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Maidstone United 2-2 Gateshead

Gateshead shrugged off Theo Vassell's early red card as they came from two goals down to claim a draw at Maidstone.

The Heed faced a long afternoon after Vassell was sent off in the 10th minute for a foul on Zavon Hines and the former West Ham trainee tucked away the resultant penalty.

But the visitors raised their game and came close to equalising as Luke Hannant's shot hit a post.

Alex Wynter's 15-yard finish midway through the second half appeared to wrap up the points for Maidstone, only for Richard Peniket to round goalkeeper Lee Worgan and tuck home within two minutes to get Gateshead back in it.

The momentum was with the depleted visitors and they nicked a point 10 minutes from time when Danny Johnson lashed in a strike from 20 yards.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Maidstone United

  • 1Worgan
  • 16Ofori-Twumasi
  • 13Anderson
  • 4Prestedge
  • 6Okuonghae
  • 8Lewis
  • 5Wynter
  • 14ReasonSubstituted forRichardsat 81'minutes
  • 32PigottBooked at 45mins
  • 22ter HorstSubstituted forPaxmanat 75'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 27HinesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 3Finney
  • 10Paxman
  • 18Capel
  • 20Taylor
  • 23Richards

Gateshead

  • 1Montgomery
  • 2VassellBooked at 10mins
  • 6Fyfield
  • 13McLaughlin
  • 24WilliamsBooked at 47mins
  • 26MaxwellSubstituted forO'Donnellat 67'minutes
  • 5Byrne
  • 19Hannant
  • 8Peniket
  • 9JohnsonBooked at 75minsSubstituted forBurrowat 83'minutes
  • 7YorkSubstituted forPrestonat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Burrow
  • 11Preston
  • 14O'Donnell
  • 16Penn
  • 21Hanford
Referee:
Sam Purkiss
Attendance:
2,530

Live Text

Match ends, Maidstone United 2, Gateshead 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Maidstone United 2, Gateshead 2.

Booking

Zavon Hines (Maidstone United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Jordan Burrow replaces Danny Johnson.

Substitution

Substitution, Maidstone United. Jack Richards replaces Jai Reason.

Goal!

Goal! Maidstone United 2, Gateshead 2. Danny Johnson (Gateshead).

Substitution

Substitution, Maidstone United. Jack Paxman replaces Johan ter Horst.

Booking

Danny Johnson (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Maidstone United 2, Gateshead 1. Richard Peniket (Gateshead).

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. JJ O'Donnell replaces Luke Maxwell.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Jordan Preston replaces Wes York.

Goal!

Goal! Maidstone United 2, Gateshead 0. Alex Wynter (Maidstone United).

Booking

Callum Williams (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card.

Second Half

Second Half begins Maidstone United 1, Gateshead 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Maidstone United 1, Gateshead 0.

Goal!

Goal! Maidstone United 1, Gateshead 0. Zavon Hines (Maidstone United) converts the penalty with a.

Dismissal

Theo Vassell (Gateshead) is shown the red card.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sutton United127141615122
2Aldershot126332011921
3Dover12633158721
4Halifax126331511421
5Wrexham12633106421
6Woking127051918121
7Dag & Red125522517820
8Macclesfield126241214-220
9Maidstone United125431815319
10Bromley125341815318
11Maidenhead United125341714318
12Boreham Wood125252016417
13Leyton Orient125251720-317
14Gateshead124441512316
15Eastleigh123721311216
16Ebbsfleet122911615115
17Hartlepool124351113-215
18Tranmere1234589-113
19Barrow122641414012
20Fylde122641922-312
21Chester122551219-711
22Guiseley12165820-129
23Solihull Moors122281221-98
24Torquay120481125-144
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