Match ends, Welling United 0, Altrincham 1.
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.
- 20CorneSubstituted forFaganat 84'minutes
- 33HealyBooked at 54mins
- 7YoungSubstituted forBasseleat 69'minutes
- 22WilliamsSubstituted forSt Aimieat 61'minutes
- 10St Aimie
- 6LeatherBooked at 57mins
- 26SinnottSubstituted forCrowtherat 69'minutes
- 8RichmanSubstituted forCavanaghat 51'minutes
- 10ReevesSubstituted forWilliamsat 85'minutes
- Nick Kinseley
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Welling United 0, Altrincham 1.
Attempt missed. Barney Williams (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Attempt missed. Jake Moult (Altrincham) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Attempt saved. Aristide Bassele (Welling United) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Dominic Vose with a cross.
Foul by Peter Cavanagh (Altrincham).
Zac Fagan (Welling United) wins a free kick.
Substitution, Altrincham. Sean Williams replaces Damian Reeves.
Substitution, Welling United. Zac Fagan replaces Sam Corne.
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.
Attempt blocked. Jake Moult (Altrincham) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Foul by Adam Griffin (Altrincham).
Reece Harris (Welling United) wins a free kick.
Foul by Gianluca Havern (Altrincham).
Kieron St Aimie (Welling United) wins a free kick.
Substitution, Altrincham. Ryan Crowther replaces Jordan Sinnott.
Substitution, Welling United. Aristide Bassele replaces Rod Young.
Attempt missed. Reece Harris (Welling United) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.
Substitution, Welling United. Kieron St Aimie replaces Jason Williams.