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Salford City 3-0 Havant & Waterlooville

Adam Rooney, Dennis Politic and Danny Whitehead got the goals as Salford beat Havant & Waterlooville to close the gap on National League leaders Leyton Orient to a point.

The home side's pressure told after 22 minutes when Rooney chested down a long ball from Whitehead and picked his spot before slotting into the bottom-left corner.

A minute later Politic, who had come on as a substitute for Liam Nolan after 10 minutes, got his first goal for Salford when his shot went in off the post.

Eight minutes into the second half Havant went close to scoring but substitute Nicke Kabamba fired over from close range before Jonah Ayunga went close with successive efforts.

Five minutes into stoppage time Whitehead smashed in a third when his shot went in off the crossbar.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Salford

  • 1Neal
  • 2Wiseman
  • 3Touray
  • 18Whitehead
  • 15NolanSubstituted forPoliticat 9'minutes
  • 6Piergianni
  • 11WalkerBooked at 81mins
  • 23PondBooked at 55mins
  • 30GaffneySubstituted forHoganat 59'minutes
  • 9RooneySubstituted forDieseruvweat 75'minutes
  • 10Lloyd-McGoldrick

Substitutes

  • 5Hogan
  • 12Crocombe
  • 20Dieseruvwe
  • 22Politic
  • 24Brockbank

Havant & Waterlooville

  • 21Dudzinski
  • 2Strugnell
  • 19WoodBooked at 59minsSubstituted forSekajjaat 85'minutes
  • 4StockBooked at 73mins
  • 6Harris
  • 5WoodfordBooked at 71mins
  • 11Tarbuck
  • 16RobinsonBooked at 67mins
  • 9Ayunga
  • 20RutherfordBooked at 48minsSubstituted forLeeflangat 90+2'minutes
  • 8LewisSubstituted forKabambaat 46'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Kabamba
  • 12Cosgrave
  • 15Huggins
  • 18Sekajja
  • 34Leeflang
Referee:
Matthew Dicicco
Attendance:
2,181

Live Text

Match ends, Salford City 3, Havant & Waterlooville 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Salford City 3, Havant & Waterlooville 0.

Goal!

Goal! Salford City 3, Havant & Waterlooville 0. Danny Whitehead (Salford City).

Substitution

Substitution, Havant & Waterlooville. Djamel Leeflang replaces Alfie Rutherford.

Substitution

Substitution, Havant & Waterlooville. Ibra Sekajja replaces Will Wood.

Booking

Tom Walker (Salford City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Salford City. Emmanuel Dieseruvwe replaces Adam Rooney.

Booking

Brian Stock (Havant & Waterlooville) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Ryan Woodford (Havant & Waterlooville) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Andy Robinson (Havant & Waterlooville) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Salford City. Liam Hogan replaces Rory Gaffney.

Booking

Will Wood (Havant & Waterlooville) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Nathan Pond (Salford City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Alfie Rutherford (Havant & Waterlooville) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Havant & Waterlooville. Nicke Kabamba replaces Theo Lewis.

Second Half

Second Half begins Salford City 2, Havant & Waterlooville 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Salford City 2, Havant & Waterlooville 0.

Goal!

Goal! Salford City 2, Havant & Waterlooville 0. Dennis Politic (Salford City).

Goal!

Goal! Salford City 1, Havant & Waterlooville 0. Adam Rooney (Salford City).

Substitution

Substitution, Salford City. Dennis Politic replaces Liam Nolan.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient23148144133150
2Salford23147247192849
3Harrogate22127345271843
4Wrexham22127328141443
5Fylde23119337162142
6Solihull Moors21124529181140
7Gateshead2211382720736
8Sutton United229942925436
9Eastleigh2310672625136
10Ebbsfleet238782824431
11Boreham Wood227782325-228
12Barrow2384112629-328
13Barnet208482225-328
14Hartlepool237792431-728
15Dag & Red2383122529-427
16Halifax216782025-525
17Aldershot2374121935-1625
18Bromley2266103137-624
19Havant & Waterlooville2356123343-1021
20Maidenhead United2263132344-2121
21Chesterfield2231181824-620
22Maidstone United2254131934-1519
23Dover2346132342-1918
24Braintree2335152042-2214
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