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Sutton United 4-2 Gateshead

Gateshead suffered a damaging blow to their National League play-off hopes after throwing away a two-goal lead to lose 4-2 at Sutton who remain in the hunt for a top-seven finish themselves.

The Heed, who almost opened the scoring in the 20th minute when Tom White struck a post from 20 yards, grabbed the lead just before the break.

Connor Thomson's low ball across the face of goal was turned home at the far post by Greg Olley, who doubled the visitors' lead a minute after the restart with a fine finish into the bottom-left corner to take his tally to eight for the season.

Sutton then began their fightback with a close-range header from Dylan Kearney in the 51st minute, followed by a James Dobson penalty 12 minutes later for a handall in a crowded penalty area.

Four minutes from time Sutton completed the comeback, with Dean Beckwith heading home a Harry Beautyman corner, with the defender netting another header three minutes later.

Match report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Sutton United

  • 1Worner
  • 2Bennett
  • 3Thomas
  • 11KearneyBooked at 45mins
  • 7Bolarinwa
  • 4Beckwith
  • 8DavisSubstituted forBardenat 16'minutes
  • 19Beautyman
  • 21DeaconSubstituted forAyungaat 86'minutes
  • 28WilliamsSubstituted forToureat 52'minutes
  • 33DobsonBooked at 32mins

Substitutes

  • 9Toure
  • 10Ayunga
  • 25Barden
  • 26Butler
  • 34Bellikli

Gateshead

  • 23Pears
  • 2TinklerBooked at 45mins
  • 18Devitt
  • 12Mellish
  • 3BarrowBooked at 62mins
  • 14O'DonnellSubstituted forSalkeldat 73'minutes
  • 15White
  • 8Olley
  • 4HunterBooked at 14mins
  • 7Thomson
  • 10RiggSubstituted forMcGeochat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Foden
  • 11Salkeld
  • 16Maloney
  • 24McGeoch
  • 27Slater
Referee:
Richard Hulme
Attendance:
1,722

Live Text

Match ends, Sutton United 4, Gateshead 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sutton United 4, Gateshead 2.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 4, Gateshead 2. Dean Beckwith (Sutton United).

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 3, Gateshead 2. Dean Beckwith (Sutton United).

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Lewis McGeoch replaces Steven Rigg.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Cameron Salkeld replaces JJ O'Donnell.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 2, Gateshead 2. James Dobson (Sutton United) converts the penalty with a.

Booking

Scott Barrow (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Gime Toure replaces Brett Williams.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 1, Gateshead 2. Dylan Kearney (Sutton United).

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 0, Gateshead 2. Greg Olley (Gateshead).

Second Half

Second Half begins Sutton United 0, Gateshead 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Sutton United 0, Gateshead 1.

Booking

Robbie Tinkler (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Dylan Kearney (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 0, Gateshead 1. Greg Olley (Gateshead).

Booking

James Dobson (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Jonathan Barden replaces Kenny Davis.

Booking

Jack Hunter (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient372110661283373
2Solihull Moors38227962342873
3Wrexham39219947291872
4Salford38209964382669
5Fylde371813663323167
6Harrogate37199969452466
7Eastleigh38197124946364
8Gateshead391881350391162
9Sutton United391612114846260
10Ebbsfleet3816101253371658
11Barrow391510144343055
12Hartlepool391213144753-649
13Bromley38139165156-548
14Halifax381017113335-247
15Dag & Red38138174447-347
16Chesterfield391016134347-446
17Boreham Wood381014144049-944
18Maidenhead United39135213962-2344
19Dover391110184559-1443
20Barnet35119153344-1142
21Havant & Waterlooville39911195368-1538
22Aldershot3888222961-3232
23Maidstone United3885253065-3529
24Braintree3977253770-3328
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