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Dover Athletic 6-1 Dartford

Tom Murphy scored twice as Dover extended their unbeaten run to 12 Conference Premier games with a thumping win over Dartford.

Nicky Deverdics' early header trickled over the line after hitting the woodwork to put the hosts ahead but Harry Crawford poked home to level.

Richard Orlu's restored the lead and Murphy's curling finish made it 3-1.

Liam Bellamy fired a fourth, and a Barry Cogan's penalty and Murphy tap-in sealed the drubbing.

Dover's win means they move up to 12th in the table, four points outside the play-off places.

Dartford remain in the relegation zone, and are eight points from safety.

Line-ups

Dover

  • 30Rafferty
  • 29Essam
  • 5Raggett
  • 15Francis
  • 17DeverdicsSubstituted forModesteat 82'minutes
  • 8Bellamy
  • 6Orlu
  • 11CoganSubstituted forTaiwoat 77'minutes
  • 16Sterling
  • 10Murphy
  • 14PayneSubstituted forReidat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Wynter
  • 7Modeste
  • 19Reid
  • 21Mekki
  • 28Taiwo

Dartford

  • 21Ibrahim
  • 20BurnsSubstituted forDriverat 70'minutes
  • 14Mitchell-KingBooked at 44mins
  • 4McAuley
  • 11HarrisSubstituted forDaleyat 82'minutes
  • 5BradbrookBooked at 76mins
  • 15Collier
  • 8NobleSubstituted forCornhillat 70'minutes
  • 12Green
  • 17Crawford
  • 22Doidge

Substitutes

  • 6Cornhill
  • 7Hayes
  • 9Daley
  • 16Sweeney
  • 19Driver
Referee:
Craig Hicks
Attendance:
1,042

Match Stats

Home TeamDoverAway TeamDartford
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home19
Away8
Shots on Target
Home12
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home9
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Dover Athletic 6, Dartford 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Dover Athletic 6, Dartford 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Solomon Taiwo (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ricky Modeste (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right misses to the right.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Sean Raggett (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Harry Crawford (Dartford).

  7. Post update

    Tyrone Sterling (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Dover Athletic.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sean Raggett (Dover Athletic) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Solomon Taiwo.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Dover Athletic.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Dover Athletic.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Max Cornhill (Dartford).

  13. Post update

    Jake Reid (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Dover Athletic. Ricky Modeste replaces Nicky Deverdics.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Dartford. Luke Daley replaces Danny Harris.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Dover Athletic. Jake Reid replaces Stefan Payne.

  17. Goal!

    Goal! Dover Athletic 6, Dartford 1. Tom Murphy (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Stefan Payne.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Dover Athletic. Solomon Taiwo replaces Barry Cogan.

  19. Goal!

    Goal! Dover Athletic 5, Dartford 1. Barry Cogan (Dover Athletic) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  20. Booking

    Elliot Bradbrook (Dartford) is shown the yellow card for dissent.

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