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Eastleigh 2-1 FC Halifax Town

Eastleigh moved up to seventh in the National League after coming from behind to defeat Halifax.

Kingsley James opened the scoring for bottom-placed Halifax after Sam Walker's shot was parried.

Eastleigh turned the game around after the interval when Matty Fanimo crossed for Andy Drury to equalise.

Josh Payne headed in Yemi Odubade's cross for 2-1, while keeper Ross Flitney comfortably denied Jordan Burrow an equaliser.

Line-ups

Eastleigh

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Flitney
  • 2Partington
  • 5TurleyBooked at 6mins
  • 14Strevens
  • 20Harding
  • 4Evans
  • 25FanimoSubstituted forMidsonat 65'minutes
  • 7OdubadeSubstituted forGreenat 90+1'minutes
  • 8Payne
  • 11LafayetteBooked at 51minsSubstituted forConstableat 56'minutes
  • 18Drury

Substitutes

  • 3Green
  • 6Reid
  • 9Constable
  • 12Midson
  • 13Noice

Halifax

Formation 4-5-1

  • 27Glennon
  • 32O'Brien
  • 2Bolton
  • 4James
  • 3McManus
  • 33MillerSubstituted forTutonat 67'minutes
  • 35Wroe
  • 36SadlierSubstituted forBencherifat 87'minutes
  • 9Burrow
  • 11WalkerBooked at 85mins
  • 34Brown

Substitutes

  • 1Porter
  • 6Bencherif
  • 14Brown
  • 17MacDonald
  • 18Tuton
Referee:
Adam Hopkins
Attendance:
1,890

Match Stats

Home TeamEastleighAway TeamHalifax
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home9
Away3
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home2
Away9
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Eastleigh 2, FC Halifax Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Eastleigh 2, FC Halifax Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kingsley James (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Josh Payne (Eastleigh).

  5. Post update

    Sean Tuton (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

  6. Post update

    Offside, FC Halifax Town. Hamza Bencherif tries a through ball, but Hamza Bencherif is caught offside.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Eastleigh. Michael Green replaces Yemi Odubade.

  8. Post update

    Corner, FC Halifax Town.

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jordan Burrow (FC Halifax Town) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Samuel Walker.

  10. Post update

    Corner, FC Halifax Town.

  11. Post update

    Corner, FC Halifax Town.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Hamza Bencherif replaces Kieran Sadlier because of an injury.

  13. Booking

    Samuel Walker (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Samuel Walker (FC Halifax Town).

  15. Post update

    James Constable (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Joe Partington (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Scott McManus (FC Halifax Town).

  18. Post update

    Josh Payne (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Nicky Wroe (FC Halifax Town).

  20. Post update

    Joe Partington (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

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