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AltrinchamAltrincham5WellingWelling United0

Altrincham 5-0 Welling United

Altrincham kept their hopes of survival in the National League alive by thrashing relegated Welling United.

The Robins' opener came through Jordan Sinnott from 12 yards, before their second came after a penalty was awarded when Ian Gayle handled and Michael Rankine fired home.

James Lawrie struck a third, Damian Reeves' headed in a fourth and Rankine notched his second from inside the box.

Altrincham sit 22nd, three points from safety with one game to play.

Welling United were relegated after their game at Chester and are bottom of the table.

Line-ups

Altrincham

Formation 4-4-2

  • 17DeasySubstituted forWilliamsat 75'minutes
  • 6Leather
  • 5Havern
  • 4MoultBooked at 43minsSubstituted forRichmanat 88'minutes
  • 3Griffin
  • 28Holness
  • 7Lawrie
  • 20Sinnott
  • 15Ginnelly
  • 9Rankine
  • 10ReevesSubstituted forSavilleat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Richman
  • 12Heathcote
  • 14O'Keefe
  • 23Williams
  • 27Saville

Welling

Formation 4-4-2

  • 21Rodak
  • 20Corne
  • 16Gayle
  • 8Lee
  • 18Taylor
  • 19Lokko
  • 7PorterBooked at 56minsSubstituted forDanielat 58'minutes
  • 31Kargbo
  • 10Wanadio
  • 24YusuffBooked at 42minsSubstituted forKabbaat 54'minutes
  • 34BakareSubstituted forZapata-Caicedoat 22'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1McEntegart
  • 9Kabba
  • 15Nortey
  • 30Daniel
  • 36Zapata-Caicedo
Referee:
John Busby
Attendance:
1,396

Match Stats

Home TeamAltrinchamAway TeamWelling
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home19
Away8
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home2
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Altrincham 5, Welling United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Altrincham 5, Welling United 0.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Altrincham 5, Welling United 0. Michael Rankine (Altrincham) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gianluca Havern.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Foul by Victor Zapata-Caicedo (Welling United).

  6. Post update

    Marcus Holness (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Altrincham. Simon Richman replaces Jake Moult.

  8. Post update

    Offside, Welling United. Victor Zapata-Caicedo tries a through ball, but Victor Zapata-Caicedo is caught offside.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Michael Rankine (Altrincham).

  10. Post update

    Joey Taylor (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Altrincham. Adam Saville replaces Damian Reeves.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Sahr Kabba (Welling United).

  13. Post update

    Marcus Holness (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Josh Ginnelly (Altrincham) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ibrahim Kargbo (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Marcus Holness (Altrincham).

  17. Post update

    Sahr Kabba (Welling United) wins a free kick.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Jake Moult (Altrincham) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Altrincham.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Welling United.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cheltenham452911584295598
2Forest Green452511968422686
3Grimsby452214982443880
4Dover4523111175522380
5Braintree4522121153381578
6Tranmere4521121260441675
7Eastleigh4521121263511275
8Wrexham452091671541769
9Gateshead451910165766-967
10Macclesfield451981859471265
11Barrow451614156271-962
12Lincoln City451613166865361
13Bromley45179196669-360
14Woking451610196967258
15Southport451413184961-1255
16Aldershot45158225171-2053
17Chester451312206369-651
18Torquay451312205172-2151
19Boreham Wood451114204149-847
20Halifax451211225481-2747
21Guiseley451016194367-2446
22Altrincham451014214870-2244
23Kidderminster45813244568-2337
24Welling45811263570-3535
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