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AlfretonAlfreton Town2AldershotAldershot Town3

Alfreton Town 2-3 Aldershot Town

Sam Hatton scored twice to secure an Aldershot victory at Alfreton as both sides had a player sent off.

John Johnston hooked a shot into the top corner to give Alfreton the lead, but they were 2-1 down at the break.

The visitors drew level with a Hatton penalty after Niall Heaton was sent off for a professional foul on Ryan Jarvis, before Brett Williams scored.

Hatton then struck again for Aldershot, who had Josh Scott sent off late on after Karl Hawley had pulled one back.

Aldershot Town caretaker boss Chris Barker told BBC Surrey:

"We got three points against a side who are lower down than us and the boys have worked hard for me.

"They did let in a goal early on and a few weeks ago we might have lost that, so I give credit to all of the boys. That's two wins out of two now and a nice little run, but we won't get over excited.

"Sam Hatton has been waiting for his opportunity and he's knocked on my door this week and luckily I put him in the team.

"I know what Sam's like, he's a great lad, he works hard and I know he can play in two or three positions, so he's perfect."

Line-ups

Alfreton

Formation 4-4-2

  • 20Mooney
  • 29Bentley
  • 5Graham
  • 3Rowe-Turner
  • 26HeatonBooked at 38mins
  • 2Wood
  • 10BradleySubstituted forThanojat 71'minutes
  • 27JohnstonSubstituted forLeesleyat 71'minutes
  • 11HowellSubstituted forShawat 71'minutes
  • 18IronsideBooked at 88mins
  • 23Hawley

Substitutes

  • 8Stevenson
  • 12Shaw
  • 21Thanoj
  • 24Leesley
  • 25Lenighan

Aldershot

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Smith
  • 12GibbsSubstituted forPlummerat 90+2'minutes
  • 5Wilson
  • 6Barker
  • 3McGinty
  • 7HattonBooked at 86mins
  • 19Stevenson
  • 18Saunders
  • 14Roberts
  • 17JarvisSubstituted forWilliamsat 40'minutes
  • 21McCollinSubstituted forScottat 77'minutesBooked at 82mins

Substitutes

  • 9Williams
  • 10Plummer
  • 11Scott
  • 13Thomas
  • 16Richards
Referee:
Adrian Holmes
Attendance:
692

Match Stats

Home TeamAlfretonAway TeamAldershot
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home9
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home9
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Alfreton Town 2, Aldershot Town 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Alfreton Town 2, Aldershot Town 3.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Joe Ironside (Alfreton Town).

  4. Post update

    Jim Stevenson (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Joe Ironside (Alfreton Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Aldershot Town. Tristan Plummer replaces Jaydon Gibbs.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Sam Hatton (Aldershot Town).

  8. Post update

    Andi Thanoj (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Aldershot Town.

  10. Booking

    Joe Ironside (Alfreton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  11. Post update

    Offside, Aldershot Town. Brett Williams tries a through ball, but Brett Williams is caught offside.

  12. Booking

    Sam Hatton (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Aaron Bentley (Alfreton Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high from a direct free kick.

  14. Dismissal

    Josh Scott (Aldershot Town) is shown the red card for fighting.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Josh Scott (Aldershot Town).

  16. Post update

    Luke Graham (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Jim Stevenson (Aldershot Town).

  18. Post update

    Andi Thanoj (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Aldershot Town. Josh Scott replaces Andre McCollin because of an injury.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Aldershot Town.

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