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Forest Green Rovers 1-1 Eastleigh

Fellow promotion-hopefuls Forest Green and Eastleigh looked in good shape at the New Lawn as they played out an entertaining draw.

It was 0-0 at the interval, as an in-form Rovers struggled to make the breakthrough against equally-spirited opponents.

The visitors threatened most significantly, Luke Coulson forcing Sam Russell to tip his volley over.

The sides exchanged quick goals early in the second half. Mikael Mandron gave Ronnie Moore's outfit a deserved lead with a shot high past Russell, but substitute Elliott Frear fed Rhys Murphy to level with his sixth goal of a productive season.

Green's Darren Carter came closest to earning victory when he shot an inch wide of the post.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Forest Green

  • 23Russell
  • 6Bennett
  • 3Jefford
  • 7Marsh-BrownSubstituted forKellyat 67'minutes
  • 5Clough
  • 16Pinnock
  • 4TraoreSubstituted forFrearat 52'minutes
  • 12Carter
  • 15Noble
  • 9Doidge
  • 39MurphySubstituted forTubbsat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Kelly
  • 11Frear
  • 14Moore
  • 20Tubbs
  • 26Robert

Eastleigh

  • 1Flitney
  • 15Coulson
  • 25Cresswell
  • 28Taylor
  • 27JohnsonBooked at 72mins
  • 12HowellsBooked at 73mins
  • 3Green
  • 8Drury
  • 2Partington
  • 19Mandron
  • 9ConstableSubstituted forBirdat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Dugdale
  • 6Pipe
  • 13Huddart
  • 17Dawson
  • 26Bird
Referee:
David Rock
Attendance:
1,442

Live Text

Match ends, Forest Green Rovers 1, Eastleigh 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forest Green Rovers 1, Eastleigh 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Matt Tubbs replaces Rhys Murphy.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Ryan Bird replaces James Constable.

Booking

Jake Howells (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Reda Johnson (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Marcus Kelly replaces Keanu Marsh-Brown.

Goal!

Goal! Forest Green Rovers 1, Eastleigh 1. Rhys Murphy (Forest Green Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Elliott Frear replaces Drissa Traoré.

Goal!

Goal! Forest Green Rovers 0, Eastleigh 1. Mikael Mandron (Eastleigh).

Second Half

Second Half begins Forest Green Rovers 0, Eastleigh 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Forest Green Rovers 0, Eastleigh 0.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City107122281422
2Dag & Red107031991021
3Forest Green106222011920
4Tranmere10622127520
5Macclesfield96031610618
6Aldershot10532138518
7Barrow105321512318
8Gateshead105142011916
9Eastleigh104421710716
10Dover105141716116
11Wrexham9432910-115
12Boreham Wood10352128414
13Maidstone United104241314-114
14Sutton United104151113-213
15Torquay104151113-213
16York103341415-112
17Chester103251515011
18Bromley103251216-411
19Solihull Moors103251320-711
20North Ferriby United10316617-1110
21Braintree102351016-69
22Woking102261421-78
23Southport10127726-195
24Guiseley10028921-122
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