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Altrincham 1-2 Dover Athletic

Altrincham slipped into the National League relegation places as visitors Dover Athletic came from behind to seal all three points.

Michael Rankine gave the hosts the lead straight from a long-range free-kick before the break but Dover came back.

Nicky Deverdics and Chris Kinnear worked together to set up Ricky Miller to tap in their first from close range.

Dover wrapped up the win when Stefan Payne took the ball and fired in from an acute angle.

Altrincham slip to 22nd following the defeat and are now three points from safety while play-off chasing Dover remain fourth and have a six-point cushion on sixth-placed Braintree.

Line-ups

Altrincham

  • 17Deasy
  • 20Sinnott
  • 6Leather
  • 8Richman
  • 5Havern
  • 28Holness
  • 4Moult
  • 15GinnellySubstituted forCrowtherat 83'minutes
  • 26PhillipsSubstituted forReevesat 73'minutes
  • 9Rankine
  • 7LawrieSubstituted forHeathcoteat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Reeves
  • 12Heathcote
  • 14O'Keefe
  • 19Crowther
  • 23Williams

Dover

  • 1Walker
  • 2Magri
  • 6Orlu
  • 4KinnearSubstituted forEssamat 90+1'minutes
  • 5Raggett
  • 18Parkinson
  • 27Braham-BarrettBooked at 35minsSubstituted forSterlingat 90+5'minutes
  • 17Deverdics
  • 8Bellamy
  • 9MillerSubstituted forOfori-Acheampongat 85'minutes
  • 23PayneBooked at 53mins

Substitutes

  • 14Ofori-Acheampong
  • 15Grimes
  • 16Sterling
  • 26Marsh
  • 28Essam
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
1,007

Match Stats

Home TeamAltrinchamAway TeamDover
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home6
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home4
Away4

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Altrincham 1, Dover Athletic 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Altrincham 1, Dover Athletic 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Ryan Crowther (Altrincham).

  4. Post update

    Sam Magri (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Dover Athletic. Tyrone Sterling replaces Craig Braham-Barrett.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Dover Athletic.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Dover Athletic. Connor Essam replaces Chris Kinnear.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Altrincham.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Altrincham. Sam Heathcote replaces James Lawrie.

  10. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Michael Rankine (Altrincham) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Dover Athletic. Duane Ofori-Acheampong replaces Ricky Miller.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Altrincham. Ryan Crowther replaces Josh Ginnelly.

  13. Post update

    Offside, Dover Athletic. Ricky Miller tries a through ball, but Ricky Miller is caught offside.

  14. Post update

    Offside, Dover Athletic. Ricky Miller tries a through ball, but Ricky Miller is caught offside.

  15. Post update

    Offside, Altrincham. Michael Rankine tries a through ball, but Michael Rankine is caught offside.

  16. Goal!

    Goal! Altrincham 1, Dover Athletic 2. Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ricky Miller.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Altrincham. Damian Reeves replaces Jimmy Phillips.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Nicky Deverdics (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  19. Goal!

    Goal! Altrincham 1, Dover Athletic 1. Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Nicky Deverdics.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Dover Athletic.

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