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Aldershot Town 1-1 Torquay United

Aldershot's National League play-off hopes were put back in the balance after a disappointing draw at home to relegation-threatened Torquay.

Aman Verma missed a good early chance to put the away side one up, slicing wide from a good position.

Ruairi Keating, however, did break the deadlock for the Gulls. His slide-rule finish in the 33rd minute came after a fortuitous build-up in which a through ball deflected into his path.

In the second half, Kevin Nicholson's men dropped deeper and deeper and paid the price when Kundai Benyu bent in a fine 76th-minute equaliser from a free-kick.

Two injuries saw the match staggered into 13 minutes of stoppage time, but at 17:05 BST honours were finally shared as Aldershot saw their four-match winning streak ended.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Aldershot

  • 1Cole
  • 2ArnoldSubstituted forStrakerat 63'minutes
  • 22ReynoldsBooked at 90mins
  • 16Gallagher
  • 12Alexander
  • 17KellermanSubstituted forFenelonat 51'minutesBooked at 78mins
  • 18Hyam
  • 20Benyu
  • 19KanuBooked at 88mins
  • 11MensahSubstituted forMcClureat 68'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 9Rendell

Substitutes

  • 3Straker
  • 7Fenelon
  • 10McClure
  • 15Oyeleke
  • 25Smith

Torquay

  • 1Moore
  • 3Rowe-TurnerBooked at 61mins
  • 4LathropeBooked at 26mins
  • 5Gallifuoco
  • 15McGinty
  • 7ChaneySubstituted forWilliamsat 64'minutes
  • 31Lee
  • 8YoungBooked at 73minsSubstituted forHancoxat 77'minutes
  • 19KeatingSubstituted forHarradat 85'minutes
  • 18Reid
  • 12VermaBooked at 87mins

Substitutes

  • 9Harrad
  • 14Williams
  • 23Hancox
  • 33Nicholson
Referee:
Robert Whitton

Live Text

Match ends, Aldershot Town 1, Torquay United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Aldershot Town 1, Torquay United 1.

Booking

Matt McClure (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Callum Reynolds (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Shaun Harrad replaces Ruairi Keating.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Will Hancox replaces Luke Young.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 1, Torquay United 1. Kundai Benyu (Aldershot Town).

Booking

Luke Young (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Matt McClure replaces Bernard Mensah.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Brett Williams replaces Sam Chaney.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Anthony Straker replaces Nick Arnold.

Booking

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

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Shamir Fenelon replaces Jim Kellerman.

Second Half

Second Half begins Aldershot Town 0, Torquay United 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Aldershot Town 0, Torquay United 1.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 0, Torquay United 1. Ruairi Keating (Torquay United).

Booking

Damon Lathrope (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City40267775363985
2Tranmere41267870343685
3Forest Green41239981503178
4Dag & Red422441472492376
5Aldershot4220121058352372
6Dover412261376562072
7Barrow421815964451969
8Gateshead4218131167442367
9Macclesfield40196155749863
10Boreham Wood421413154640655
11Bromley42167195162-1155
12Wrexham421412164255-1354
13Eastleigh421314155257-553
14Chester411410175958152
15Sutton United421311185159-850
16Maidstone United40148185368-1550
17Guiseley421310194761-1449
18Solihull Moors42139205571-1648
19York421015174963-1445
20Woking42129216076-1645
21Braintree42129214869-2145
22Torquay421111204657-1144
23North Ferriby United42113282973-4436
24Southport4298254889-4135
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