National League
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Dover Athletic 2-1 Welling United

Sean Raggett's second-half strike earned promotion hopefuls Dover a hard-fought win over relegation-threatened Welling in the National League.

The 22-year-old headed home from a corner as he scored just his fourth goal in 33 appearances this season.

Former Whites striker Michael Bakare had handed the away side the perfect start, curling the ball into the top corner in the second minute.

Stefan Payne scored at the near post to level before Raggett's winner.

Dover are three points behind Tranmere in sixth, with three games in hand, while Welling remain nine points adrift of safety.

Line-ups

Dover

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Walker
  • 2MagriBooked at 90mins
  • 6OrluBooked at 64mins
  • 7Modeste
  • 16SterlingSubstituted forKinnearat 18'minutes
  • 5Raggett
  • 8BellamySubstituted forMarshat 62'minutes
  • 18Parkinson
  • 17Deverdics
  • 9MillerSubstituted forCrawfordat 85'minutes
  • 23Payne

Substitutes

  • 4Kinnear
  • 11Diallo
  • 24Pinnock
  • 25Crawford
  • 26Marsh

Welling

Formation 5-3-2

  • 21Rodak
  • 23WilliamsBooked at 45mins
  • 16GayleBooked at 73mins
  • 19Lokko
  • 3Chesmain
  • 10WanadioSubstituted forDanielat 86'minutes
  • 15Nortey
  • 31Kargbo
  • 22Harris
  • 11KashketSubstituted forKabbaat 68'minutes
  • 34BakareSubstituted forAdeloyeat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Kabba
  • 18Taylor
  • 30Daniel
  • 32Vidal
  • 36Adeloye
Referee:
Nigel Lugg
Attendance:
726

Match Stats

Home TeamDoverAway TeamWelling
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home11
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away8
Fouls
Home14
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Dover Athletic 2, Welling United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Dover Athletic 2, Welling United 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kadell Daniel (Welling United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Sahr Kabba (Welling United).

  5. Post update

    Sam Magri (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

  6. Booking

    Sam Magri (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Sam Magri (Dover Athletic).

  8. Post update

    Ian Gayle (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Reece Harris (Welling United).

  10. Post update

    Ricky Modeste (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Welling United.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Sean Raggett (Dover Athletic).

  13. Post update

    Sahr Kabba (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Welling United. Kadell Daniel replaces Luke Wanadio.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Dover Athletic. Harry Crawford replaces Ricky Miller.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Ibrahim Kargbo (Welling United).

  17. Post update

    Chris Kinnear (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Nortei Nortey (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Welling United.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Richard Orlu (Dover Athletic).

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