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Welling United 0-1 Altrincham

Sub Ryan Crowther broke the defensive resolve of 10-man Welling to give Altrincham a first win in five games.

Crowther fired home from the edge of the box as Welling suffered an eighth successive defeat in Loui Fazakerley's first game as caretaker boss.

Home goalkeeper Jonathan Henly had earlier saved well from Damian Reeves, Jordan Sinnott and Kyle Perry.

But Welling had Joe Healy sent off for a two-footed foul on James Lawrie after 54 minutes and were unable to hold out.

Aristide Bessele had a late chance to salvage a point for Welling, but his header from Dominic Vose's cross was kept out by Stuart Coburn, who was making a club record 679th appearance.

The result left them in the relegation zone, four points behind Alfreton in 20th place, while Altrincham climbed two places to 13th.

Line-ups

Welling

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Henly
  • 23Williams
  • 32Chambers
  • 15Berry
  • 3Fyfield
  • 20CorneSubstituted forFaganat 84'minutes
  • 33HealyBooked at 54mins
  • 8Vose
  • 19Harris
  • 7YoungSubstituted forBasseleat 69'minutes
  • 22WilliamsSubstituted forSt Aimieat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Fagan
  • 6Bush
  • 10St Aimie
  • 21McEntegart
  • 35Bassele

Altrincham

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Coburn
  • 2Densmore
  • 5Havern
  • 6LeatherBooked at 57mins
  • 3Griffin
  • 26SinnottSubstituted forCrowtherat 69'minutes
  • 8RichmanSubstituted forCavanaghat 51'minutes
  • 4Moult
  • 7Lawrie
  • 10ReevesSubstituted forWilliamsat 85'minutes
  • 14Perry

Substitutes

  • 9Gillespie
  • 17Parton
  • 18Williams
  • 19Crowther
  • 25Cavanagh
Referee:
Nick Kinseley
Attendance:
1,009

Match Stats

Home TeamWellingAway TeamAltrincham
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home8
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home5
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Welling United 0, Altrincham 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Welling United 0, Altrincham 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Barney Williams (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jake Moult (Altrincham) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Aristide Bassele (Welling United) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Dominic Vose with a cross.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Peter Cavanagh (Altrincham).

  7. Post update

    Zac Fagan (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Altrincham. Sean Williams replaces Damian Reeves.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Welling United. Zac Fagan replaces Sam Corne.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Altrincham.

  11. Goal!

    Goal! Welling United 0, Altrincham 1. Ryan Crowther (Altrincham) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Peter Cavanagh.

  12. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Jake Moult (Altrincham) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Adam Griffin (Altrincham).

  14. Post update

    Reece Harris (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Gianluca Havern (Altrincham).

  16. Post update

    Kieron St Aimie (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Altrincham. Ryan Crowther replaces Jordan Sinnott.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Welling United. Aristide Bassele replaces Rod Young.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Reece Harris (Welling United) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Welling United. Kieron St Aimie replaces Jason Williams.