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Sutton United 1-3 Solihull Moors

National League North winners Solihull Moors made a promising start to life in the fifth tier by beating southern champions Sutton 3-1.

The Moors, playing at this level for the first time in their history, drew first blood at Gander Green Lane when Darryl Knights set up Ryan Beswick for a close-range opener in the 38th minute.

Sutton were level two minutes before half-time, though, Dean Beckwith heading home from a corner after the U's had enjoyed a dominant spell.

Marcus Bignot's Solihull secured all three points with two second-half goals.

Debutant Omari Sterling-James volleyed a 53rd-minute strike past Ross Worner and, 14 minutes from time, Shep Murombedzi flicked the ball into the path of Andy Brown, who scored in the far corner.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Sutton United

  • 1Worner
  • 27DownerSubstituted forDicksonat 57'minutesBooked at 73mins
  • 4BeckwithBooked at 90mins
  • 16Bailey
  • 3Wishart
  • 6Collins
  • 15Eastmond
  • 8Gomis
  • 11Stearn
  • 10FitchettSubstituted forBiamouat 67'minutes
  • 21DeaconSubstituted forHudson-Odoiat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Hudson-Odoi
  • 14Dundas
  • 19Dickson
  • 22Cooper
  • 24Biamou

Solihull Moors

  • 1LewisBooked at 78mins
  • 15Fagbola
  • 4DalyBooked at 90mins
  • 10BeswickBooked at 85mins
  • 3Franklin
  • 6Gough
  • 2Murombedzi
  • 11KnightsSubstituted forMoseleyat 71'minutes
  • 22Sterling-JamesBooked at 90mins
  • 9BrownSubstituted forWhiteat 87'minutes
  • 17MooreSubstituted forAsanteat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Asante
  • 12Moseley
  • 19White
  • 23Vaughan
  • 24Hayden
Referee:
Carl Brook
Attendance:
1,305

Live Text

Match ends, Sutton United 1, Solihull Moors 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sutton United 1, Solihull Moors 3.

Booking

Liam Daly (Solihull Moors) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Dean Beckwith (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Omari Sterling-James (Solihull Moors) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Solihull Moors. Harry White replaces Andy Brown.

Corner, Sutton United.

Booking

Ryan Beswick (Solihull Moors) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Corner, Solihull Moors.

Booking

Danny Lewis (Solihull Moors) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 1, Solihull Moors 3. Andy Brown (Solihull Moors).

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Bradley Hudson-Odoi replaces Roarie Deacon.

Booking

Chris Dickson (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Solihull Moors. Bobby James Moseley replaces Darryl Knights.

Substitution

Substitution, Solihull Moors. Akwasi Asante replaces Stefan Moore.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Maxime Biamou replaces Dan Fitchett.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Chris Dickson replaces Simon Downer.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 1, Solihull Moors 2. Omari Sterling-James (Solihull Moors).

Corner, Sutton United.

Corner, Sutton United.

Second Half

Second Half begins Sutton United 1, Solihull Moors 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Sutton United 1, Solihull Moors 1.

Corner, Sutton United.

Corner, Sutton United.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 1, Solihull Moors 1. Dean Beckwith (Sutton United).

Corner, Sutton United.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 0, Solihull Moors 1. Ryan Beswick (Solihull Moors).

Corner, Sutton United.

Corner, Sutton United.

Corner, Sutton United.

Corner, Sutton United.

Corner, Sutton United.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dag & Red11003033
2Gateshead11003033
3Lincoln City11003123
4Solihull Moors11003123
5Macclesfield11002023
6Tranmere11002023
7Eastleigh11002113
8Barrow11001013
9Boreham Wood11001013
10Maidstone United10101101
11York10101101
12Braintree10100001
13Dover10100001
14North Ferriby United10100001
15Wrexham10100001
16Guiseley100112-10
17Aldershot100101-10
18Forest Green100101-10
19Sutton United100113-20
20Woking100113-20
21Bromley100102-20
22Torquay100102-20
23Chester100103-30
24Southport100103-30
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