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Southport 2-0 Altrincham

Southport moved off the foot of the National League table after securing their first win of the season against Altrincham.

Gary Jones put Southport in front from the penalty spot after Mike Phenix was fouled in the box.

Liam Nolan then doubled the advantage with a finish from Paul Rutherford's cross.

Connor McCarthy wrapped up the victory five minutes from time, following up a parried shot.

Line-ups

Southport

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Coughlin
  • 2Challoner
  • 6Foster
  • 11JonesSubstituted forJoyceat 90+4'minutes
  • 3Beesley
  • 8Wright
  • 16Rutherford
  • 4Nolan
  • 22PhenixSubstituted forAllenat 88'minutes
  • 10Bishop
  • 17AlmondBooked at 53minsSubstituted forMcCarthyat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Allen
  • 14Joyce
  • 15McCarthy
  • 19Viscosi
  • 23Cameron

Altrincham

Formation 4-4-2

  • 17DeasyBooked at 55mins
  • 2DensmoreBooked at 45mins
  • 6Leather
  • 8RichmanSubstituted forO'Keefeat 4'minutes
  • 3GriffinBooked at 74mins
  • 4Moult
  • 7Lawrie
  • 19CrowtherSubstituted forRankineat 58'minutesBooked at 78mins
  • 20Sinnott
  • 10ReevesBooked at 5mins
  • 18Bowerman

Substitutes

  • 9Rankine
  • 12Heathcote
  • 14O'Keefe
  • 15Griffith
  • 22Parry
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
1,143

Match Stats

Home TeamSouthportAway TeamAltrincham
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home8
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away9
Fouls
Home11
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Southport 3, Altrincham 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Southport 3, Altrincham 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Luke Foster (Southport) header from the right side of the six yard box misses to the right. Assisted by Paul Rutherford.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Southport.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Josh O'Keefe (Altrincham).

  6. Post update

    Andy Bishop (Southport) wins a free kick.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Southport. Charlie Joyce replaces Gary Jones.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Altrincham.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Josh O'Keefe (Altrincham).

  10. Post update

    Jamie Allen (Southport) wins a free kick.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Altrincham.

  12. Post update

    Attempt saved. James Lawrie (Altrincham) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Connor McCarthy (Southport) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Southport. Jamie Allen replaces Michael Phenix.

  15. Goal!

    Goal! Southport 3, Altrincham 0. Connor McCarthy (Southport) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner.

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Liam Nolan (Southport) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Southport. Connor McCarthy replaces Louis Almond.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Southport.

  19. Post update

    Offside, Altrincham. Scott Leather tries a through ball, but Scott Leather is caught offside.

  20. Booking

    Michael Rankine (Altrincham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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