National League
Torquay1Lincoln City2

Torquay United 1-2 Lincoln City

Matt Rhead
Matt Rhead has scored six goals in six games since the start of the season

Matt Rhead scored in the opening and closing minutes to secure victory for Lincoln City at Torquay United.

The forward converted a second-minute penalty after Sam Habergham was brought down by Giancarlo Gallifuoco.

The Australian defender made amends when he guided in a 21st-minute header from a corner off Luke Waterfall.

But Rhead was able rise highest and head home substitute Terry Hawkridge's cross in the 93rd minute to secure his sixth goal of the season.

The win was Lincoln's fourth consecutive victory, the first time the club have achieved such a feat in six seasons.

Lincoln move up to third in the National League, while the Gulls slip to 16th place.

Line-ups

Torquay

  • 1Moore
  • 3Rowe-Turner
  • 5GallifuocoBooked at 79mins
  • 11SparkesSubstituted forChaneyat 86'minutes
  • 9BlissettSubstituted forWilliamsat 90+5'minutes
  • 8YoungBooked at 69mins
  • 10Richards
  • 12Verma
  • 15McGinty
  • 18Reid
  • 19WardSubstituted forScrivensat 90+5'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Gerring
  • 7Chaney
  • 14Williams
  • 17Scrivens
  • 29Chamberlain

Lincoln City

  • 1Farman
  • 2WoodBooked at 77mins
  • 3Habergham
  • 12AndersonSubstituted forHawkridgeat 56'minutes
  • 9Rhead
  • 5Waterfall
  • 10MarriottSubstituted forBonneat 76'minutes
  • 18Beevers
  • 25Raggett
  • 28ArnoldSubstituted forPowerat 90+7'minutes
  • 30Woodyard

Substitutes

  • 8Power
  • 11Hawkridge
  • 23Walker
  • 27McCombe
  • 29Bonne
Referee:
Craig Hicks
Attendance:
2,061

Live Text

Match ends, Torquay United 1, Lincoln City 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Torquay United 1, Lincoln City 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Alan Power replaces Nathan Arnold.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Chay Scrivens replaces Joe Ward.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Brett Williams replaces Nathan Blissett.

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 1, Lincoln City 2. Matt Rhead (Lincoln City).

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Sam Chaney replaces Dan Sparkes.

Booking

Giancarlo Gallifuoco (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Bradley Wood (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Macauley Bonne replaces Adam Marriott.

Booking

Luke Young (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Terry Hawkridge replaces Harry Anderson.

Second Half

Second Half begins Torquay United 1, Lincoln City 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Torquay United 1, Lincoln City 1.

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 1, Lincoln City 1. Giancarlo Gallifuoco (Torquay United).

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 0, Lincoln City 1. Matt Rhead (Lincoln City) converts the penalty with a.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Forest Green86111661019
2Tranmere8611126619
3Lincoln City86022181318
4Aldershot8512127516
5Macclesfield85031510515
6Dag & Red8503127515
7Eastleigh8422158714
8Barrow84221010014
9Gateshead8413169713
10Dover84131311213
11Sutton United84131010013
12Boreham Wood8332106412
13Wrexham8332810-212
14York83231413111
15Maidstone United83231112-111
16Torquay8314810-210
17Solihull Moors83141115-410
18Bromley82241015-58
19Chester82151315-27
20North Ferriby United8215515-107
21Braintree8134711-46
22Woking81161019-94
23Southport8116521-164
24Guiseley8017818-101
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