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Solihull Moors 1-4 Eastleigh

Sam Matthews hit a hat-trick as rampant Eastleigh crushed Solihull Moors in the National League.

The midfielder, on loan from Bournemouth, stole the show with the first three goals as the visitors ended a run of four straight defeats to finish the season in style.

Matthews opened the scoring in the 34th minute, sweeping home a cut-back from Chris Zebroski.

He doubled his tally with a fine individual goal, driving forwards before firing home.

Matthews completed his treble just three minutes later, tucking home a loose ball after a ricochet fell to him in the area.

And Matthews was involved in the fourth goal too, getting to the byeline and sending the ball across the face of goal for Paul McCallum to tap home.

The hosts grabbed a consolation as Adi Yussuf cut inside and blasted an effort into the top corner, but Eastleigh were already home and dry.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Solihull Moors

  • 35Martinez
  • 2Green
  • 6Williams
  • 16CoyleSubstituted forSterling-Jamesat 66'minutes
  • 11LaitSubstituted forHyltonat 54'minutes
  • 8Storer
  • 12Reid
  • 36Osborne
  • 30Kelleher
  • 26Daly
  • 25CarlineSubstituted forYussufat 54'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Carter
  • 7Sterling-James
  • 9Yussuf
  • 10Hylton
  • 37Thomas

Eastleigh

  • 35Childs
  • 2Hoyte
  • 3Green
  • 19Hollands
  • 11Zebroski
  • 9McCallumSubstituted forDennettat 73'minutes
  • 15Obileye
  • 22Boyce
  • 24Miley
  • 25Williamson
  • 26MatthewsSubstituted forYeatesat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Wood
  • 10Yeates
  • 13Flitney
  • 23Read
  • 29Dennett
Referee:
Adam Penwell
Attendance:
1,014

Live Text

Match ends, Solihull Moors 1, Eastleigh 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Solihull Moors 1, Eastleigh 4.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Mark Yeates replaces Sam Matthews.

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 1, Eastleigh 4. Adi Yussuf (Solihull Moors).

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Oliver Dennett replaces Paul McCallum.

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 0, Eastleigh 4. Paul McCallum (Eastleigh).

Substitution

Substitution, Solihull Moors. Omari Sterling-James replaces Callum Coyle.

Substitution

Substitution, Solihull Moors. Adi Yussuf replaces George Carline.

Substitution

Substitution, Solihull Moors. Jermaine Hylton replaces Chris Lait.

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 0, Eastleigh 3. Sam Matthews (Eastleigh).

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 0, Eastleigh 2. Sam Matthews (Eastleigh).

Second Half

Second Half begins Solihull Moors 0, Eastleigh 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Solihull Moors 0, Eastleigh 1.

Goal!

Goal! Solihull Moors 0, Eastleigh 1. Sam Matthews (Eastleigh).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Macclesfield462711867462192
2Tranmere4624101278463282
3Sutton United4623101367531479
4Boreham Wood4620151164471775
5Aldershot4620151164521275
6Ebbsfleet4619171064501474
7Fylde4620131382562673
8Dover4620131362441873
9Bromley4619131475581770
10Wrexham4617191049391070
11Dag & Red461911166962768
12Maidenhead United461713166566-164
13Leyton Orient461612185856260
14Eastleigh461317166572-756
15Hartlepool461414185363-1056
16Halifax461316174858-1055
17Gateshead461218166258454
18Solihull Moors461412204960-1154
19Maidstone United461315185264-1254
20Barrow461116195163-1249
21Woking46139245576-2148
22Torquay461012244573-2842
23Chester46813254279-3737
24Guiseley46712274489-4533
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