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Dover Athletic 1-2 Eastleigh

Eastleigh held off a second-half fightback to secure a National League win at Dover.

Ben Williamson tested Dover goalkeeper Mitch Walker as early as the sixth minute, and the former Port Vale striker gave the visitors the lead when he finished off a fine team move.

Inih Effiong fired into the side-netting for the hosts, but Paul McCallum doubled the Spitfires' advantage when he headed home Josh Hare's cross eight minutes before half-time.

Graham Stack made three fine saves at the start of the second half before Dover hit the post, and the pressure told as Mitch Brundle volleyed home from the edge of the area to reduce the arrears.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Dover

  • 1Walker
  • 2Passley
  • 3Connors
  • 10Allen
  • 6EssamSubstituted forDiarraat 88'minutes
  • 5Lokko
  • 8Brundle
  • 12EffiongSubstituted forJeffreyat 0'minutes
  • 18NorteySubstituted forDanielat 61'minutes
  • 19Schmoll
  • 26Tajbakhsh

Substitutes

  • 4Diarra
  • 7Jeffrey
  • 11Daniel
  • 14Fazakerley
  • 16Okosieme

Eastleigh

  • 1Stack
  • 2Hare
  • 3GreenBooked at 72mins
  • 4Gobern
  • 5Johnson
  • 15Wynter
  • 22JonesBooked at 89mins
  • 17Miley
  • 10YeatesSubstituted forHollandsat 85'minutes
  • 9McCallumBooked at 78mins
  • 18WilliamsonSubstituted forConstableat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Constable
  • 12Baughan
  • 13Flitney
  • 16Dennett
  • 19Hollands
Referee:
Will Finnie
Attendance:
844

Live Text

Match ends, Dover Athletic 1, Eastleigh 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dover Athletic 1, Eastleigh 2.

Booking

Joseph Jones (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Moussa Diarra replaces Connor Essam.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Danny Hollands replaces Mark Yeates.

Booking

Paul McCallum (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Michael Green (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 1, Eastleigh 2. Mitch Brundle (Dover Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Kadell Daniel replaces Nortei Nortey.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. James Constable replaces Ben Williamson.

Second Half

Second Half begins Dover Athletic 0, Eastleigh 2.

Half Time

First Half ends, Dover Athletic 0, Eastleigh 2.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 0, Eastleigh 2. Paul McCallum (Eastleigh).

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 0, Eastleigh 1. Ben Williamson (Eastleigh).

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Anthony Jeffrey replaces Inih Effiong.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wrexham6420113814
2Fylde6330103712
3Harrogate6330126612
4Halifax6402115612
5Sutton United633085312
6Gateshead632196311
7Ebbsfleet631284410
8Barrow631297210
9Leyton Orient624086210
10Solihull Moors631289-110
11Chesterfield63039729
12Hartlepool62318719
13Eastleigh630378-19
14Salford62229908
15Boreham Wood622246-28
16Maidstone United6213710-37
17Bromley613278-16
18Havant & Waterlooville6132912-36
19Barnet612338-55
20Maidenhead United6114712-54
21Dover6114814-64
22Aldershot6114310-74
23Braintree6024510-52
24Dag & Red6015611-51
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