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Torquay United 1-2 Guiseley

Ten-man Guiseley staged a remarkable comeback to secure victory and keep Torquay mired in the relegation zone.

Referee Simon Barrow went down with an injury in the ninth minute at a rainy and blustery Plainmoor, and was eventually replaced by one of his assistants.

Both teams struggled to get into their rhythm after a long delay, but the game sprang into life thanks to a 25th-minute strike from Gulls skipper Aman Verma - his second goal of the season.

The Gulls nearly doubled their lead when Brett Williams' header from Luke Young's corner crashed against the crossbar.

Guiseley's hopes of salvaging anything from the game were dealt a severe blow 10 minutes into the second half when Jake Lawlor received a second yellow card for a late challenge on Dan Sparkes.

But they equalised in fortunate circumstances when a long ball struck the shoulder of Jake Cassidy who kept his composure to steer the ball home.

And the West Yorkshire side clinched the points 11 minutes from time when Will Hatfield controlled a long punt from goalkeeper Jonny Maxted before guiding the ball past Brendan Moore.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Torquay

  • 1Moore
  • 15McGinty
  • 5GallifuocoBooked at 89mins
  • 8Young
  • 17Anderson
  • 4LathropeSubstituted forHarradat 69'minutes
  • 3Rowe-TurnerSubstituted forChaneyat 76'minutes
  • 11SparkesBooked at 86mins
  • 18ReidSubstituted forKeatingat 87'minutes
  • 14Williams
  • 12Verma

Substitutes

  • 7Chaney
  • 9Harrad
  • 19Keating
  • 20Hodgkiss
  • 31Lee

Guiseley

  • 26MaxtedBooked at 90mins
  • 33Green
  • 6LawlorBooked at 52mins
  • 7Hurst
  • 20Williams
  • 24Walton
  • 2Brown
  • 8HatfieldSubstituted forVidalat 90+3'minutes
  • 29CassidySubstituted forBoyesat 85'minutes
  • 19PrestonSubstituted forPalmerat 56'minutes
  • 10Rooney

Substitutes

  • 4Vidal
  • 9Boyes
  • 11Rankine
  • 34Asamoah
  • 35Palmer
Referee:
Simon Barrow
Attendance:
1,446

Live Text

Match ends, Torquay United 1, Guiseley 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Torquay United 1, Guiseley 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Guiseley. Javan Vidal replaces Will Hatfield.

Booking

Jon Maxted (Guiseley) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Ruairi Keating replaces Jamie Reid.

Booking

Dan Sparkes (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Guiseley. Adam Boyes replaces Jake Cassidy.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Sam Chaney replaces Lathanial Rowe-Turner.

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 1, Guiseley 2. Will Hatfield (Guiseley).

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Shaun Harrad replaces Damon Lathrope.

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 1, Guiseley 1. Jake Cassidy (Guiseley).

Substitution

Substitution, Guiseley. Ashley Palmer replaces Jordan Preston.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Jake Lawlor (Guiseley) for a bad foul.

Second Half

Second Half begins Torquay United 1, Guiseley 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Torquay United 1, Guiseley 0.

Booking

Jake Lawlor (Guiseley) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 1, Guiseley 0. Aman Verma (Torquay United).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City33216663323169
2Forest Green34199671422966
3Tranmere33206750292166
4Dag & Red352041159401964
5Dover351861167491860
6Aldershot361611948321659
7Gateshead351610959362358
8Barrow341413750331755
9Macclesfield331651245341153
10Wrexham361410123743-652
11Chester351210135450446
12Bromley36137164256-1446
13Boreham Wood351111133333044
14Solihull Moors35128154549-444
15Eastleigh361013134549-443
16Sutton United33127143643-743
17Guiseley36118174455-1141
18Braintree35118164153-1241
19Maidstone United36117184463-1940
20Woking36107195066-1637
21Torquay3598183950-1135
22North Ferriby United36103232353-3033
23York35614153454-2032
24Southport3587204075-3531
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