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Ebbsfleet United 2-0 Maidstone United

Ebbsfleet won their opening home game following promotion to the National League as Maidstone United finished with 10 men.

Maidstone's Stuart Lewis carried the main goal threat in a low-key first half, but was denied in the 13th minute by Myles Weston's well-judged tackle and in the 38th by a superb save from Nathan Ashmore.

It was Ebbsfleet who broke the deadlock in the 66th minute, though, when Luke Coulson cut in from the left and fired home in style.

Danny Kedwell made it 2-0 in the 77th minute after he was played in by Jack Powell and Lewis was sent off in stoppage time for a foul on Andy Drury.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Ebbsfleet

  • 1Ashmore
  • 25Coulson
  • 6Clark
  • 7PowellBooked at 51mins
  • 5WinfieldBooked at 63minsSubstituted forShieldsat 90'minutes
  • 24Magri
  • 11WestonSubstituted forMcCoyat 60'minutes
  • 16Payne
  • 8Drury
  • 9Kedwell
  • 14McQueenSubstituted forMcLeanat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2McCoy
  • 10McLean
  • 13Miles
  • 17Shields
  • 19Mills

Maidstone United

  • 1Worgan
  • 13Anderson
  • 2Hare
  • 8LewisBooked at 90mins
  • 3FinneySubstituted forWynterat 75'minutes
  • 22Ofori-Twumasi
  • 14Prestedge
  • 11WraightBooked at 9minsSubstituted forWillardat 73'minutes
  • 14ReasonSubstituted forPaxmanat 70'minutes
  • 32Pigott
  • 9Sam-Yorke

Substitutes

  • 5Wynter
  • 10Paxman
  • 17Willard
  • 18Richards
  • 21Phipps
Referee:
Neil Hair
Attendance:
2,519

Live Text

Match ends, Ebbsfleet United 2, Maidstone United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Ebbsfleet United 2, Maidstone United 0.

Dismissal

Stuart Lewis (Maidstone United) is shown the red card.

Substitution

Substitution, Ebbsfleet United. Sean Shields replaces Dave Winfield.

Substitution

Substitution, Ebbsfleet United. Aaron McLean replaces Darren McQueen.

Goal!

Goal! Ebbsfleet United 2, Maidstone United 0. Danny Kedwell (Ebbsfleet United).

Substitution

Substitution, Maidstone United. Alex Wynter replaces Alex Finney.

Substitution

Substitution, Maidstone United. Harley Willard replaces Tom Wraight.

Substitution

Substitution, Maidstone United. Jack Paxman replaces Jai Reason.

Goal!

Goal! Ebbsfleet United 1, Maidstone United 0. Luke Coulson (Ebbsfleet United).

Booking

Dave Winfield (Ebbsfleet United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Ebbsfleet United. Marvin McCoy replaces Myles Weston.

Booking

Jack Powell (Ebbsfleet United) is shown the yellow card.

Second Half

Second Half begins Ebbsfleet United 0, Maidstone United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Ebbsfleet United 0, Maidstone United 0.

Booking

Tom Wraight (Maidstone United) is shown the yellow card.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Aldershot22005236
2Dag & Red22004226
3Ebbsfleet21104224
4Tranmere21103124
5Bromley21102114
6Macclesfield21102114
7Eastleigh21101014
8Sutton United21012113
9Leyton Orient21013303
10Dover21012203
11Gateshead21012203
12Wrexham21012203
13Woking210134-13
14Fylde20203302
15Chester10101101
16Boreham Wood201134-11
17Guiseley201123-11
18Maidenhead United201123-11
19Torquay201123-11
20Barrow201112-11
21Hartlepool201112-11
22Maidstone United201113-21
23Halifax201102-21
24Solihull Moors100113-20
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