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Maidenhead United 2-0 Eastleigh

Josh Kelly's quickfire brace led Maidenhead to a 2-0 National League win over Eastleigh.

The visitors came close to going ahead after 10 minutes when Mark Yeates played in Mike Green down the left and he cut inside, but his shot came back off the post.

Kelly opened the scoring a minute before the interval with a piece of individual brilliance as he picked the ball up in space, dribbled past two Eastliegh defenders and rounded Graham Stack to fire home.

And just 45 seconds later he doubled the advantage - with a stroke of luck on this occasion, as his attempted cross was blocked and fell back to him and he then drilled the ball into the roof of the net.

Eastleigh almost pulled one back before the break but Ollie Dennett saw his shot on the turn cleared off the line.

The second half had few clear-cut opportunities and play was halted briefly in the 70th minute after a drone flew over the stadium.

Report supplied by Press Association

Line-ups

Maidenhead United

  • 1Pentney
  • 2Clerima
  • 24Massey
  • 19Upward
  • 3Steer
  • 5Obileye
  • 4Odametey
  • 25SmithBooked at 58mins
  • 20OwusuSubstituted forMulleyat 90+5'minutes
  • 10KellySubstituted forAkintundeat 80'minutes
  • 27Archer

Substitutes

  • 7Rodrigues Alves
  • 11Worsfold
  • 15Cole
  • 18Akintunde
  • 26Mulley

Eastleigh

  • 1Stack
  • 2Hare
  • 3Green
  • 11ZebroskiBooked at 88mins
  • 5Johnson
  • 4Gobern
  • 10Yeates
  • 15Wynter
  • 16Dennett
  • 17Miley
  • 19Hollands

Substitutes

  • 12Baughan
  • 13Flitney
  • 24Strevens
  • 25Payne
Referee:
Adrian Quelch
Attendance:
1,212

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Maidenhead United 2, Eastleigh 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Maidenhead United 2, Eastleigh 0.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Maidenhead United. James Mulley replaces Nana Owusu.

  4. Booking

    Chris Zebroski (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Maidenhead United. James Akintunde replaces Josh Kelly.

  6. Booking

    Christian Smith (Maidenhead United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Second Half

    Second Half begins Maidenhead United 2, Eastleigh 0.

  8. Half Time

    First Half ends, Maidenhead United 2, Eastleigh 0.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Maidenhead United 2, Eastleigh 0. Josh Kelly (Maidenhead United).

  10. Goal!

    Goal! Maidenhead United 1, Eastleigh 0. Josh Kelly (Maidenhead United).

  11. Kick Off

    First Half begins.

  12. Post update

    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.