Match ends, Gateshead 2, Lincoln City 0.
Gateshead secured a hard-fought victory over Lincoln City to move up to fourth in the National League table.
James Curtis headed Jordan Cranston's accurate free-kick home to put the hosts ahead in the first half.
Jimmy Phillips then forced Lincoln goalkeeper Paul Farman into a smart save, before Josh Gillies drilled a shot just wide of the post.
But captain Ben Clark made the points safe with 10 minutes left, guiding Matt Pattison's corner into the net.
- 19BowmanSubstituted forBuddleat 85'minutes
- 11PhillipsSubstituted forPattisonat 68'minutes
- 9ShawSubstituted forJohnsonat 75'minutes
- 2WoodSubstituted forBushat 89'minutes
- 4StanleySubstituted forEveringtonat 61'minutes
- 7MuldoonBooked at 39minsSubstituted forSimmonsat 66'minutes
- 8PowerBooked at 90mins
- Richard Wigglesworth
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Gateshead 2, Lincoln City 0.
Alan Power (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Alan Power (Lincoln City).
Jamie Chandler (Gateshead) wins a free kick.
Substitution, Lincoln City. Chris Bush replaces Bradley Wood because of an injury.
Offside, Lincoln City. Matt Rhead tries a through ball, but Matt Rhead is caught offside.
Substitution, Gateshead. Nathan Buddle replaces Ryan Bowman.
Attempt saved. Jon Nolan (Lincoln City) header from a difficult angle on the left is saved. Assisted by Bradley Wood with a cross.
Foul by Ryan Bowman (Gateshead).
Bradley Wood (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.
Foul by Jamie Chandler (Gateshead).
Alex Simmons (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.
Goal! Gateshead 2, Lincoln City 0. Ben Clark (Gateshead) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Matty Pattison.
Foul by Josh Gillies (Gateshead).
Connor Robinson (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.
Substitution, Gateshead. Danny Johnson replaces Jon Shaw.
Offside, Gateshead. Ryan Bowman tries a through ball, but Ryan Bowman is caught offside.
Substitution, Gateshead. Matty Pattison replaces Jimmy Phillips.