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Ebbsfleet0Sutton United1

Ebbsfleet United 0-1 Sutton United

Sutton continued their unbeaten start to the season as a scrappy goal from Craig Eastmond handed them a victory at Ebbsfleet.

Eastmond capitalised on a defensive error in the first half, and a clean sheet for Jamie Butler was enough to secure Paul Doswell's side a third win from four outings.

A tally of 10 points places them third in the National League, behind Wrexham and Gateshead on goal difference.

The game at Stonebridge Road had begun at a brisk pace, but neither keeper was too troubled until the 33rd minute when Jack Powell's back pass fell short of Nathan Ashmore, allowing Eastmond to squeeze a shot home.

Powell attempted to make amends with a firm effort on the stroke of half-time but Butler saved.

Daniel Wishart was close to putting Sutton two up after the break clipping the top of the crossbar with a free-kick.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Ebbsfleet

  • 1Ashmore
  • 3Magri
  • 19Bush
  • 10DrurySubstituted forAdamsat 72'minutesBooked at 78mins
  • 2King
  • 5WinfieldSubstituted forWestonat 68'minutes
  • 7PowellBooked at 66mins
  • 18Whitely
  • 17Shields
  • 9Kedwell
  • 12CheekSubstituted forMcQueenat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Adams
  • 11Weston
  • 13Miles
  • 14McQueen
  • 15Coulson

Sutton United

  • 26Butler
  • 2Bennett
  • 5Clough
  • 15Eastmond
  • 8DavisBooked at 60mins
  • 6Collins
  • 11CadoganSubstituted forBeckwithat 73'minutes
  • 23TaylorBooked at 15minsSubstituted forBrownat 85'minutes
  • 24Drinan
  • 9LafayetteSubstituted forBolarinwaat 51'minutes
  • 21WishartBooked at 61mins

Substitutes

  • 4Beckwith
  • 7Bolarinwa
  • 10Ayunga
  • 18Brown
  • 20Wright
Referee:
Alan Dale
Attendance:
1,506

Live Text

Match ends, Ebbsfleet United 0, Sutton United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Ebbsfleet United 0, Sutton United 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Wayne Brown replaces Josh Taylor.

Booking

Ebou Adams (Ebbsfleet United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Dean Beckwith replaces Kieron Cadogan.

Substitution

Substitution, Ebbsfleet United. Ebou Adams replaces Andy Drury.

Substitution

Substitution, Ebbsfleet United. Myles Weston replaces Dave Winfield.

Booking

Jack Powell (Ebbsfleet United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Ebbsfleet United. Darren McQueen replaces Michael Cheek.

Booking

Daniel Wishart (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Kenny Davis (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Tom Bolarinwa replaces Ross Lafayette.

Second Half

Second Half begins Ebbsfleet United 0, Sutton United 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Ebbsfleet United 0, Sutton United 1.

Goal!

Goal! Ebbsfleet United 0, Sutton United 1. Craig Eastmond (Sutton United).

Booking

Josh Taylor (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wrexham431060610
2Gateshead431084410
3Sutton United431063310
4Halifax43018269
5Chesterfield43017349
6Solihull Moors43015419
7Fylde42206338
8Barrow42118627
9Harrogate41307526
10Leyton Orient41306516
11Eastleigh42024406
12Boreham Wood412124-25
13Dover411278-14
14Salford411256-14
15Ebbsfleet411223-14
16Maidstone United411247-34
17Aldershot411225-34
18Hartlepool403145-13
19Bromley402246-22
20Barnet402225-32
21Braintree402225-32
22Havant & Waterlooville402248-42
23Dag & Red401347-31
24Maidenhead United401338-51
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