National League
MacclesfieldMacclesfield Town1GuiseleyGuiseley0

Macclesfield extended their unbeaten run in the National League to nine games with a win over Guiseley.

After an uneventful first half, Paul Lewis was The Silkmen's match-winner, heading in his fifth goal of the season with 14 minutes remaining.

The hosts are unbeaten since 1 March, recording four wins and five draws.

With the win Macclesfield are up to ninth but Guiseley are in trouble in 19th, just three points clear of the drop zone with two games remaining.

Line-ups

Macclesfield

  • 1Branagan
  • 2Halls
  • 3McCombe
  • 6TurnbullBooked at 37mins
  • 19Fitzpatrick
  • 5PilkingtonSubstituted forByrneat 54'minutes
  • 9Holroyd
  • 23Whitaker
  • 11Rowe
  • 10SampsonSubstituted forLewisat 58'minutes
  • 25StycheSubstituted forDennisat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Byrne
  • 8Lewis
  • 14Dennis
  • 15Diagne
  • 26Sutherland

Guiseley

  • 1Drench
  • 2Toulson
  • 3Parker
  • 35NorburnSubstituted forRotheryat 77'minutes
  • 4Lowe
  • 25Atkinson
  • 18Johnson
  • 14Hatfield
  • 9Boyes
  • 34DudleySubstituted forBoshellat 85'minutes
  • 6LawlorSubstituted forCraddockat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Lockwood
  • 10Craddock
  • 11Rothery
  • 17Atkinson
  • 19Boshell
Referee:
Stephen Ross
Attendance:
1,408

Match Stats

Home TeamMacclesfieldAway TeamGuiseley
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home13
Away4
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Macclesfield Town 1, Guiseley 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 1, Guiseley 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kristian Dennis (Macclesfield Town) header from the right side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Danny Whitaker.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Macclesfield Town.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Neill Byrne (Macclesfield Town).

  6. Post update

    Oli Johnson (Guiseley) wins a free kick.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Guiseley. Nicky Boshell replaces Anthony Dudley.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town).

  10. Post update

    Will Hatfield (Guiseley) wins a free kick.

  11. Post update

    Offside, Macclesfield Town. Paul Lewis tries a through ball, but Paul Lewis is caught offside.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Guiseley. Tom Craddock replaces Jake Lawlor.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Guiseley. Gavin Rothery replaces Oliver Norburn.

  14. Goal!

    Goal! Macclesfield Town 1, Guiseley 0. Paul Lewis (Macclesfield Town) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Danny M. Rowe with a cross.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Macclesfield Town.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Paul Lewis (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kristian Dennis (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Kristian Dennis replaces Reece Styche.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Danny M. Rowe (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Guiseley.

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