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Torquay United 1-2 Eastleigh

Eastleigh goalkeeper Ross Flitney saved a late penalty as his side won at Torquay.

Flitney kept out Jamie Reid's 80th-minute spot-kick as the Spitfires extended their unbeaten National League run to six games.

The visitors took the lead after a ninth-minute goal from Sam Matthews, who drove straight through the heart of the Gulls' defence and fired into the far corner.

Bottom-of-the-table Torquay had their chances, with Jake Gosling coming close a number of times, and just after the half-hour mark they levelled as Luke Young found the bottom corner from the edge of the area.

Eastleigh responded well and made it 2-1 in the 69th-minute as Gavin Hoyte slotted into the bottom corner.

Torquay had a glorious chance to equalise when Reid was brought down by George Dowling, but his penalty was kept out by Flitney.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Torquay

  • 1Clarke
  • 2Efete
  • 3Davis
  • 17O'Sullivan
  • 8Young
  • 5McGinty
  • 11GoslingSubstituted forKeatingat 74'minutes
  • 19Reid
  • 24Dowling
  • 26Balatoni
  • 28FletcherSubstituted forMitchellat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Lathrope
  • 10Keating
  • 15Mitchell
  • 21Barnes
  • 30Dorel

Eastleigh

  • 13Flitney
  • 2Hoyte
  • 7Wood
  • 17Hudson-OdoiSubstituted forWilliamsonat 59'minutes
  • 11Zebroski
  • 10YeatesSubstituted forConstableat 65'minutes
  • 15Obileye
  • 19HollandsSubstituted forTogwellat 45'minutesBooked at 79mins
  • 24Miley
  • 26MatthewsBooked at 58mins
  • 27Howe

Substitutes

  • 4Togwell
  • 8Constable
  • 22Boyce
  • 25Williamson
  • 30Shaw
Referee:
Peter Wright
Attendance:
1,486

Live Text

Match ends, Torquay United 1, Eastleigh 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Torquay United 1, Eastleigh 2.

Booking

Sam Togwell (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Ruairi Keating replaces Jake Gosling.

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 1, Eastleigh 2. Gavin Hoyte (Eastleigh).

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Tallen Mitchell replaces Alex Fletcher.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. James Constable replaces Mark Yeates.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Ben Williamson replaces Bradley Hudson-Odoi.

Booking

Sam Matthews (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Second Half

Second Half begins Torquay United 1, Eastleigh 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Torquay United 1, Eastleigh 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Sam Togwell replaces Danny Hollands.

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 1, Eastleigh 1. Luke Young (Torquay United).

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 0, Eastleigh 1. Sam Matthews (Eastleigh).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Macclesfield29167638261255
2Aldershot29149646301651
3Sutton United2914784234849
4Wrexham2813963122948
5Tranmere29138843261747
6Boreham Wood291211640291147
7Dover291112638231545
8Dag & Red29129846351145
9Bromley2912894637944
10Ebbsfleet29101274133842
11Fylde2811984538742
12Maidenhead United2991193740-338
13Maidstone United2891183540-538
14Eastleigh2981384243-137
15Woking28105133844-635
16Halifax29810113138-734
17Hartlepool2889113138-733
18Gateshead2671183228432
19Leyton Orient2988133542-732
20Barrow29710123640-431
21Chester28511122544-1926
22Solihull Moors2966172645-1924
23Guiseley28410142652-2622
24Torquay2948172447-2320
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