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Forest Green Rovers 2-1 Aldershot Town

National League leaders Forest Green needed a last-minute goal from striker Christian Doidge to beat play-off hopefuls Aldershot.

He headed home from Rob Sinclair's cross to help the hosts extend their lead at the top of the league to seven points.

Forest Green took the lead when Doidge finished well from Liam Noble's pass.

The Shots had looked to be heading home with a point when Jake Gallagher levelled in the 89th minute.

Line-ups

Forest Green

  • 23Russell
  • 21Racine
  • 5Clough
  • 15Noble
  • 4TraoreSubstituted forSinclairat 40'minutes
  • 16Pinnock
  • 12CarterSubstituted forFrearat 62'minutes
  • 17Wishart
  • 9Doidge
  • 20Tubbs
  • 39MurphySubstituted forMarsh-Brownat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Marsh-Brown
  • 10Kelly
  • 11Frear
  • 14Moore
  • 19Sinclair

Aldershot

  • 1Cole
  • 2Arnold
  • 12Alexander
  • 16Gallagher
  • 5Evans
  • 22Reynolds
  • 4Bellamy
  • 14AllenBooked at 42minsSubstituted forKanuat 46'minutes
  • 9Rendell
  • 8WalkerSubstituted forMcClureat 58'minutes
  • 7FenelonSubstituted forStrakerat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Straker
  • 6Saville
  • 10McClure
  • 19Kanu
  • 25Smith
Referee:
Karl Evans
Attendance:
1,638

Live Text

Match ends, Forest Green Rovers 2, Aldershot Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forest Green Rovers 2, Aldershot Town 1.

Goal!

Goal! Forest Green Rovers 2, Aldershot Town 1. Christian Doidge (Forest Green Rovers).

Goal!

Goal! Forest Green Rovers 1, Aldershot Town 1. Jake Gallagher (Aldershot Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Anthony Straker replaces Shamir Fenelon.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Keanu Marsh-Brown replaces Rhys Murphy.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Elliott Frear replaces Darren Carter.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Matt McClure replaces Charlie Walker.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Idris Kanu replaces Iffy Allen.

Second Half

Second Half begins Forest Green Rovers 1, Aldershot Town 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Forest Green Rovers 1, Aldershot Town 0.

Booking

Iffy Allen (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Rob Sinclair replaces Drissa Traoré.

Goal!

Goal! Forest Green Rovers 1, Aldershot Town 0. Christian Doidge (Forest Green Rovers).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Forest Green19134236132343
2Lincoln City18113436162036
3Dag & Red18113428131536
4Tranmere18113425111436
5Barrow1897230171334
6Aldershot199552216632
7Dover1810173431331
8Eastleigh1886429191030
9Boreham Wood188642214830
10Macclesfield189362518730
11Gateshead1885530191129
12Chester187562621526
13Sutton United187472424025
14Wrexham196761724-725
15Solihull Moors186482329-622
16Maidstone United186482332-922
17Bromley186392128-721
18Torquay1853101524-918
19Southport1844101637-2116
20York183691931-1215
21Woking1834112639-1313
22Braintree1834111633-1713
23North Ferriby United193214729-2211
24Guiseley1824122032-1210
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