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FC Halifax Town 0-2 Torquay United

Two quick-fire second-half goals earned Torquay victory at Halifax.

Gulls goalkeeper Dan Lavercombe pulled off a stunning stop to keep out James Bolton's header early on.

Ashley Yeoman saw his low effort saved by Matt Glennon before the visitors broke the deadlock when Toby Ajala's header played in John Campbell, who scuffed the ball home.

They doubled their advantage minutes later when Kadell Daniel curled a 30-yard free-kick into the top corner.

Victory saw Torquay remain in 12th place in the Conference table with a single game remaining.

Halifax sit in ninth, with the play-off places out of their reach.

Line-ups

Halifax

  • 27Glennon
  • 15Roberts
  • 2BoltonSubstituted forPearsonat 17'minutes
  • 23Hutchison
  • 4Roberts
  • 3McManus
  • 36Hatfield
  • 8MarshallBooked at 73mins
  • 7Smith
  • 40HattersleySubstituted forJacksonat 46'minutes
  • 33MuldoonBooked at 55minsSubstituted forSchofieldat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Senior
  • 5Pearson
  • 9Jackson
  • 14Williams
  • 22Schofield

Torquay

  • 31Lavercombe
  • 29Dawson
  • 4Downes
  • 6Harding
  • 25Ives
  • 5Pearce
  • 20Daniel
  • 22McQuilkinSubstituted forRichardsat 68'minutes
  • 10Ajala
  • 14Yeoman
  • 7BriscoeSubstituted forCampbellat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Rice
  • 8Young
  • 16Richards
  • 26Gueguen
  • 32Campbell
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
1,175

Match Stats

Home TeamHalifaxAway TeamTorquay
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home9
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away8
Fouls
Home9
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, FC Halifax Town 0, Torquay United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, FC Halifax Town 0, Torquay United 2.

Foul by John Campbell (Torquay United).

Kevin Roberts (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Adam Smith (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Scott McManus (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by Matty Pearson with a cross.

Attempt saved. Jamie Jackson (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

Corner, Torquay United.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Danny Schofield replaces Jack Muldoon.

Attempt missed. Adam Smith (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. John Campbell (Torquay United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Torquay United.

Corner, Torquay United.

Foul by Paul Marshall (FC Halifax Town).

Ben Harding (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

Foul by Kadell Daniel (Torquay United).

Scott McManus (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! FC Halifax Town 0, Torquay United 2. Kadell Daniel (Torquay United) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the top left corner.

Booking

Paul Marshall (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Paul Marshall (FC Halifax Town).

Kadell Daniel (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! FC Halifax Town 0, Torquay United 1. John Campbell (Torquay United) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Toby Ajala with a headed pass.

Offside, FC Halifax Town. Adam Smith tries a through ball, but Adam Smith is caught offside.

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Courtney Richards replaces James McQuilkin.

Attempt saved. Jamie Jackson (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Foul by John Campbell (Torquay United).

Graham Hutchison (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Kevin Roberts (FC Halifax Town) header from a difficult angle on the right misses to the right. Assisted by Adam Smith with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. John Campbell replaces Louis Briscoe.

Attempt missed. Jack Muldoon (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Offside, Torquay United. Louis Briscoe tries a through ball, but Louis Briscoe is caught offside.

Booking

Jack Muldoon (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jack Muldoon (FC Halifax Town).

Aaron Dawson (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

Foul by Toby Ajala (Torquay United).

Scott McManus (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Louis Briscoe (Torquay United).

Marc Roberts (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

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