimesat 74'minutes
  • 4Kinnear
  • 17DeverdicsBooked at 55mins
  • 9MillerSubstituted forCrawfordat 86'minutes
  • 23PayneBooked at 65minsSubstituted forMarshat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Diallo
  • 15Grimes
  • 24Pinnock
  • 25Crawford
  • 26Marsh

Lincoln City

  • 1Farman
  • 2Wood
  • 27McCombeSubstituted forWildinat 63'minutes
  • 6Bush
  • 18Beevers
  • 28CatonSubstituted forMarisat 48'minutes
  • 8Power
  • 3TempestSubstituted forMcDaidat 59'minutes
  • 12Hawkridge
  • 7Muldoon
  • 9RheadBooked at 77mins

Substitutes

  • 13Grant
  • 19McDaid
  • 21Sparrow
  • 24Wildin
  • 29Maris
Referee:
Richard Martin
Attendance:
743

Match Stats

Home TeamDoverAway TeamLincoln City
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home14
Away12
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home16
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Dover Athletic 4, Lincoln City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dover Athletic 4, Lincoln City 1.

Corner, Lincoln City.

Attempt blocked. George Maris (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Sam Magri (Dover Athletic).

George Maris (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Matt Rhead (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Sean Raggett (Dover Athletic).

Matt Rhead (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Harry Crawford replaces Ricky Miller.

Attempt missed. Lee Beevers (Lincoln City) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Lincoln City.

Attempt missed. Matt Rhead (Lincoln City) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Terry Hawkridge.

Corner, Lincoln City.

Attempt missed. Jack Muldoon (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Tyrone Marsh replaces Stefan Payne.

Booking

Matt Rhead (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Matt Rhead (Lincoln City).

Sean Raggett (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Foul by Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic).

Courtney Wildin (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Offside, Lincoln City. Matt Rhead tries a through ball, but Matt Rhead is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Jamie Grimes replaces Craig Braham-Barrett.

Foul by Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic).

Bradley Wood (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 4, Lincoln City 1. Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Stefan Payne.

Offside, Lincoln City. Matt Rhead tries a through ball, but Matt Rhead is caught offside.

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

Attempt saved. Chris Bush (Lincoln City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Foul by Jack Parkinson (Dover Athletic).

Jack Muldoon (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Jack Muldoon (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Booking

Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic).

Paul Farman (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Foul by Bradley Wood (Lincoln City).

Chris Kinnear (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Courtney Wildin replaces Jamie McCombe.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 3, Lincoln City 1. Jack Muldoon (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Alan Power.

Attempt saved. Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cheltenham382411371244783
2Forest Green38256763352881
3Grimsby361912570313969
4Dover361881063461762
5Braintree361711841261562
6Tranmere3817111050371362
7Eastleigh37188115648862
8Wrexham371781261441759
9Gateshead38178134855-759
10Lincoln City381511125851756
11Bromley38166166060054
12Macclesfield37155174943650
13Woking38147175855349
14Barrow361210144862-1446
15Aldershot37137174257-1546
16Chester371110165054-443
17Southport381110173854-1643
18Guiseley37914143655-1941
19Halifax36910174869-2137
20Boreham Wood37812173037-736
21Torquay36811174062-2235
22Altrincham36811173661-2535
23Welling38610223056-2628
24Kidderminster3759233761-2424
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