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Sutton United 2-1 Aldershot Town

Two goals in the first six minutes helped Sutton beat Aldershot to stay in the mix for the National League play-off places.

Harry Beautyman opened the scoring for United in the fourth minute with a clever finish.

Two minutes later, Brett Williams doubled the home side's advantage with a superb volley after good work by Sutton skipper Jamie Collins.

Reece Grant pulled a goal back for Aldershot midway through the first half when his shot was deflected over the head of Sutton keeper Jamie Butler.

The defeat leaves Aldershot just above the relegation zone with their 15th loss of the season.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Sutton United

  • 26Butler
  • 2BennettBooked at 90mins
  • 6Collins
  • 16Bailey
  • 8DavisBooked at 75mins
  • 22Pearce
  • 15Eastmond
  • 19Beautyman
  • 10AyungaSubstituted forThomas-Asanteat 79'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 9ToureSubstituted forBolarinwaat 69'minutes
  • 28WilliamsSubstituted forTaylorat 90+4'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Beckwith
  • 7Bolarinwa
  • 23Taylor
  • 25Thomas-Asante
  • 27McQueen

Aldershot

  • 1Cole
  • 3KinsellaBooked at 36mins
  • 11WanadioBooked at 90mins
  • 16Gallagher
  • 19McCoy
  • 12Bernard
  • 24Finney
  • 4McDonnell
  • 23McDonagh
  • 25GrantSubstituted forBootyat 82'minutes
  • 10McClure

Substitutes

  • 13Mannion
  • 15Lelan
  • 17Booty
  • 18Bozier
Referee:
Gary Parsons
Attendance:
2,216

Live Text

Match ends, Sutton United 2, Aldershot Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sutton United 2, Aldershot Town 1.

Booking

Luke Wanadio (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Josh Taylor replaces Brett Williams.

Booking

Brandon Thomas-Asante (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Dale Bennett (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Regan Booty replaces Reece Grant.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Brandon Thomas-Asante replaces Jonah Ayunga.

Booking

Kenny Davis (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Tom Bolarinwa replaces Gime Toure.

Second Half

Second Half begins Sutton United 2, Aldershot Town 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Sutton United 2, Aldershot Town 1.

Booking

Lewis Kinsella (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 2, Aldershot Town 1. Reece Grant (Aldershot Town).

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 2, Aldershot Town 0. Brett Williams (Sutton United).

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 1, Aldershot Town 0. Harry Beautyman (Sutton United).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

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2Wrexham26158336152153
3Fylde271310443202349
4Salford27147651312049
5Solihull Moors26145737221547
6Harrogate27137752361646
7Gateshead26144835241146
8Sutton United26121043528746
9Ebbsfleet2711793628840
10Eastleigh2711793033-340
11Barrow27115113232038
12Boreham Wood279992728-136
13Barnet24104102527-234
14Dag & Red27104133033-334
15Hartlepool2789102835-733
16Halifax2671092530-531
17Bromley2686123540-530
18Havant & Waterlooville2768133850-1226
19Aldershot2775152445-2126
20Dover2767142846-1825
21Chesterfield26412102232-1024
22Maidenhead United2673162750-2324
23Maidstone United2664162341-1822
24Braintree2746172549-2418
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