Match ends, Gateshead 1, Altrincham 0.
Michael Rankine's goal helped Gateshead beat Altrincham and end a run of five matches without a win.
The striker latched on to Alex Rodman's pass and fired home from 20 yards for his fourth goal in eight games.
Josh Gillies almost added a second after the break but his free-kick was kept out by a fine save from Dave Parton.
James Lawrie had a late chance to equalise for Altrincham but his shot was well saved by Joel Dixon.
- 16MarshallBooked at 90mins
- 26SinnottSubstituted forCrowtherat 76'minutes
- 25CavanaghBooked at 55mins
- 11CleeSubstituted forRichmanat 46'minutes
- 10ReevesSubstituted forPerryat 76'minutes
- Richard Wigglesworth
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Gateshead 1, Altrincham 0.
Tom Marshall (Altrincham) is shown the yellow card for dissent.
Foul by Tom Marshall (Altrincham).
Josh Gillies (Gateshead) wins a free kick.
Foul by Craig Baxter (Gateshead).
Kyle Perry (Altrincham) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. Rob Ramshaw (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Foul by Josh Gillies (Gateshead).
Scott Leather (Altrincham) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. James Lawrie (Altrincham) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Scott Leather with a cross.
Foul by Jamie Chandler (Gateshead).
James Lawrie (Altrincham) wins a free kick.
Offside, Gateshead. Michael Rankine tries a through ball, but Michael Rankine is caught offside.
Attempt saved. James Lawrie (Altrincham) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Attempt saved. Kevin Sainte-Luce (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Foul by Michael Rankine (Gateshead).
Gianluca Havern (Altrincham) wins a free kick.
Substitution, Altrincham. Kyle Perry replaces Damian Reeves.