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Wrexham 5-1 Salford City

Wrexham leapfrogged Salford City into second place in the National League after a 5-1 win at the Racecourse.

Three first-half goals from Shaun Pearson, Akil Wright and Brad Walker set the tone for the match for Wrexham.

Substitutes Ben Tollitt and Chris Holroyd added their fourth and fifth respectively, between which Thomas Walker was sent off for Salford.

Daniel Whitehead scored a consolation for the visitors late on as they drop below Wrexham into third.

Wrexham are now three points behind league leaders Leyton Orient and they have a game in hand.

Wrexham manager Graham Barrow said:

"To get the performance and result was fantastic in front of a fantastic crowd, it had everything really.

"Sometimes you don't want to take emotion out of it, like today, because it's such a big win for the dressing win and the fans who came to watch us."

Line-ups

Wrexham

  • 18Lainton
  • 13Carrington
  • 30Lawlor
  • 3Jennings
  • 20Wright
  • 5Pearson
  • 14RutherfordSubstituted forDeverdicsat 87'minutes
  • 32GrantSubstituted forHolroydat 84'minutes
  • 7Summerfield
  • 16Walker
  • 23BeavonSubstituted forTollittat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Dibble
  • 4Smith
  • 10Holroyd
  • 17Deverdics
  • 29Tollitt

Salford

  • 1Neal
  • 6PiergianniBooked at 49mins
  • 3TourayBooked at 72mins
  • 23PondBooked at 44minsSubstituted forHoganat 46'minutes
  • 2WisemanSubstituted forRodneyat 76'minutes
  • 18Whitehead
  • 4MafutaBooked at 65minsSubstituted forGaffneyat 66'minutes
  • 11WalkerBooked at 89mins
  • 9Rooney
  • 10Lloyd-McGoldrick
  • 7Green

Substitutes

  • 5Hogan
  • 12Crocombe
  • 15Nolan
  • 21Rodney
  • 30Gaffney
Referee:
James Oldham
Attendance:
8,283

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Wrexham 5, Salford City 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Wrexham 5, Salford City 1.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Wrexham 5, Salford City 1. Danny Whitehead (Salford City).

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Wrexham 5, Salford City 0. Chris Holroyd (Wrexham).

  5. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Tom Walker (Salford City) for a bad foul.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Wrexham. Nicky Deverdics replaces Paul Rutherford.

  7. Goal!

    Goal! Wrexham 4, Salford City 0. Ben Tollitt (Wrexham).

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Wrexham. Chris Holroyd replaces Bobby Grant.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Salford City. Devante Rodney replaces Scott Wiseman.

  10. Booking

    Tom Walker (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.

  11. Booking

    Ibou Touray (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Salford City. Rory Gaffney replaces Gus Mafuta.

  13. Booking

    Gus Mafuta (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Wrexham. Ben Tollitt replaces Stuart Beavon.

  15. Booking

    Carl Piergianni (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Salford City. Liam Hogan replaces Nathan Pond.

  17. Second Half

    Second Half begins Wrexham 3, Salford City 0.

  18. Half Time

    First Half ends, Wrexham 3, Salford City 0.

  19. Goal!

    Goal! Wrexham 3, Salford City 0. Brad Walker (Wrexham).

  20. Booking

    Nathan Pond (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient26158348173153
2Wrexham25148335152050
3Salford26147549282149
4Solihull Moors25145637211647
5Fylde261210441192246
6Harrogate26137651341746
7Gateshead25143834231145
8Sutton United25111043327643
9Eastleigh2611783030040
10Ebbsfleet2610793328537
11Boreham Wood269982727036
12Barrow26105112930-135
13Dag & Red26104123032-234
14Hartlepool2688102734-732
15Barnet2394102427-331
16Halifax257992429-530
17Bromley2576123240-827
18Havant & Waterlooville2668123847-926
19Aldershot2675142343-2026
20Dover2666142846-1824
21Maidenhead United2573152749-2224
22Chesterfield25411102131-1023
23Maidstone United2554162241-1919
24Braintree2636172449-2515
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