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Macclesfield Town 2-1 Welling United

Goals from Danny Whitaker and Kristian Dennis helped Macclesfield Town pick up their first victory of the National League season as they beat Welling.

Whitaker gave the hosts the lead when he rounded Welling keeper Tom King before rolling into the empty net.

Dennis fired home to double their lead after the restart when Jack Sampson chested down Chris Holroyd's cross.

At the other end, the visitors found a consolation when substitute Sahr Kabba poked the ball home from close range.

Line-ups

Macclesfield

Formation 4-3-3

  • 13Jalal
  • 12Cowan
  • 4Byrne
  • 8LewisBooked at 43mins
  • 15Diagne
  • 5Pilkington
  • 23WhitakerBooked at 79mins
  • 6Turnbull
  • 9Holroyd
  • 10Sampson
  • 14Dennis

Substitutes

  • 1Branagan
  • 11Rowe
  • 17Boyle
  • 18Whitehead
  • 19Marsden

Welling

Formation 4-4-2

  • 21King
  • 5OsborneSubstituted forFaganat 90'minutes
  • 6Chambers
  • 20CorneSubstituted forLeeat 63'minutesBooked at 72mins
  • 3JeffordBooked at 90mins
  • 19Lokko
  • 11Wellard
  • 32Vidal
  • 22Harris
  • 7Porter
  • 14AdeyinkaSubstituted forKabbaat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1McEntegart
  • 4Fagan
  • 8Lee
  • 9Kabba
  • 17Obafemi
Referee:
Robert Jones
Attendance:
1,236

Match Stats

Home TeamMacclesfieldAway TeamWelling
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home13
Away7
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home10
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Macclesfield Town 2, Welling United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 2, Welling United 1.

  3. Booking

    Ben Jefford (Welling United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Ben Jefford (Welling United).

  5. Post update

    Jack Sampson (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Ben Jefford (Welling United).

  7. Post update

    Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

  8. Goal!

    Goal! Macclesfield Town 2, Welling United 1. Sahr Kabba (Welling United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the centre of the goal. Assisted by George Porter.

  9. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Sahr Kabba (Welling United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is blocked.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Welling United. Zac Fagan replaces Harry Osborne because of an injury.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Welling United.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Kristian Dennis (Macclesfield Town).

  14. Post update

    Reece Harris (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town).

  16. Post update

    Ricky Wellard (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  17. Booking

    Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for dissent.

  18. Post update

    Hand ball by George Porter (Welling United).

  19. Post update

    Foul by Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town).

  20. Post update

    Xavier Vidal (Welling United) wins a free kick.

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