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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

  • 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

  • 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

Match ends, Eastleigh 2, FC Halifax Town 1.

Full Time

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

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

Foul by Josh Payne (Eastleigh).

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

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

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Michael Green replaces Yemi Odubade.

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

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

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

Substitution

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

Booking

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

Foul by Samuel Walker (FC Halifax Town).

James Constable (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

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

Foul by Scott McManus (FC Halifax Town).

Josh Payne (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Foul by Nicky Wroe (FC Halifax Town).

Joe Partington (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

Foul by Sean Tuton (FC Halifax Town).

Ross Flitney (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Foul by Nathaniel Brown (FC Halifax Town).

Yemi Odubade (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Eastleigh 2, FC Halifax Town 1. Josh Payne (Eastleigh) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Yemi Odubade with a cross.

Hand ball by Kieran Sadlier (FC Halifax Town).

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Sean Tuton replaces Tommy Miller.

Attempt missed. Jack Midson (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Jack Midson replaces Matthias Fanimo because of an injury.

Attempt blocked. Matthias Fanimo (Eastleigh) right footed shot is blocked. Assisted by Josh Payne.

Corner, Eastleigh.

Attempt saved. Matthias Fanimo (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

Offside, FC Halifax Town. Kingsley James tries a through ball, but Kingsley James is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. James Constable replaces Ross Lafayette.

Foul by Samuel Walker (FC Halifax Town).

Joe Partington (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

Foul by Jamie Turley (Eastleigh).

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