Match ends, Southport 3, Salisbury City 1.
Southport eased their relegation worries with a surprise win against play-off hopefuls Salisbury City.
Karl Ledsham steered home Luke George's pass to put the Sandgrounders in front before Danny Hattersley headed in John O'Sullivan's cross to double the lead.
Dan Fitchett then pulled a goal back after being played in by Ryan Brett.
But Scott Brown sealed the hosts' first win in six games when he lashed home a free-kick, after defender Brian Dutton saw red for fouling Charlie Joyce.
- 28DalyBooked at 8mins
- 30O'NeilSubstituted forJoyceat 77'minutes
- 15HattersleySubstituted forMukendiat 74'minutes
- 21OsaweSubstituted forBrodieat 90+2'minutes
- 1PuddyBooked at 60mins
- 16DuttonBooked at 86mins
- 6WilsonBooked at 56mins
- 11FrearSubstituted forMcPheeat 74'minutes
- 13SinclairSubstituted forWellardat 84'minutes
- 10LewisSubstituted forSinclairat 61'minutes
- Anthony Backhouse
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Southport 3, Salisbury City 1.
Foul by Richard Brodie (Southport).
Angus MacDonald (Salisbury City) wins a free kick.
Substitution, Southport. Richard Brodie replaces Osayamen Osawe.
Goal! Southport 3, Salisbury City 1. Scott Brown (Southport) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.
Brian Dutton (Salisbury City) is shown the red card for a bad foul.
Foul by Brian Dutton (Salisbury City).
Charlie Joyce (Southport) wins a free kick.
Corner, Salisbury City.
Substitution, Salisbury City. Ricky Wellard replaces Rob Sinclair.
Attempt saved. Osayamen Osawe (Southport) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.
Hand ball by Karl Ledsham (Southport).
Foul by Clovis Kamdjo (Salisbury City).
Scott Brown (Southport) wins a free kick.
Substitution, Southport. Charlie Joyce replaces Gary O'Neil.
Foul by Angus MacDonald (Salisbury City).
Aristote Nsiala (Southport) wins a free kick.
Substitution, Salisbury City. Chris McPhee replaces Elliott Frear.