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Sutton United 2-1 Dagenham & Redbridge

Sutton extended their unbeaten run to three National League games with a narrow victory over Dagenham at Gander Green Lane.

With both sides in the running for promotion to League Two this season, it proved to be an uneventful first half as Craig Eastmond fired his close-range shot over the crossbar and Jamie Collins hit the woodwork as the hosts searched for an opener.

The U's finally broke the deadlock after 57 minutes when Tommy Wright slotted home his 10th goal of the season before former Grimsby midfielder Tom Bolarinwa celebrated his permanent switch by heading home Harry Beautyman's corner to double Sutton's lead four minutes later.

Fejiri Okenabirhie, who had a goal-bound effort kept out 10 minutes before the break, handed the visitors a lifeline with six minutes remaining as he tapped in Jake Howells' header to reduce the deficit but the home side held on.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Sutton United

  • 18EvansBooked at 90mins
  • 5John
  • 6Collins
  • 19Thomas
  • 11Cadogan
  • 8DavisBooked at 65mins
  • 15Eastmond
  • 20WrightSubstituted forDundasat 88'minutes
  • 27Downer
  • 30BolarinwaSubstituted forTaylorat 83'minutes
  • 31Beautyman

Substitutes

  • 9Lafayette
  • 14Dundas
  • 17Spence
  • 22Walton
  • 23Taylor

Dag & Red

  • 30Cousins
  • 29Howells
  • 4Doe
  • 17Boucaud
  • 18Lokko
  • 5Robson
  • 19LingSubstituted forRobinsonat 90'minutes
  • 14SparkesSubstituted forHowellat 62'minutes
  • 10Ferrier
  • 11Okenabirhie
  • 23CheekSubstituted forKandiat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Robinson
  • 7Howell
  • 9Kandi
  • 13Moore
  • 25Whitely
Referee:
David Rock
Attendance:
2,077

Live Text

Match ends, Sutton United 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sutton United 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 1.

Booking

Owen Evans (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Matt Robinson replaces Sam Ling.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Craig Dundas replaces Tommy Wright.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 1. Fejiri Okenabirhie (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Josh Taylor replaces Tom Bolarinwa.

Booking

Kenny Davis (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Luke Chike Kandi replaces Michael Cheek.

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Luke Howell replaces Dan Sparkes.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 0. Tom Bolarinwa (Sutton United).

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 1, Dagenham and Redbridge 0. Tommy Wright (Sutton United).

Second Half

Second Half begins Sutton United 0, Dagenham and Redbridge 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Sutton United 0, Dagenham and Redbridge 0.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Macclesfield3016773832655
2Aldershot301410646301652
3Sutton United3015784435952
4Wrexham29149633221151
5Tranmere30148846281850
6Dover301212641251648
7Bromley30138950371347
8Boreham Wood301211742321047
9Fylde29129851381345
10Dag & Red30129947371045
11Ebbsfleet30101374133843
12Eastleigh3091384545040
13Maidenhead United30911103943-438
14Maidstone United2991193743-638
15Gateshead2781183529635
16Woking29105143847-935
17Halifax29810113138-734
18Hartlepool2989123140-933
19Leyton Orient2988133542-732
20Barrow29710123640-431
21Solihull Moors3076172945-1627
22Chester29511132647-2126
23Guiseley28410142652-2622
24Torquay3048182451-2720
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