Match ends, Eastleigh 2, Guiseley 1.
Eastleigh 2-1 Guiseley
Eastleigh started their National League season with a comfortable 2-1 victory against Guiseley at Ten Acres.
Midfielder Andy Drury opened his account after 11 minutes when he finished well after good build-up play from Jai Reason and James Constable.
Jon Partington doubled Eastleigh's lead just before the break when he was left unmarked to nod home Jake Howells' free-kick.
Striker Michael Rankine halved the deficit with a header of his own for Guiseley in the 57th minute but the away side struggled to get the equalising goal.
Reports supplied by the Press Association.
- 6PipeBooked at 85mins
- 10ReasonSubstituted forDawsonat 79'minutes
- 19MandronSubstituted forWilsonat 84'minutes
- 9ConstableSubstituted forBirdat 67'minutes
- 17AtkinsonBooked at 1mins
- 4VidalSubstituted forBoyesat 76'minutes
- 18CleeSubstituted forJohnsonat 50'minutes
- 19PrestonSubstituted forSmithat 56'minutes
- Sam Allison
Second Half ends, Eastleigh 2, Guiseley 1.
David Pipe (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Substitution, Eastleigh. Scott Wilson replaces Mikael Mandron.
Substitution, Eastleigh. Adam Dawson replaces Jai Reason.
Substitution, Guiseley. Adam Boyes replaces Javan Vidal.
Substitution, Eastleigh. Ryan Bird replaces James Constable.
Goal! Eastleigh 2, Guiseley 1. Michael Rankine (Guiseley).
Substitution, Guiseley. Adam Smith replaces Jordan Preston.
Substitution, Guiseley. Oli Johnson replaces Nicky Clee.
Second Half begins Eastleigh 2, Guiseley 0.
First Half ends, Eastleigh 2, Guiseley 0.
Goal! Eastleigh 2, Guiseley 0. Joe Partington (Eastleigh).
Goal! Eastleigh 1, Guiseley 0. Andy Drury (Eastleigh).
Daniel Atkinson (Guiseley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.