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Macclesfield Town 3-2 Wrexham

Connor Jennings scored a hat-trick as Macclesfield denied Wrexham a point in the Conference Premier.

Macclesfield were awarded a spot kick in the opening minute, which Jennings converted after being brought down by keeper Andy Coughlin.

Joe Anyinsah levelled for Wrexham before Jennings restored Macclesfield's lead before the interval.

Substitute Brett Ormerod looked to have rescued a point but Jennings completed his hat-trick in injury time.

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Wrexham player-manager Andy Morrell told BBC Radio Wales:

"[It] hurts because we worked so hard to get back into it. There's no good way to lose. We've got to defend better. It's ridiculous - schoolboy stuff.

"I don't think it's a pen. I think he [Coughlin] got the ball but that a horrendous start for us. We got back in the game with a good goal by Joe but then it's sloppy again.

"We got back in it again and you do that in the last minute. It ceases to amaze me really."

Line-ups

Macclesfield

  • 1Taylor
  • 3Andrew
  • 12Williams
  • 26Halls
  • 4Martin
  • 23WhitakerSubstituted forHolroydat 84'minutes
  • 6TurnbullBooked at 85mins
  • 24Rowe
  • 19BodenSubstituted forMackrethat 69'minutes
  • 11WinnSubstituted forKayat 68'minutes
  • 8JenningsBooked at 88mins

Substitutes

  • 14Gnahoua
  • 9Holroyd
  • 7Mackreth
  • 2Connor
  • 25Kay

Wrexham

  • 13Coughlin
  • 28Artell
  • 3Ashton
  • 17ClowesSubstituted forTomassenat 32'minutes
  • 8Harris
  • 12Keates
  • 6Clarke
  • 26AnyinsahSubstituted forOrmerodat 76'minutes
  • 29Carrington
  • 9BishopSubstituted forCieslewiczat 76'minutes
  • 15Ogleby

Substitutes

  • 10Ormerod
  • 1Mayebi
  • 21Evans
  • 14Tomassen
  • 7Cieslewicz
Referee:
Ben Toner
Attendance:
1,978

Match Stats

Home TeamMacclesfieldAway TeamWrexham
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home10
Away9
Shots on Target
Home6
Away6
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Macclesfield Town 3, Wrexham 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 3, Wrexham 2.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Macclesfield Town 3, Wrexham 2. Connor Jennings (Macclesfield Town).

  4. Post update

    Foul by Jay Harris (Wrexham).

  5. Post update

    Steve Williams (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Macclesfield Town.

  7. Booking

    Connor Jennings (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Connor Jennings (Macclesfield Town).

  9. Post update

    Adrian Cieslewicz (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

  10. Booking

    Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town).

  12. Post update

    Robert Ogleby (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Jay Harris (Wrexham).

  14. Post update

    Connor Jennings (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Chris Holroyd replaces Danny Whitaker.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Adrian Cieslewicz (Wrexham).

  17. Post update

    Danny M. Rowe (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

  18. Goal!

    Goal! Macclesfield Town 2, Wrexham 2. Brett Ormerod (Wrexham).

  19. Post update

    Foul by Connor Jennings (Macclesfield Town).

  20. Post update

    David Artell (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

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