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Torquay United 2-1 Boreham Wood

A quickfire second-half double gave Torquay a winning start over 10-man Boreham Wood on their National League return.

The Gulls started well without creating any clear-cut chances, but Boreham Wood were reduced to 10 men on the half-hour when Jamal Fyfield was shown a straight red card for a poor challenge on Manny Duku.

However, the visitors were well in the game, with Keiran Murtagh's shot clearing the crossbar and Ben Wynter's effort blocked.

Duku was denied by goalkeeper David Gregory early in the second half and Wynter struck the woodwork, but Torquay did open the scoring just after the hour.

Opi Edwards turned in a Jamie Reid cutback and the latter doubled the Gulls' lead two minutes later with a superb 25-yard strike.

Tyrone Marsh pulled a goal back for the visitors at the death, making the most of a defensive error, but Torquay held on.

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Line-ups

Torquay

  • 1MacDonald
  • 2Wynter
  • 4Cameron
  • 10Little
  • 8Hall
  • 5Koue NiateBooked at 14mins
  • 9DukuSubstituted forEdwardsat 56'minutes
  • 11AndrewsSubstituted forLemonheigh-Evansat 56'minutes
  • 14VincentBooked at 68mins
  • 19Reid
  • 20KalalaSubstituted forKeatingat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Lewis
  • 7Keating
  • 12Edwards
  • 17Lemonheigh-Evans
  • 28Covolan Cauagnari

Boreham Wood

  • 1Gregory
  • 3Ilesanmi
  • 5ChampionBooked at 25mins
  • 9TshimangaSubstituted forShaibuat 69'minutes
  • 7Mingoia
  • 6Stephens
  • 8McDonnellSubstituted forRickettsat 72'minutes
  • 10Murtagh
  • 12FyfieldBooked at 30mins
  • 14ThomasSubstituted forMarshat 69'minutes
  • 19Smith

Substitutes

  • 2Woodards
  • 4Ricketts
  • 11Marsh
  • 16Thompson
  • 20Shaibu
Referee:
Adrian Quelch
Attendance:
3,138

Live Text

Match ends, Torquay United 2, Boreham Wood 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Torquay United 2, Boreham Wood 1.

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 2, Boreham Wood 1. Tyrone Marsh (Boreham Wood).

Substitution

Substitution, Boreham Wood. Mark Ricketts replaces Adam McDonnell.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Ruairi Keating replaces Kalvin Kalala.

Substitution

Substitution, Boreham Wood. Tyrone Marsh replaces Sorba Thomas.

Substitution

Substitution, Boreham Wood. Justin Shaibu replaces Kabongo Tshimanga.

Booking

Francis Vincent (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 2, Boreham Wood 0. Jamie Reid (Torquay United).

Goal!

Goal! Torquay United 1, Boreham Wood 0. Opi Edwards (Torquay United).

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Connor Lemonheigh-Evans replaces Jake Andrews.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Opi Edwards replaces Manny Duku.

Second Half

Second Half begins Torquay United 0, Boreham Wood 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Torquay United 0, Boreham Wood 0.

Dismissal

Jamal Fyfield (Boreham Wood) is shown the red card.

Booking

Tom Champion (Boreham Wood) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Jean-Yves Koue Niate (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Halifax11004133
2Sutton United11003123
3Woking11002023
4Fylde11002113
5Dover11002113
6Torquay11002113
7Wrexham11002113
8Barnet11001013
9Eastleigh11001013
10Maidenhead United11001013
11Harrogate10102201
12Solihull Moors10102201
13Bromley10100001
14Chorley10100001
15Aldershot100112-10
16Barrow100112-10
17Boreham Wood100112-10
18Chesterfield100112-10
19Notts County100101-10
20Stockport100101-10
21Yeovil100101-10
22Hartlepool100113-20
23Dag & Red100102-20
24Ebbsfleet100114-30
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