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North Ferriby United 2-1 Eastleigh

Reece Thompson gave North Ferriby's slim survival hopes a boost with a late 2-1 victory over Eastleigh.

The home side dominated the first half and went close to breaking the deadlock in the 19th minute when Michael Green picked out Matt Tubbs, whose shot just missed the far post from a tight angle.

But the hosts capitalised on a defensive blunder three minutes later to take the lead. Gavin Hoyte's attempted backward header left goalkeeper Michael Stack stranded and Robbie Tinkler tapped the ball into an empty net.

Ross Stearn levelled in the 77th minute with a great shot into the far corner from the edge of the area, but Villagers striker Thompson struck two minutes from time to win it.

Stearn nearly equalised again in stoppage time, but his fierce strike was well saved by Owen Evans.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

North Ferriby United

  • 1EvansBooked at 54mins
  • 2Topliss
  • 12Hare
  • 4Oliver
  • 5Gray
  • 16Tinkler
  • 15Middleton
  • 21Dixon
  • 25ThompsonBooked at 67mins
  • 6Emerton
  • 14FallowfieldBooked at 86mins

Substitutes

  • 13Keyi
  • 18Bell
  • 19Cooke
  • 20Skelton
  • 28Bolton

Eastleigh

  • 37Stack
  • 3GreenBooked at 86mins
  • 10TubbsSubstituted forWilsonat 59'minutes
  • 12Matthews
  • 5Dugdale
  • 14Togwell
  • 9ConstableBooked at 90mins
  • 15Reid
  • 29OdoffinSubstituted forStearnat 59'minutes
  • 20Hoyte
  • 19McAllisterSubstituted forObileyeat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Stearn
  • 18Wilson
  • 22Masterton
  • 24Obileye
  • 36Strevens
Referee:
Tom Nield
Attendance:
364

Live Text

Full Time

Second Half ends, North Ferriby United 2, Eastleigh 1.

Booking

James Constable (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! North Ferriby United 2, Eastleigh 1. Reece Thompson (North Ferriby United).

Booking

Graham Stack (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Ryan Fallowfield (North Ferriby United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Ayo Obileye replaces Craig McAllister.

Goal!

Goal! North Ferriby United 1, Eastleigh 1. Ross Stearn (Eastleigh).

Booking

Reece Thompson (North Ferriby United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Ross Stearn replaces Hakeem Odoffin.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Scott Wilson replaces Matt Tubbs.

Booking

Owen Evans (North Ferriby United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Second Half

Second Half begins North Ferriby United 1, Eastleigh 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, North Ferriby United 1, Eastleigh 0.

Goal!

Goal! North Ferriby United 1, Eastleigh 0. Robbie Tinkler (North Ferriby United).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

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2Tranmere43268972373586
3Forest Green43259984503484
4Dag & Red432541475502579
5Dover422361379562375
6Aldershot4320131060372373
7Barrow4318151065491669
8Gateshead4318131267472067
9Macclesfield422061660501066
10Bromley43177195563-858
11Boreham Wood431413164743455
12Wrexham431412174358-1554
13Sutton United431411185459-553
14Eastleigh431314165359-653
15Maidstone United42158195672-1653
16Chester431410195961-252
17Guiseley431310204763-1649
18York431115175164-1348
19Woking43139216176-1548
20Solihull Moors43139215673-1748
21Braintree43139215069-1948
22Torquay431111214759-1244
23North Ferriby United43123283174-4339
24Southport4398264892-4435
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