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MacclesfieldMacclesfield Town0NuneatonNuneaton Borough1

Macclesfield Town 0-1 Nuneaton Town

Onome Sodje
Onome Sodje has had spells at York City, Barnsley and Ebbsfleet

Onome Sodje's stoppage-time goal gave struggling Nuneaton victory over high-flying Macclesfield.

His neat finish from 12 yards a minute into injury time moved Nuneaton up a place to third-from-bottom.

Rob Ogleby fired wide early on for the visitors while Andy Taylor headed over and Macc keeper Rhys Taylor made saves to deny Ogleby and James Armson.

Danny Whitaker and Waide Fairhurst had Macclesfield's best efforts either side of the half-time break.

Macclesfield drop to fourth in the Conference, seven points off leaders Barnet, while Nuneaton are seven points from safety with seven games to play.

On-loan Nuneaton goalkeeper Max Crocombe is still to concede a goal for Boro, having now kept five successive clean sheets since arriving on 20 February from League Two side Oxford United.

Unbeaten now in six matches, Liam Daish's side have lifted themselves nine points clear of bottom club Telford.

Line-ups

Macclesfield

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Taylor
  • 2Halls
  • 4Audel
  • 11MokeSubstituted forPhenixat 45'minutes
  • 28Grant
  • 5PilkingtonBooked at 89mins
  • 6TurnbullSubstituted forFairhurstat 60'minutes
  • 18Bell
  • 23WhitakerSubstituted forLewisat 46'minutesBooked at 81mins
  • 35Bailey-Jones
  • 29Barnes-HomerBooked at 79mins

Substitutes

  • 8Lewis
  • 10Fairhurst
  • 12Cowan
  • 20Branagan
  • 27Phenix

Nuneaton

Formation 4-1-3-2

  • 1Crowcombe
  • 3Franklin
  • 20Wheeler
  • 5DeanBooked at 77mins
  • 7Armson
  • 18Brown
  • 11StreeteSubstituted forDawsonat 46'minutes
  • 8OglebySubstituted forCowanat 87'minutes
  • 12Maris
  • 15Rees
  • 10BrownSubstituted forSodjeat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Cowan
  • 6Walker
  • 19Wren
  • 27Dawson
  • 28Sodje
Referee:
Ian Hussin
Attendance:
1,514

Match Stats

Home TeamMacclesfieldAway TeamNuneaton
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home4
Away9
Shots on Target
Home0
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away8
Fouls
Home12
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Macclesfield Town 0, Nuneaton Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 0, Nuneaton Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Offside, Nuneaton Town. Onome Sodje tries a through ball, but Onome Sodje is caught offside.

  4. Post update

    Offside, Macclesfield Town. Alex Grant tries a through ball, but Alex Grant is caught offside.

  5. Goal!

    Goal! Macclesfield Town 0, Nuneaton Town 1. Onome Sodje (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner.

  6. Booking

    George Pilkington (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Foul by George Pilkington (Macclesfield Town).

  8. Post update

    George Maris (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Gavin Cowan replaces Robert Ogleby.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Courtney Baker-Richardson (Nuneaton Town).

  11. Post update

    Andy Halls (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Elliot Wheeler (Nuneaton Town).

  13. Post update

    Theo Bailey-Jones (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. James Armson (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Andy Halls (Macclesfield Town).

  16. Post update

    Robert Ogleby (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Theo Bailey-Jones (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Lee Bell (Macclesfield Town).

  19. Post update

    Gareth Dean (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Lee Bell (Macclesfield Town).

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