National League
TorquayTorquay United1MacclesfieldMacclesfield Town0

New signing Alex Fisher scored on his debut as Paul Cox began his reign as Torquay manager with a win.

The striker, released by Mansfield Town at the end of last season, converted from close range after 61 minutes.

Exodus Geoghegan missed a chance to double Torquay's lead when Andy Halls denied him with a fine block, and Fisher headed wide late on.

Macclesfield had come close to taking the lead when Danny Whittaker dragged a good chance wide after four minutes.

Line-ups

Torquay

  • 1Speiss
  • 18Smith
  • 5MacDonald
  • 16Richards
  • 3Butler
  • 6GeohaghonBooked at 35mins
  • 12CarmichaelBooked at 31mins
  • 4Fenwick
  • 11Murombedzi
  • 17FisherSubstituted forFairhurstat 77'minutes
  • 22QuigleySubstituted forLavelle-Mooreat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Fairhurst
  • 10Marsh
  • 21Lavercombe
  • 23Richards
  • 24Lavelle-Moore

Macclesfield

  • 13Jalal
  • 2Halls
  • 4Byrne
  • 8Lewis
  • 15Diagne
  • 5Pilkington
  • 18WhiteheadSubstituted forTurnbullat 82'minutes
  • 23Whitaker
  • 9HolroydBooked at 65minsSubstituted forBailey-Jonesat 85'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 11RoweSubstituted forSampsonat 67'minutes
  • 14Dennis

Substitutes

  • 1Branagan
  • 6Turnbull
  • 7Bailey-Jones
  • 10Sampson
  • 12Cowan
Referee:
Craig Hicks
Attendance:
2,066

Match Stats

Home TeamTorquayAway TeamMacclesfield
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home10
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home11
Away11
Fouls
Home10
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Torquay United 1, Macclesfield Town 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Torquay United 1, Macclesfield Town 0.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Kristian Dennis (Macclesfield Town).

  4. Post update

    Angus MacDonald (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Macclesfield Town.

  6. Booking

    Theo Bailey-Jones (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Theo Bailey-Jones (Macclesfield Town).

  8. Post update

    Dan Butler (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Waide Fairhurst (Torquay United).

  10. Post update

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

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Theo Bailey-Jones replaces Chris Holroyd.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Paul Turnbull replaces Danny Whitehead.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Josh Carmichael (Torquay United) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the right.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Torquay United.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Jack Sampson (Macclesfield Town).

  16. Post update

    Angus MacDonald (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Torquay United. Waide Fairhurst replaces Alex Fisher because of an injury.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Alex Fisher (Torquay United) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Malachi Lavelle-Moore with a cross.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Tony Diagne (Macclesfield Town).

  20. Post update

    Bayan Fenwick (Torquay United) wins a free kick.

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