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Dover Athletic 0-1 Macclesfield Town

Chris Holroyd's first goal since the opening day of the season earned Macclesfield victory at Dover.

Following a first half short of chances, Craig Stone headed wide for the hosts from from 12 yards before Ricky Miller fired over the crossbar.

Holroyd's drilled effort forced Dover keeper Mitchell Walker into a save as the Silkmen started to create openings.

And, after Macclesfield keeper Rhys Taylor saved from Nicky Deverdics, Holroyd's close-range volley won it.

Line-ups

Dover

  • 1Walker
  • 26Bonner
  • 12LockBooked at 84mins
  • 16Sterling
  • 29Essam
  • 6Orlu
  • 4KinnearSubstituted forPayneat 84'minutes
  • 17DeverdicsSubstituted forNanettiat 75'minutes
  • 2Stone
  • 19ReidSubstituted forElderat 75'minutes
  • 27Miller

Substitutes

  • 5Raggett
  • 9Elder
  • 11Cogan
  • 14Payne
  • 20Nanetti

Macclesfield

  • 1Taylor
  • 2Halls
  • 5Pilkington
  • 3Barrow
  • 4Waterfall
  • 15HainingBooked at 90mins
  • 18González Díaz
  • 14Gnahoua
  • 10FairhurstSubstituted forCowanat 86'minutes
  • 19RouseSubstituted forThomasat 73'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 9Holroyd

Substitutes

  • 7Lavelle-Moore
  • 12Cowan
  • 20Branagan
  • 27Thomas
  • 28Grant
Referee:
Nigel Lugg
Attendance:
754

Match Stats

Home TeamDoverAway TeamMacclesfield
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home13
Away3
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home11
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Dover Athletic 0, Macclesfield Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dover Athletic 0, Macclesfield Town 1.

Booking

Adam Thomas (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for dissent.

Offside, Macclesfield Town. Adam Thomas tries a through ball, but Adam Thomas is caught offside.

Booking

Will Haining (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Will Haining (Macclesfield Town).

Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Christian Nanetti (Dover Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Nathan Elder (Dover Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Craig Stone with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Dan Cowan replaces Waide Fairhurst.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Stefan Payne replaces Chris Kinnear.

Booking

Matthew Lock (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Matthew Lock (Dover Athletic).

Arthur Gnahoua (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 0, Macclesfield Town 1. Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the high centre of the goal.

Foul by Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town).

Connor Essam (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Christian Nanetti replaces Nicky Deverdics.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Nathan Elder replaces Jake Reid.

Attempt missed. Craig Stone (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Adam Thomas replaces Domaine Rouse.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Attempt saved. Nicky Deverdics (Dover Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Offside, Macclesfield Town. George Pilkington tries a through ball, but George Pilkington is caught offside.

Foul by Tom Bonner (Dover Athletic).

Waide Fairhurst (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Jake Reid (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by George Pilkington (Macclesfield Town).

Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Foul by Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town).

Connor Essam (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Jake Reid (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Offside, Macclesfield Town. Chris Holroyd tries a through ball, but Chris Holroyd is caught offside.

Foul by Nicky Deverdics (Dover Athletic).

Waide Fairhurst (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic).

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