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Torquay United 0-1 Eastleigh

Lee Cook
Lee Cook scored for the first time since 19 December

Eastleigh moved to within two points of the National League play-off places as they won at relegation-threatened Torquay United.

Lee Cook's fourth-minute shot from the right-hand side of the penalty box was enough to separate the sides.

Brendan Moore denied Cook a second in the first half while Angus MacDonald twice went close for the Gulls.

Torquay, who had been on an eight-game unbeaten run, have now lost two in a row and are two points from safety.

They have scored just one goal in their last six games and dropped to third from bottom of the table after Boreham Wood's 3-0 win over Dover.

Line-ups

Torquay

  • 26Moore
  • 25Verma
  • 5MacDonald
  • 4ReesSubstituted forYoungat 63'minutes
  • 3ButlerBooked at 69mins
  • 22GerringBooked at 72mins
  • 10Racchi
  • 16RichardsSubstituted forAjalaat 80'minutes
  • 19ChaneySubstituted forAllenat 70'minutes
  • 28Wright
  • 17Blissett

Substitutes

  • 1Fisher
  • 7Allen
  • 8Young
  • 12Harrad
  • 14Ajala

Eastleigh

  • 1FlitneyBooked at 90mins
  • 2Partington
  • 5Turley
  • 10ReasonBooked at 49mins
  • 20Harding
  • 8Payne
  • 7OdubadeBooked at 69minsSubstituted forGreenat 84'minutes
  • 6Reid
  • 9Constable
  • 17CookSubstituted forTubbsat 70'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 31CoulsonBooked at 78mins

Substitutes

  • 3Green
  • 12Midson
  • 19Poke
  • 28Fanimo
  • 32Tubbs
Referee:
Derek Eaton
Attendance:
2,081

Match Stats

Home TeamTorquayAway TeamEastleigh
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home7
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home7
Away4

Live Text

Match ends, Torquay United 0, Eastleigh 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Torquay United 0, Eastleigh 1.

Corner, Torquay United.

Attempt saved. Jai Reason (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

Corner, Eastleigh.

Corner, Eastleigh.

Booking

Matt Tubbs (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Ross Flitney (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card.

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

Attempt missed. James Constable (Eastleigh) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Michael Green replaces Yemi Odubade.

Foul by Angus MacDonald (Torquay United).

Matt Tubbs (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Corner, Torquay United.

Attempt saved. Angus MacDonald (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Corner, Torquay United.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Toby Ajala replaces Courtney Richards.

Booking

Luke Coulson (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Eastleigh.

Corner, Eastleigh.

Booking

Ben Gerring (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ben Gerring (Torquay United).

Josh Payne (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Matt Tubbs replaces Lee Cook.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Iffy Allen replaces Sam Chaney.

Booking

Dan Butler (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Yemi Odubade (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Yemi Odubade (Eastleigh).

Dan Butler (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

Foul by Dan Butler (Torquay United).

Lee Cook (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Foul by Josh Payne (Eastleigh).

Courtney Richards (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Luke Young replaces Josh Rees.

Attempt blocked. Jai Reason (Eastleigh) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Sam Chaney (Torquay United).

Josh Payne (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Attempt blocked. Josh Rees (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Torquay United.

Booking

Jai Reason (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cheltenham412511576284886
2Forest Green41259766382884
3Grimsby382012672333972
4Tranmere4119121056401669
5Dover392081169492068
6Braintree391911944281668
7Eastleigh39199115748966
8Wrexham401981366462065
9Gateshead41189145059-963
10Macclesfield401761754441057
11Lincoln City411512146257557
12Bromley41168176364-156
13Barrow391411145565-1053
14Woking40148186058250
15Aldershot40148184462-1850
16Southport411211184156-1547
17Chester401111185462-844
18Guiseley40915163961-2242
19Boreham Wood40913183441-740
20Halifax381010185073-2340
21Altrincham39912184163-2239
22Torquay39911194168-2738
23Welling41711233258-2632
24Kidderminster40610244065-2528
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