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Eastleigh 3-1 Welling United

James Constable
Constable scored 10 goals in League Two for Oxford last season

Eastleigh came from behind to beat Welling and continue their encouraging start to the Conference season.

Malachi Hudson gave the visitors a first-half lead, firing a left-footed shot into the bottom corner.

James Constable equalised when he reacted quickest after Jai Reason's free-kick hit the post to tap in his first Eastleigh goal.

The former Oxford striker's header then completed the turnaround and Will Evans' late strike confirmed victory.

The result lifted the Spitfires into the play-off places, with 10 points from their five games so far, while Welling are 22nd.

Line-ups

Eastleigh

  • 1Flitney
  • 17Reid
  • 6Todd
  • 23Fry
  • 16Evans
  • 4CollinsBooked at 74mins
  • 10Reason
  • 12MidsonSubstituted forWrightat 78'minutes
  • 9ConstableSubstituted forMcAllisterat 75'minutes
  • 14StrevensBooked at 63mins
  • 13Fleetwood

Substitutes

  • 7Odubade
  • 11McAllister
  • 15Smith
  • 19Wright
  • 21Noice

Welling

  • 1Butcher
  • 14Jefford
  • 6Bush
  • 5Fagan
  • 4GallagherBooked at 89mins
  • 2Fazackerley
  • 10St Aimie
  • 8Beautyman
  • 20CorneSubstituted forGormanat 82'minutes
  • 11MarshSubstituted forObafemiat 73'minutes
  • 24HudsonSubstituted forNoubleat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Turner
  • 15Obafemi
  • 16Nouble
  • 18Gorman
  • 23Williams
Referee:
Colin Lymer
Attendance:
953

Match Stats

Home TeamEastleighAway TeamWelling
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home10
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Eastleigh 3, Welling United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Eastleigh 3, Welling United 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ben Wright (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ben Wright (Eastleigh) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  5. Post update

    Offside, Eastleigh. Ben Wright tries a through ball, but Ben Wright is caught offside.

  6. Booking

    Jake Gallagher (Welling United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Goal!

    Goal! Eastleigh 3, Welling United 1. Will Evans (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the top right corner.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jon Nouble (Welling United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Ben Wright (Eastleigh).

  10. Post update

    Loui Fazackerley (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Welling United. Charlie Gorman replaces Sam Corne.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Welling United. Jon Nouble replaces Malachi Hudson.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Collins (Eastleigh).

  14. Post update

    Harry Beautyman (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  15. Post update

    Offside, Eastleigh. Ben Wright tries a through ball, but Ben Wright is caught offside.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Eastleigh. Ben Wright replaces Jack Midson.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Eastleigh. Craig McAllister replaces James Constable.

  18. Booking

    Jamie Collins (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Collins (Eastleigh).

  20. Post update

    Kieron St Aimie (Welling United) wins a free kick.