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Gateshead 2-0 Kidderminster Harriers

Alex Rodman
Alex Rodman has scored eight goals so far this season for Gateshead

Gateshead picked up their first home win since October with a comfortable victory over Kidderminster Harriers.

The Heed broke the deadlock through Alex Rodman who headed home Matty Pattison's cross just before the break.

Adam Campbell went close for the home side while the visitors had chances through Lee Hughes and Dominic Knowles, but failed to find a response.

Substitute Carl Finnigan sealed the points late on when he rounded off a counter-attack with a cool finish.

Gateshead move up to 10th place in the Conference, nine points off the play-off places, while Kidderminster remain eighth.

Line-ups

Gateshead

  • 1Bartlett
  • 16Baxter
  • 5Curtis
  • 6Clark
  • 2Jones
  • 25PattisonBooked at 35mins
  • 7Oster
  • 26GjokajBooked at 68mins
  • 12Ramshaw
  • 31CampbellSubstituted forFinniganat 77'minutes
  • 23Rodman

Substitutes

  • 9Shaw
  • 11Finnigan
  • 15Allan
  • 19Rankine
  • 30Roberts

Kidderminster

  • 1Lewis
  • 2HodgkissBooked at 88mins
  • 15Grimes
  • 30GowlingBooked at 57mins
  • 28Nicholson
  • 17Verma
  • 7Byrne
  • 18GittingsSubstituted forReffellat 82'minutes
  • 35Hughes
  • 27KnowlesSubstituted forGreenat 63'minutes
  • 9Wright

Substitutes

  • 3Green
  • 14Obeng
  • 23Reffell
  • 25Tunnicliffe
  • 29Asante
Referee:
Darren England
Attendance:
620

Match Stats

Home TeamGatesheadAway TeamKidderminster
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home13
Away9
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home7
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Gateshead 2, Kidderminster Harriers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Gateshead 2, Kidderminster Harriers 0.

Foul by James Curtis (Gateshead).

Daniel Wright (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Alex Rodman (Gateshead) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Offside, Gateshead. Carl Finnigan tries a through ball, but Carl Finnigan is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Gateshead 2, Kidderminster Harriers 0. Carl Finnigan (Gateshead) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Matty Pattison with a cross.

Foul by Daniel Wright (Kidderminster Harriers).

Ben Clark (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Booking

Jared Hodgkiss (Kidderminster Harriers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jared Hodgkiss (Kidderminster Harriers).

Carl Finnigan (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Foul by Valentin Gjokaj (Gateshead).

Jake Green (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Matty Pattison (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Carl Finnigan (Gateshead) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

Offside, Gateshead. Carl Finnigan tries a through ball, but Carl Finnigan is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. Keyon Reffell replaces Callum Gittings.

Attempt missed. Aman Verma (Kidderminster Harriers) header from the right side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by Kevin Nicholson.

Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

Foul by Lee Hughes (Kidderminster Harriers).

Craig Baxter (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Carl Finnigan replaces Adam Campbell.

Attempt missed. Lee Hughes (Kidderminster Harriers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Adam Campbell (Gateshead) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Corner, Gateshead.

Corner, Gateshead.

Foul by Ben Clark (Gateshead).

Josh Gowling (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Jack Byrne (Kidderminster Harriers).

Matty Pattison (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Booking

Valentin Gjokaj (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Valentin Gjokaj (Gateshead).

Jack Byrne (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Lee Hughes (Kidderminster Harriers) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

Offside, Gateshead. Adam Campbell tries a through ball, but Adam Campbell is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. Jake Green replaces Dominic Knowles.

Attempt missed. Callum Gittings (Kidderminster Harriers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Matty Pattison (Gateshead) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Gateshead.

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