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Macclesfield Town 0-1 Cheltenham Town

Dan Holman scored the only goal as National League champions Cheltenham won at Macclesfield.

The decisive moment came when James Dayton played in Holman who smashed the ball past Richie Branagan.

Amari Morgan-Smith had his strike saved as the Robins threatened to extend their lead, while Chris Holroyd saw the hosts' best effort saved.

Cheltenham will top 100 points if they win against Lincoln next week while Macclesfield remain 10th.

Line-ups

Macclesfield

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Branagan
  • 6Turnbull
  • 2Halls
  • 4ByrneBooked at 76minsSubstituted forCowanat 90+2'minutes
  • 9Holroyd
  • 25StycheSubstituted forDennisat 59'minutes
  • 11Rowe
  • 23WhitakerBooked at 61minsSubstituted forSutherlandat 79'minutes
  • 19Fitzpatrick
  • 10Sampson
  • 3McCombe

Substitutes

  • 12Cowan
  • 13Jalal
  • 14Dennis
  • 15Diagne
  • 26Sutherland

Cheltenham

Formation 4-4-2

  • 31Flatt
  • 15Burgess
  • 6Parslow
  • 7Pell
  • 2BarthramBooked at 82mins
  • 24DickieBooked at 90mins
  • 4Storer
  • 21CranstonSubstituted forRoweat 56'minutes
  • 27DaytonSubstituted forMunnsat 72'minutes
  • 30Holman
  • 8WatersSubstituted forMorgan-Smithat 57'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Morgan-Smith
  • 11Munns
  • 12Kitscha
  • 14Hall
  • 18Rowe
Referee:
Richard Wigglesworth

Match Stats

Home TeamMacclesfieldAway TeamCheltenham
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home7
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home2
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Macclesfield Town 0, Cheltenham Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 0, Cheltenham Town 1.

  3. Post update

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

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Dan Cowan replaces Neill Byrne because of an injury.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Dan Holman (Cheltenham Town) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

  7. Booking

    Robert Dickie (Cheltenham Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Robert Dickie (Cheltenham Town).

  9. Post update

    Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Macclesfield Town.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Jack Sampson (Macclesfield Town).

  12. Post update

    Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kristian Dennis (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  14. Booking

    Jack Barthram (Cheltenham Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Jack Barthram (Cheltenham Town).

  16. Post update

    Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

  17. Post update

    Offside, Macclesfield Town. Jack Sampson tries a through ball, but Jack Sampson is caught offside.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Chris Sutherland replaces Danny Whitaker.

  19. Post update

    Offside, Cheltenham Town. Dan Holman tries a through ball, but Dan Holman is caught offside.

  20. Post update

    Hand ball by Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town).

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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