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Sutton United 0-1 FC Halifax Town

Michael Duckworth's first goal for AFC Halifax secured victory over struggling Sutton.

The midfielder struck in the 53th minute to end Town's three-match winless streak and move them back up to second in the National League table.

Kenny Davis was off target for Sutton twice in the first half while Liam McAlinden fired over for the visitors.

Shaymen goalkeeper Sam Johnson then pushed Rob Milsom's free-kick to safety before Halifax struck.

Duckworth was on hand to convert Josh MacDonald's cross and keep Sutton in the relegation zone, three points from safety.

Johnson ensured Halifax left with all three points by denying Omar Bugiel, who then hit the crossbar late on.

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Line-ups

Sutton United

  • 26Butler
  • 5Goodliffe
  • 25Matsuzaka
  • 24Milsom
  • 4BardenSubstituted forEastmondat 73'minutes
  • 10Beautyman
  • 17AjiboyeSubstituted forRandall-Hurrenat 75'minutes
  • 28Reid
  • 9BugielBooked at 67mins
  • 8Davis
  • 20WrightSubstituted forJarvisat 59'minutes

Substitutes

  • 14Dundas
  • 15Eastmond
  • 18Randall-Hurren
  • 22Wyatt
  • 27Jarvis

Halifax

  • 1Johnson
  • 2Duckworth
  • 4Clarke
  • 17MacDonaldSubstituted forAllenat 72'minutes
  • 14Staunton
  • 6Nolan
  • 16Hanson
  • 20KingBooked at 44minsSubstituted forMaherat 86'minutes
  • 22Cooper
  • 11Sho-SilvaBooked at 27mins
  • 15McAlindenSubstituted forEaringat 46'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Allen
  • 8Earing
  • 9Southwell
  • 12Appleyard
  • 31Maher
Referee:
Alan Dale
Attendance:
1,326

Live Text

Match ends, Sutton United 0, FC Halifax Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sutton United 0, FC Halifax Town 1.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Niall Maher replaces Jeff King.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Will Randall replaces David Ajiboye.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Craig Eastmond replaces Jonathan Barden.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Jamie Allen replaces Josh MacDonald.

Booking

Omar Bugiel (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Aaron Jarvis replaces Tommy Wright.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 0, FC Halifax Town 1. Michael Duckworth (FC Halifax Town).

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Jack Earing replaces Liam McAlinden.

Second Half

Second Half begins Sutton United 0, FC Halifax Town 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Sutton United 0, FC Halifax Town 0.

Booking

Jeff King (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Tobi Sho-Silva (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bromley19106334231136
2Halifax1911262721635
3Yeovil18111631201134
4Harrogate199552520532
5Barrow1810173324931
6Torquay199463428631
7Notts County1986530181230
8Woking197752725228
9Solihull Moors188372619727
10Dag & Red187652121027
11Dover188372425-127
12Hartlepool187562524126
13Boreham Wood197482622425
14Maidenhead United197482320325
15Barnet196762525025
16Eastleigh196762124-325
17Stockport187472027-725
18Chesterfield185672328-521
19Fylde185582333-1020
20Aldershot1954101724-719
21Sutton United183781824-616
22Wrexham193792129-816
23Ebbsfleet1944112636-1016
24Chorley1911081333-2013
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