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Eastleigh 3-0 Torquay United

Veteran Jamie Cureton was back among the goals as Eastleigh beat Torquay 3-0 at Ten Acres.

After a subdued start, the Gulls' Jamie Reid woke up the two sets of supporters with a long-range shot that struck the bar.

After the break, 41-year-old Cureton, playing for his 15th different club in English football, headed in his first Eastleigh goal from a Luke Coulson cross.

The Spitfires turned a narrow win into a comfortable one late on. First, Andy Drury converted another devilish Coulson ball to double the lead.

Substitute Ryan Bird then rounded the night off superbly, sliding in a rebound from a tight angle after Brendan Moore had thwarted Mikael Mandron.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Eastleigh

  • 31Clarke
  • 2PartingtonBooked at 59mins
  • 25Cresswell
  • 28TaylorBooked at 78mins
  • 3Green
  • 27Johnson
  • 10Reason
  • 8Drury
  • 15Coulson
  • 9ConstableSubstituted forMandronat 85'minutes
  • 30CuretonSubstituted forBirdat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Essam
  • 12Howells
  • 13Huddart
  • 19Mandron
  • 26Bird

Torquay

  • 1Moore
  • 5Gallifuoco
  • 3Rowe-TurnerBooked at 66mins
  • 10RichardsSubstituted forChamberlainat 90'minutes
  • 33Nicholson
  • 15McGinty
  • 19WardSubstituted forChaneyat 67'minutes
  • 8Young
  • 18Reid
  • 9Blissett
  • 14Williams

Substitutes

  • 7Chaney
  • 16Duke
  • 21Palfrey
  • 26Robba
  • 29Chamberlain
Referee:
David Rock
Attendance:
2,116

Live Text

Match ends, Eastleigh 3, Torquay United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Eastleigh 3, Torquay United 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Jamie Chamberlain replaces Courtney Richards.

Goal!

Goal! Eastleigh 3, Torquay United 0. Ryan Bird (Eastleigh).

Goal!

Goal! Eastleigh 2, Torquay United 0. Andy Drury (Eastleigh).

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Mikael Mandron replaces James Constable.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Ryan Bird replaces Jamie Cureton.

Booking

Jason Taylor (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Sam Chaney replaces Joe Ward.

Booking

Lathanial Rowe-Turner (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Joe Partington (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Eastleigh 1, Torquay United 0. Jamie Cureton (Eastleigh).

Second Half

Second Half begins Eastleigh 0, Torquay United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Eastleigh 0, Torquay United 0.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Forest Green17123233112239
2Dag & Red17112427121535
3Lincoln City17103431141733
4Tranmere17103421101133
5Barrow178722617931
6Dover1710163327631
7Eastleigh1786329151430
8Macclesfield179352416830
9Aldershot178542014629
10Gateshead1784528171128
11Boreham Wood177642013727
12Chester177552416826
13Sutton United177372222024
14Wrexham176561522-723
15Solihull Moors175482229-719
16Maidstone United175482131-1019
17Bromley175391927-818
18Torquay175391422-818
19York173591729-1214
20Woking1734102537-1213
21Braintree1734101632-1613
22Southport1734101436-2213
23Guiseley1724112031-1110
24North Ferriby United173113627-2110
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