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FC Halifax Town 2-2 Gateshead

Josh Gillies scored an equaliser for Gateshead at FC Halifax Town before later being sent off as the pair closed the gap to the Conference play-off places to five points.

Carl Finnigan's shot into the top left-hand corner put the visitors ahead.

James Bolton scored close-range headers either side of half-time to put Halifax into a 2-1 lead.

Gillies bundled the ball home to level but he was then sent off in the 90th minute for a bad challenge.

Line-ups

Halifax

Formation 4-3-3

  • 27Glennon
  • 2Bolton
  • 4Roberts
  • 5PearsonBooked at 51minsSubstituted forMuldoonat 78'minutes
  • 3McManus
  • 23Hutchison
  • 20Maynard
  • 22Schofield
  • 7Smith
  • 40HattersleySubstituted forBodenat 58'minutes
  • 9Jackson

Substitutes

  • 1Senior
  • 14Williams
  • 19Boden
  • 33Muldoon
  • 36Hatfield

Gateshead

Formation 4-3-3

  • 32Dixon
  • 16Baxter
  • 5Curtis
  • 4Chandler
  • 25Pattison
  • 9ShawBooked at 24mins
  • 11Finnigan
  • 12Ramshaw
  • 10GilliesBooked at 90mins
  • 23RodmanSubstituted forWilsonat 89'minutes
  • 19Rankine

Substitutes

  • 3Wilson
  • 13Baird
  • 14Morse
  • 27Sainte-Luce
  • 29Orrell
Referee:
Wayne Barratt
Attendance:
1,073

Match Stats

Home TeamHalifaxAway TeamGateshead
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home13
Away12
Shots on Target
Home8
Away8
Corners
Home11
Away11
Fouls
Home10
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, FC Halifax Town 2, Gateshead 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, FC Halifax Town 2, Gateshead 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Matty Pattison (Gateshead).

  5. Post update

    Adam Smith (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Rob Ramshaw (Gateshead).

  8. Post update

    Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Scott Boden (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

  10. Dismissal

    Josh Gillies (Gateshead) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Josh Gillies (Gateshead).

  12. Post update

    Graham Hutchison (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Gateshead. Ryan Wilson replaces Alex Rodman.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Carl Finnigan (Gateshead) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Alex Rodman (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jamie Jackson (FC Halifax Town) header from the centre of the box is saved.

  17. Post update

    Corner, FC Halifax Town.

  18. Post update

    Corner, FC Halifax Town.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jamie Chandler (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Jack Muldoon (FC Halifax Town).