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Dover Athletic 2-0 Gateshead

Ricky Miller netted a brace as Dover saw off National League play-off rivals Gateshead.

The Whites began the day one point and one place behind the visitors, but ended it within two points of fifth-placed Aldershot with a game in hand.

Miller lit up a scrappy first half when he curled a superb free-kick into the top corner after he had been fouled just outside the area.

Gateshead arrived on the south coast on the back of a 10-game unbeaten run, but they slipped down to eighth as Miller sealed Dover's win with his 36th goal of the season.

Match report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Dover

  • 1Walker
  • 12FazackerleySubstituted forKinnearat 54'minutes
  • 6Orlu
  • 26HealySubstituted forPinnockat 84'minutes
  • 5Essam
  • 15Grimes
  • 16Sterling
  • 2Magri
  • 7Modeste
  • 9Miller
  • 17EmmanuelSubstituted forLafayetteat 70'minutesBooked at 76mins

Substitutes

  • 3Thomas
  • 4Kinnear
  • 11Pinnock
  • 21N'Gala
  • 25Lafayette

Gateshead

  • 1Montgomery
  • 5Hogan
  • 4SmithBooked at 73mins
  • 28GreenSubstituted forHannantat 59'minutes
  • 8Brundle
  • 6FyfieldBooked at 88mins
  • 22MafutaSubstituted forWhiteat 80'minutes
  • 26McLaughlin
  • 3SmithSubstituted forBoltonat 71'minutes
  • 9Johnson
  • 15Burrow

Substitutes

  • 2Bolton
  • 8White
  • 13Hanford
  • 25Hannant
  • 27O'Donnell
Referee:
Constantine Hatzidakis
Attendance:
2,507

Live Text

Match ends, Dover Athletic 2, Gateshead 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dover Athletic 2, Gateshead 0.

Booking

Jamal Fyfield (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Mitchell Pinnock replaces Joe Healy.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Tom White replaces Gus Mafuta.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 2, Gateshead 0. Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic).

Booking

Ross Lafayette (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Manny Smith (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. James Bolton replaces George Smith.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Ross Lafayette replaces Moses Emmanuel.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Luke Hannant replaces Kieran Green.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Chris Kinnear replaces Loui Fazackerley.

Second Half

Second Half begins Dover Athletic 1, Gateshead 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Dover Athletic 1, Gateshead 0.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 1, Gateshead 0. Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City38247772363679
2Tranmere39247858322679
3Forest Green40229980503075
4Dag & Red402341368462273
5Aldershot4120111057342371
6Dover402161374551969
7Barrow411814962431968
8Gateshead4118131066422467
9Macclesfield381861454441060
10Wrexham411412153951-1254
11Eastleigh411314145256-453
12Boreham Wood411313154238452
13Chester401410165956352
14Sutton United401310174754-749
15Guiseley411310184760-1349
16Bromley40147194559-1449
17Solihull Moors41139195562-748
18Maidstone United39138185167-1647
19Braintree41129204767-2045
20Woking41128215874-1644
21Torquay411110204556-1143
22York40915164761-1442
23North Ferriby United41113272769-4236
24Southport4097244585-4034
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