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Eastleigh2Altrincham0

Eastleigh 2-0 Altrincham

Eastleigh beat Altrincham to keep their National League play-off hopes alive and leave the visitors in the relegation zone.

Yemi Odubade and Jamie Turley headed wide for Eastleigh before Jai Reason met Matt Tubbs' cross to put the Spitfires ahead.

Luke Coulson then cut inside to score with an effort from 25 yards.

Victory leaves Eastleigh a point off the play-offs, while Altrincham, in 22nd, are three points from safety.

Line-ups

Eastleigh

  • 1Flitney
  • 2Partington
  • 5Turley
  • 18Drury
  • 3Green
  • 4EvansBooked at 43mins
  • 31Coulson
  • 10Reason
  • 14StrevensSubstituted forFanimoat 82'minutes
  • 7OdubadeSubstituted forMidsonat 70'minutes
  • 32TubbsSubstituted forCookat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Reid
  • 12Midson
  • 17Cook
  • 19Poke
  • 25Fanimo

Altrincham

  • 17Deasy
  • 12HeathcoteSubstituted forSavilleat 71'minutes
  • 5Havern
  • 7Lawrie
  • 3Griffin
  • 6Leather
  • 15Ginnelly
  • 4Moult
  • 19CrowtherSubstituted forSinnottat 60'minutes
  • 9Rankine
  • 10Reeves

Substitutes

  • 14O'Keefe
  • 20Sinnott
  • 23Williams
  • 24Davis
  • 27Saville
Referee:
Nigel Lugg

Match Stats

Home TeamEastleighAway TeamAltrincham
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home19
Away8
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away2
Fouls
Home17
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Eastleigh 2, Altrincham 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Eastleigh 2, Altrincham 0.

Attempt saved. Damian Reeves (Altrincham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

Foul by Joe Partington (Eastleigh).

Michael Rankine (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Corner, Altrincham.

Attempt blocked. Michael Rankine (Altrincham) right footed shot is blocked.

Attempt missed. Jai Reason (Eastleigh) left footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Lee Cook with a cross.

Attempt missed. Michael Rankine (Altrincham) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Foul by Andy Drury (Eastleigh).

James Lawrie (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Jamie Turley (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box misses to the right. Assisted by Lee Cook.

Corner, Eastleigh.

Corner, Eastleigh.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Lee Cook replaces Matt Tubbs.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Matthias Fanimo replaces Ben Strevens.

Foul by Ben Strevens (Eastleigh).

Gianluca Havern (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Foul by Jack Midson (Eastleigh).

Scott Leather (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Foul by Will Evans (Eastleigh).

Michael Rankine (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Foul by Jack Midson (Eastleigh).

Adam Griffin (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Attempt blocked. Jai Reason (Eastleigh) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked.

Foul by James Lawrie (Altrincham).

Ben Strevens (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Corner, Altrincham.

Foul by Jai Reason (Eastleigh).

Michael Rankine (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Altrincham. Adam Saville replaces Sam Heathcote.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Jack Midson replaces Yemi Odubade.

Goal!

Goal! Eastleigh 2, Altrincham 0. Luke Coulson (Eastleigh) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

Foul by Jake Moult (Altrincham).

Andy Drury (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Matt Tubbs (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Matt Tubbs (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

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

Attempt missed. Michael Green (Eastleigh) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Foul by Sam Heathcote (Altrincham).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cheltenham442811583295495
2Forest Green442511868412786
3Dover4423101174512379
4Grimsby432114878413777
5Braintree4421121150361475
6Eastleigh4321111163501374
7Tranmere4420121259441572
8Wrexham442091569511869
9Macclesfield441981759461365
10Gateshead441810165465-1164
11Lincoln City441613156662461
12Barrow441613156069-961
13Bromley44179186566-160
14Woking431510186562355
15Aldershot44158215069-1953
16Southport441313184760-1352
17Torquay441311204970-2150
18Chester441212206168-748
19Guiseley441016184366-2346
20Boreham Wood441014204049-944
21Halifax431110225381-2843
22Altrincham44914214370-2741
23Kidderminster44812244467-2336
24Welling44811253565-3035
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