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Macclesfield Town 1-0 Torquay United

Danny Whitaker
Danny Whitaker joined Macclesfield in August 2013

Macclesfield Town moved up to third in the Conference table thanks to Danny Whitaker's second half goal.

The hosts had early chances as Paul Turnbull fired over and Chris Holroyd shot wide, while Malachi Lavelle-Moore headed straight at Martin Rice.

Holroyd also had a goal disallowed for offside, while at the other end Ryan Bowman saw his header blocked.

Whitaker netted his first goal of the season when he found room to fire past Rice from inside the box.

Macclesfield, who have a game in hand, are now seven points behind leaders Barnet, who were beaten in the last minute at Bristol Rovers.

Line-ups

Macclesfield

  • 1Taylor
  • 31Hogan
  • 5Pilkington
  • 28GrantBooked at 31mins
  • 3Barrow
  • 9Holroyd
  • 23Whitaker
  • 6Turnbull
  • 11Moke
  • 7Lavelle-Moore
  • 10Fairhurst

Substitutes

  • 12Cowan
  • 14Gnahoua
  • 19Rouse
  • 20Branagan
  • 30Bailey

Torquay

  • 1Rice
  • 29BerryBooked at 14mins
  • 5Pearce
  • 4Downes
  • 25Ives
  • 11CameronSubstituted forOfori-Acheampongat 76'minutes
  • 16Richards
  • 8YoungBooked at 25mins
  • 10Ajala
  • 9Bowman
  • 7BriscoeSubstituted forBenyonat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 17Benyon
  • 21MacDonald
  • 22McQuilkin
  • 23Seabright
  • 24Ofori-Acheampong
Referee:
Adrian Holmes
Attendance:
1,234

Match Stats

Home TeamMacclesfieldAway TeamTorquay
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home10
Away9
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home13
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Macclesfield Town 1, Torquay United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 1, Torquay United 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Luke Young (Torquay United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Malachi Lavelle-Moore (Macclesfield Town).

  5. Post update

    Levi Ives (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Macclesfield Town.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Adriano Moke (Macclesfield Town).

  8. Post update

    Luke Young (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

    Offside, Macclesfield Town. Malachi Lavelle-Moore tries a through ball, but Malachi Lavelle-Moore is caught offside.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Duane Ofori-Acheampong (Torquay United).

  11. Post update

    Liam Hogan (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Torquay United.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Waide Fairhurst (Macclesfield Town).

  14. Post update

    Levi Ives (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Torquay United.

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Luke Young (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Alex Grant (Macclesfield Town).

  18. Post update

    Ryan Bowman (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

  19. Post update

    Offside, Macclesfield Town. Adriano Moke tries a through ball, but Adriano Moke is caught offside.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Duane Ofori-Acheampong (Torquay United).

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