National League
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Wrexham 3-2 Gateshead

Andy Bishop

Andy Bishop completed his hat-trick in stoppage-time to earn Wrexham victory.

The striker put Wrexham ahead when he turned in David Artell's flick-on, but Dragons goalkeeper Joslain Mayebi let James Marwood's shot bounce over him to gift Gateshead an equaliser.

Adam Boyes's low shot gave Gateshead the lead within a minute, but James Curtis climbed on Artell to concede a penalty that Bishop converted.

Bishop then grabbed a dramatic winner with a header from Jay Harris' cross.

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Wrexham player-manager Andy Morrell told BBC Radio Wales:

"I am going to have no hair left, and I haven't got much anyway. What a fabulous game!

"It was a fabulous game by two teams, I feel, try to play the right way. I don't think Gateshead deserved to lose, but I have been on that side of it.

"It's quite nice to be on the winning side for once. A week in football is crazy. Andy Bishop was fantastic for us, but it's not just his goals for us.

"For me, as a manager, it is his all-round play. He is holding the ball up, linking play and challenging defenders.

"Hopefully, he will go on a run now and then we have every chance of doing something."

Line-ups

Wrexham

  • 1Mayebi
  • 2WrightBooked at 67mins
  • 3Ashton
  • 28Artell
  • 29Carrington
  • 6Clarke
  • 12Keates
  • 8Harris
  • 15OglebySubstituted forBailey-Jonesat 62'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 9Bishop
  • 10OrmerodSubstituted forCieslewiczat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 25Bailey-Jones
  • 7Cieslewicz
  • 5Creighton
  • 16Hunt
  • 14Tomassen

Gateshead

  • 1BartlettBooked at 77mins
  • 6Clark
  • 16Baxter
  • 5CurtisBooked at 81mins
  • 22SirrellBooked at 56mins
  • 29OsterSubstituted forRamshawat 72'minutes
  • 4Chandler
  • 18Marwood
  • 8Turnbull
  • 7Larkin
  • 12BoyesSubstituted forBrownat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Magnay
  • 21Ramshaw
  • 17Walker
  • 14Brown
  • 15Tait
Referee:
Jason Whiteley
Attendance:
2,469

Match Stats

Home TeamWrexhamAway TeamGateshead
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home10
Away6
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home11
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Wrexham 3, Gateshead 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Wrexham 3, Gateshead 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by David Artell (Wrexham).

  4. Post update

    James Marwood (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

  5. Goal!

    Goal! Wrexham 3, Gateshead 2. Andy Bishop (Wrexham).

  6. Post update

    Foul by Andy Bishop (Wrexham).

  7. Post update

    James Curtis (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

  8. Booking

    Theo Bailey-Jones (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Theo Bailey-Jones (Wrexham).

  10. Post update

    James Curtis (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

  11. Post update

    Offside, Gateshead. Jamie Chandler tries a through ball, but Jamie Chandler is caught offside.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Robert Ramshaw (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Wrexham.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Wrexham.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Wrexham.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Dean Keates (Wrexham) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  17. Booking

    James Curtis (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  18. Post update

    Foul by James Curtis (Gateshead).

  19. Post update

    Andy Bishop (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

  20. Booking

    Adam Bartlett (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card for dissent.

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