Match ends, Eastleigh 1, Macclesfield Town 0.
Ross Lafayette scored his first goal for Eastleigh as they maintained their unbeaten start to their league campaign with a narrow win over Macclesfield.
James Constable, Jai Reason and Jack Midson all went close early on, with Macclesfield keeper Richie Branagan in fine form.
However, the hosts continued to apply the pressure and were rewarded when Lafayette headed in from close range.
George Pilkington missed with a header for the Silkmen late on.
- 20HardingSubstituted forGreenat 78'minutes
- 12MidsonSubstituted forOdubadeat 81'minutes
- 14StrevensBooked at 76mins
- 11LafayetteSubstituted forCookat 71'minutes
- 2HallsBooked at 36mins
- 6TurnbullSubstituted forWhiteheadat 69'minutes
- 23WhitakerBooked at 61mins
- 9HolroydSubstituted forMarsdenat 77'minutes
- 10SampsonSubstituted forRoweat 64'minutes
- Richard Martin
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Eastleigh 1, Macclesfield Town 0.
Foul by Kristian Dennis (Macclesfield Town).
Jai Reason (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. George Pilkington (Macclesfield Town) header from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Danny Whitaker.
Corner, Macclesfield Town.
Offside, Macclesfield Town. John Marsden tries a through ball, but John Marsden is caught offside.
Attempt missed. Yemi Odubade (Eastleigh) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Substitution, Eastleigh. Yemi Odubade replaces Jack Midson.
Offside, Macclesfield Town. Danny M. Rowe tries a through ball, but Danny M. Rowe is caught offside.
Foul by Paul Reid (Eastleigh).
Danny Whitehead (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.
Substitution, Eastleigh. Michael Green replaces Dan Harding.
Substitution, Macclesfield Town. John Marsden replaces Chris Holroyd.
Ben Strevens (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Ben Strevens (Eastleigh).
Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.
Substitution, Eastleigh. Lee Cook replaces Ross Lafayette.
Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Danny Whitehead replaces Paul Turnbull.
Goal! Eastleigh 1, Macclesfield Town 0. Ross Lafayette (Eastleigh) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by James Constable with a cross.