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Maidstone United 0-1 Sutton United

Ross Lafayette's goal was enough to give Sutton victory over Maidstone in the National League.

The striker gave Sutton a 10th-minute lead, arriving on cue at the near post to turn home Jonah Ayunga's cross.

The pair threatened on several occasions to add to the goal tally, and Maidstone went close to an equaliser early in the second period when Jamar Loza's 30-yard strike rebounded to safety off the crossbar.

Sutton held firm, though, and could even have extended their winning margin late on when Tommy Wright's powerful effort drew a good save from Lee Worgan.

Regardless, they remain among a host of teams within one win of top spot in a tightly-packed table.

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Line-ups

Maidstone United

  • 1Worgan
  • 2Efete
  • 5De Havilland
  • 21Muldoon
  • 6Finney
  • 4WynterSubstituted forCokerat 83'minutes
  • 16Ofori-Twumasi
  • 8LewisBooked at 15minsSubstituted forPaxmanat 83'minutes
  • 22Phillips
  • 14LozaBooked at 81mins
  • 15Mullings

Substitutes

  • 3McLennan
  • 7Coker
  • 10Paxman
  • 12Funnell
  • 23Richards

Sutton United

  • 26Butler
  • 2BennettBooked at 18mins
  • 4Beckwith
  • 15Eastmond
  • 9LafayetteSubstituted forDrinanat 74'minutes
  • 5Clough
  • 10AyungaSubstituted forWrightat 65'minutes
  • 18BrownSubstituted forDavisat 63'minutes
  • 19Beautyman
  • 21WishartBooked at 90mins
  • 23Taylor

Substitutes

  • 3Thomas
  • 7Bolarinwa
  • 8Davis
  • 20Wright
  • 24Drinan
Referee:
Tom Reeves
Attendance:
1,838

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Maidstone United 0, Sutton United 1.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Booking

    Daniel Wishart (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Maidstone United. Andre Coker replaces Jordan Wynter.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Maidstone United. Jack Paxman replaces Stuart Lewis.

  6. Booking

    Jamar Loza (Maidstone United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Sutton United. Aaron Drinan replaces Ross Lafayette.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Sutton United. Tommy Wright replaces Jonah Ayunga.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Sutton United. Kenny Davis replaces Wayne Brown.

  10. Second Half

    Second Half begins Maidstone United 0, Sutton United 1.

  11. Half Time

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

  12. Booking

    Dale Bennett (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  13. Booking

    Stuart Lewis (Maidstone United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Goal!

    Goal! Maidstone United 0, Sutton United 1. Ross Lafayette (Sutton United).

  15. Kick Off

    First Half begins.

  16. Post update

    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Harrogate95401981119
2Leyton Orient9540156919
3Wrexham9531134918
4Halifax9522136717
5Fylde9441136716
6Hartlepool9441118316
7Sutton United9441118316
8Solihull Moors95131113-216
9Salford94321410415
10Boreham Wood943288015
11Ebbsfleet9423118314
12Gateshead94231210214
13Barnet9423810-214
14Maidenhead United93241314-111
15Barrow93241112-111
16Bromley92431311210
17Chesterfield9306910-19
18Eastleigh9306715-89
19Maidstone United9216814-67
20Aldershot8215513-87
21Havant & Waterlooville81341018-86
22Dag & Red9126813-55
23Dover91261020-105
24Braintree9036614-83
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