Match ends, Southport 2, FC Halifax Town 1.
Southport secured their Conference Premier status with a win over play-off contenders Halifax.
The visitors took the lead when top scorer Lee Gregory collected Scott Spencer's back-heel and smashed the ball past goalkeeper Danny Hurst.
Luke George scored the equaliser with a rebound after Aristote Nsiala's header was tipped onto the bar.
David Fitzpatrick lashed home a stunning 30-yard strike soon after to earn Southport three points.
- 20FitzpatrickBooked at 60mins
- 6BrownBooked at 50mins
- 29DillonBooked at 83mins
- 14RutherfordSubstituted forBoothmanat 63'minutes
- 40SpencerSubstituted forJacksonat 46'minutes
- 18MarshallSubstituted forWilsonat 81'minutes
- 11GregorySubstituted forCrowtherat 66'minutes
- Darren England
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Southport 2, FC Halifax Town 1.
Attempt missed. Josh Wilson (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left from a direct free kick.
Foul by Scott Brown (Southport).
Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. Josh Wilson (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.
John Dillon (Southport) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by John Dillon (Southport).
Ryan Crowther (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.
Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Josh Wilson replaces Paul Marshall.
Goal! Southport 2, FC Halifax Town 1. David Fitzpatrick (Southport) left footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Steven Boothman.
Attempt missed. Ryan Crowther (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Hand ball by Osayamen Osawe (Southport).
Foul by Vinny Mukendi (Southport).
Chris Smith (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.
Goal! Southport 1, FC Halifax Town 1. Luke George (Southport) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Aristote Nsiala with a headed pass.
Aristote Nsiala (Southport) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Steven Boothman.
Attempt saved. Paul Marshall (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.
Attempt missed. Scott Brown (Southport) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.