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Notts County 1-0 Gillingham

Roy Carroll

Notts County extended their unbeaten run to seven games in all competitions with a home win against Gillingham.

Shaun Harrad gave the Magpies the lead, latching on to Jake Cassidy's flick-on to head past Stephen Bywater.

Doug Loft almost pulled one back for the Gills before half-time but his 25-yard strike cannoned off the crossbar.

The Gills were denied an equaliser 10 minutes from time as Roy Carroll saved Luke Norris' penalty after Bradley Dack had been fouled by Louis Laing.

Notts County manager Shaun Derry told BBC Radio Nottingham:

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Derry on Notts County v Gillingham

"What a week. Back-to-back wins don't come easily in this division, There are a lot of good teams, so I was pleased on Tuesday night - and today we got the win that I thought we deserved.

"The penalty save was fantastic, Roy has done his job. He's the best goalie in League One.

"We all knew that any team managed by Peter Taylor are going to make it difficult for you, and it was today, but we came through it well."

Gillingham manager Peter Taylor told BBC Radio Kent:

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Taylor on Notts v Gillingham

"I was pleased with the way we played for 90 minutes, but again disappointed in the goal we conceded, because their man got his head to it better than ours and I think we've got to learn from that.

"We've got to believe that if we keep doing what we're doing the results will change.

"It was a penalty miss, that's all it is. It's not the end of the world. A very experienced goalkeeper guessed right."

Line-ups

Notts County

  • 1CarrollBooked at 81mins
  • 2Dumbuya
  • 34Laing
  • 6Hollis
  • 3Adams
  • 11Thompson
  • 13Jones
  • 16NobleBooked at 32mins
  • 32McLaughlin
  • 12CassidySubstituted forIsmailat 71'minutes
  • 31HarradSubstituted forSmithat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Smith
  • 7Ismail
  • 8Wroe
  • 10Murray
  • 14McKenzie
  • 23Speiss
  • 33Cranston

Gillingham

  • 30Bywater
  • 15Morris
  • 4Egan
  • 5Hause
  • 3Martin
  • 11McGlashanSubstituted forGermanat 82'minutes
  • 7Loft
  • 8HessenthalerBooked at 32minsSubstituted forNorrisat 45'minutes
  • 18Pritchard
  • 24DickensonBooked at 56minsSubstituted forDackat 61'minutes
  • 10McDonald

Substitutes

  • 12Morris
  • 14German
  • 16Linganzi
  • 19Norris
  • 20Davies
  • 23Dack
  • 31Hoyte
Referee:
Graham Scott
Attendance:
4,800

Match Stats

Home TeamNotts CountyAway TeamGillingham
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home14
Away17
Shots on Target
Home6
Away5
Corners
Home5
Away8
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Notts County 1, Gillingham 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Notts County 1, Gillingham 0.

Attempt missed. Antonio German (Gillingham) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Haydn Hollis.

Attempt blocked. Doug Loft (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Roy Carroll.

Attempt saved. Antonio German (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Antonio German (Gillingham) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Garry Thompson (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by John Egan.

Foul by Antonio German (Gillingham).

(Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Alan Smith replaces Shaun Harrad.

Attempt blocked. Cody McDonald (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Luke Norris (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Liam Noble (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Antonio German replaces Jermaine McGlashan.

Foul by Josh Pritchard (Gillingham).

Stephen McLaughlin (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Roy Carroll (Notts County) is shown the yellow card.

Penalty saved! Luke Norris (Gillingham) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Penalty Gillingham. Bradley Dack draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Mustapha Dumbuya (Notts County) after a foul in the penalty area.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Aaron Morris.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Zeli Ismail replaces Jake Cassidy.

Attempt saved. Cody McDonald (Gillingham) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Jermaine McGlashan (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Garry Thompson.

Jermaine McGlashan (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Blair Adams (Notts County).

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Blair Adams.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Garry Thompson.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Liam Noble.

Foul by Haydn Hollis (Notts County).

Luke Norris (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Gary Jones (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Bradley Dack replaces Brennan Dickenson.

Attempt missed. Garry Thompson (Notts County) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Kortney Hause.

Booking

Brennan Dickenson (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City1174022101225
2Swindon1063122111121
3Peterborough116231611520
4MK Dons1061325141119
5Preston105412011919
6Chesterfield105321914518
7Bradford115331511418
8Notts County11452127517
9Rochdale115151912716
10Fleetwood11443108216
11Sheff Utd105141516-116
12Oldham113621413115
13Doncaster104241115-414
14Crawley11425814-614
15Coventry113441214-213
16Walsall112631011-112
17Barnsley103341416-212
18Gillingham113351215-312
19Yeovil113351016-612
20Leyton Orient102441113-210
21Colchester112361417-39
22Port Vale112361118-79
23Scunthorpe112181125-147
24Crewe11119829-214
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