Conference Premier new boys Eastleigh got their season off to the perfect start with victory at Nuneaton.

Jorrin John hit the crossbar for the hosts before Jai Reason tapped home under keeper Reice Charles-Cook to break the deadlock.

Eastleigh doubled their lead when Craig Stanley pounced on the rebound after Jack Dyer had cleared off the line.

Ben Strevens hit a third from close range while Nuneaton's James Armson had a shot cleared off the line.

Lineup, Bookings (2) & Substitutions (6)

Nuneaton Town

  • 01 Charles-Cook
  • 03 Franklin (Brown - 63' )
  • 04 Cowan (Gordon - 68' )
  • 05 Dean
  • 11 Streete Booked
  • 07 Armson
  • 06 Walker
  • 08 John
  • 22 Dyer (Hutchinson - 61' )
  • 16 Vieira
  • 10 Brown

Substitutes

  • 02 Starosta
  • 09 Hutchinson
  • 15 Gordon
  • 18 Brown
  • 19 Wren

Eastleigh

  • 01 Flitney
  • 02 Spence Booked
  • 05 Beckwith
  • 03 Green
  • 17 Reid
  • 10 Reason
  • 08 Stanley (Wright - 80' )
  • 14 Strevens
  • 13 Fleetwood
  • 12 Midson (McAllister - 61' )
  • 09 Constable (Evans - 75' )

Substitutes

  • 07 Odubade
  • 11 McAllister
  • 16 Evans
  • 19 Wright
  • 21 Noice
Ref: Stephen Ross
Att: 935

Match Stats

Shots

7 14

On target

1 3

Corners

0 0

Fouls

3 10

Live Text Commentary

+4:00 Full time

Full Time Match ends, Nuneaton Town 0, Eastleigh 3.

90:00 +3:00 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Nuneaton Town 0, Eastleigh 3.

90:00 +2:03

Attempt blocked. Jai Reason (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is blocked.

90:00 +1:14

Corner, Eastleigh.

88:32

Foul by Will Evans (Eastleigh).

88:32

Anton Brown (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

87:31

Offside, Nuneaton Town. Magno Vieira tries a through ball, but Magno Vieira is caught offside.

86:52

Attempt missed. Ben Wright (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

82:05

Foul by Stuart Fleetwood (Eastleigh).

82:05

Delroy Gordon (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

79:14 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Eastleigh. Ben Wright replaces Craig Stanley because of an injury.

75:40

Attempt saved. Adam Walker (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by James Armson with a cross.

74:10 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Eastleigh. Will Evans replaces James Constable.

73:06 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Nuneaton Town 0, Eastleigh 3. Ben Strevens (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal.

69:29

Offside, Nuneaton Town. Andy Brown tries a through ball, but Andy Brown is caught offside.

67:43 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Delroy Gordon replaces Gavin Cowan.

67:08

Attempt missed. Magno Vieira (Nuneaton Town) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Ben Hutchinson with a cross.

65:22 Booking

Booking Theo Streete (Nuneaton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

65:01

Foul by Theo Streete (Nuneaton Town).

65:01

Daniel Spence (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

62:13 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Anton Brown replaces Connor Franklin.

60:31 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Ben Hutchinson replaces Jack Dyer.

60:01 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Eastleigh. Craig McAllister replaces Jack Midson.

58:22

Offside, Nuneaton Town. Magno Vieira tries a through ball, but Magno Vieira is caught offside.

56:09 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Nuneaton Town 0, Eastleigh 2. Craig Stanley (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jack Midson.

55:27

Attempt blocked. Stuart Fleetwood (Eastleigh) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

54:17

Offside, Nuneaton Town. Magno Vieira tries a through ball, but Magno Vieira is caught offside.

53:53

Attempt missed. Adam Walker (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box.

52:39

Corner, Nuneaton Town.

50:59

Foul by Daniel Spence (Eastleigh).

50:59

Andy Brown (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

49:33 Booking

Booking Daniel Spence (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card.

48:03

Foul by Paul Reid (Eastleigh).

48:03

Andy Brown (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

46:48

Foul by Jack Midson (Eastleigh).

46:48

Gavin Cowan (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

45:27

Attempt blocked. James Constable (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

45:02

Offside, Nuneaton Town. Magno Vieira tries a through ball, but Magno Vieira is caught offside.

45:00

Second Half begins Nuneaton Town 0, Eastleigh 1.

45:00 +2:01 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Nuneaton Town 0, Eastleigh 1.

45:00 +0:21

Foul by Jack Midson (Eastleigh).

45:00 +0:21

Gareth Dean (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

42:29

Corner, Eastleigh.

41:16

Foul by Andy Brown (Nuneaton Town).

41:16

Dean Beckwith (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

39:59

Corner, Nuneaton Town.

39:24

Foul by Jack Midson (Eastleigh).

39:24

Theo Streete (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

35:58

Offside, Nuneaton Town. Magno Vieira tries a through ball, but Magno Vieira is caught offside.

34:57

Attempt missed. Jai Reason (Eastleigh) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

33:40

Offside, Nuneaton Town. Magno Vieira tries a through ball, but Magno Vieira is caught offside.

31:27

Offside, Nuneaton Town. Andy Brown tries a through ball, but Andy Brown is caught offside.

30:54

Foul by Ben Strevens (Eastleigh).

30:54

Andy Brown (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

28:52

Attempt missed. Dean Beckwith (Eastleigh) header from a difficult angle on the right is too high. Assisted by Jai Reason.

28:22

Corner, Eastleigh.

27:54

Corner, Eastleigh.

27:23

Attempt missed. Craig Stanley (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the right side of the box.

26:07

Foul by Gareth Dean (Nuneaton Town).

26:07

Jack Midson (Eastleigh) wins a free kick.

22:16

Attempt missed. Stuart Fleetwood (Eastleigh) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

20:53

Corner, Eastleigh.

20:26

Foul by James Constable (Eastleigh).

20:26

Gavin Cowan (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

18:12 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Nuneaton Town 0, Eastleigh 1. Jai Reason (Eastleigh) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left to the bottom left corner.

18:00

Attempt blocked. Michael Green (Eastleigh) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

17:15

Attempt blocked. James Constable (Eastleigh) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

16:51

Offside, Eastleigh. James Constable tries a through ball, but James Constable is caught offside.

16:22

Attempt blocked. Daniel Spence (Eastleigh) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

14:14

Attempt blocked. Jack Dyer (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from long range on the left is blocked.

13:25

Foul by Dean Beckwith (Eastleigh).

13:25

Gareth Dean (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

11:06

Corner, Nuneaton Town.

8:38

Jorrin John (Nuneaton Town) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the right side of the box. Assisted by Connor Franklin with a cross.

2:37

Attempt missed. Jorrin John (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

1:00

Attempt blocked. Magno Vieira (Nuneaton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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