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Lincoln City 2-1 Torquay United

Lincoln scored twice in the final five minutes to secure a 2-1 win against relegation-threatened Torquay and move five points clear at the top of the National League table.

The Gulls thought they had clinched the points 12 minutes from time when Jamie Reid's cross was bundled in at the far post by Ruari Keating.

However, the Imps equalised in the 86th minute when a shot from Adam Marriott was parried by Brendan Moore only for substitute Harry Anderson to score from the rebound.

The home side then secured their fifth successive victory two minutes later when Sam Habergham fired a free-kick into the top corner.

Lincoln dominated the first half and Gulls keeper Brendan Moore had to be on his toes twice to deny Jack Muldoon, although at the other end Paul Farman made a brilliant save to keep out a corner at the near post.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Lincoln City

  • 1Farman
  • 3HaberghamBooked at 89mins
  • 9Rhead
  • 12Long
  • 5Waterfall
  • 25Raggett
  • 7MuldoonSubstituted forMarriottat 65'minutes
  • 28Arnold
  • 36GinnellySubstituted forH Andersonat 62'minutesBooked at 75mins
  • 34KnottSubstituted forWhitehouseat 58'minutes
  • 30Woodyard

Substitutes

  • 2Wood
  • 4Whitehouse
  • 10Marriott
  • 13Margetts
  • 26H Anderson

Torquay

  • 1Moore
  • 3Rowe-Turner
  • 8Young
  • 12Verma
  • 4LathropeSubstituted forGerringat 84'minutes
  • 15McGinty
  • 5Gallifuoco
  • 17AndersonBooked at 28minsSubstituted forWilliamsat 89'minutes
  • 31Lee
  • 19KeatingBooked at 36minsSubstituted forHarradat 89'minutesBooked at 34mins
  • 18Reid

Substitutes

  • 6Gerring
  • 7Chaney
  • 9Harrad
  • 14Williams
  • 33Nicholson
Referee:
Joseph Johnson
Attendance:
9,011

Live Text

Match ends, Lincoln City 2, Torquay United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lincoln City 2, Torquay United 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Brett Williams replaces Myles Anderson.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Shaun Harrad replaces Ruairi Keating.

Goal!

Goal! Lincoln City 2, Torquay United 1. Sam Habergham (Lincoln City).

Goal!

Goal! Lincoln City 1, Torquay United 1. Harry Anderson (Lincoln City).

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Ben Gerring replaces Damon Lathrope.

Goal!

Goal! Lincoln City 0, Torquay United 1. Ruairi Keating (Torquay United).

Booking

Harry Anderson (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Adam Marriott replaces Jack Muldoon.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Harry Anderson replaces Josh Ginnelly.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Elliot Whitehouse replaces Billy Knott.

Second Half

Second Half begins Lincoln City 0, Torquay United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Lincoln City 0, Torquay United 0.

Booking

Ruairi Keating (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Shaun Harrad (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Myles Anderson (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 City42287778374191
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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