National League
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Welling United 0-1 Gateshead

Alex Whitmore's winner for Gateshead saw strugglers Welling extend their winless league run to 22 games.

Danny Johnson flicked on Paddy McLaughlin's free-kick to Whitmore, who nodded in his first goal for Gateshead.

The Tynesiders' goalkeeper Sam Russell secured the three points by keeping out Michael Bakare and Nortei Nortey.

Welling have failed to win in the league since October and sit one point ahead of bottom side Kidderminster, while Gateshead remain ninth.

Line-ups

Welling

  • 21Rodak
  • 23Williams
  • 16Gayle
  • 15Nortey
  • 3Chesmain
  • 19Lokko
  • 10WanadioSubstituted forDanielat 79'minutes
  • 31Kargbo
  • 22HarrisSubstituted forKabbaat 66'minutes
  • 11Kashket
  • 34Bakare

Substitutes

  • 1McEntegart
  • 6Chambers
  • 9Kabba
  • 18Taylor
  • 30Daniel

Gateshead

  • 1Russell
  • 2Baxter
  • 5Curtis
  • 12Mafuta
  • 29Whitmore
  • 6Clark
  • 10Gillies
  • 26McLaughlin
  • 28Hamilton
  • 19Bowman
  • 20JohnsonSubstituted forPattisonat 45+2'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Pattison
  • 4Chandler
  • 9Shaw
  • 14Holden
  • 25Pearson
Referee:
Brett Huxtable
Attendance:
500

Match Stats

Home TeamWellingAway TeamGateshead
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home11
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home1
Away3
Fouls
Home6
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Welling United 0, Gateshead 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Welling United 0, Gateshead 1.

Foul by Kadell Daniel (Welling United).

Ryan Bowman (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Foul by Ryan Bowman (Gateshead).

Barney Williams (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Matty Pattison (Gateshead) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by CJ Hamilton with a cross.

Foul by Noah Chesmain (Welling United).

Josh Gillies (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Michael Bakare (Welling United) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Matty Pattison (Gateshead).

Scott Kashket (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Foul by Ryan Bowman (Gateshead).

Scott Kashket (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Kadell Daniel replaces Luke Wanadio.

Attempt missed. Alex Whitmore (Gateshead) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Josh Gillies.

Corner, Gateshead.

Foul by Gus Mafuta (Gateshead).

Scott Kashket (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Patrick McLaughlin (Gateshead) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Offside, Welling United. Sahr Kabba tries a through ball, but Sahr Kabba is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Sahr Kabba replaces Reece Harris.

Attempt saved. Ian Gayle (Welling United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Ryan Bowman (Gateshead) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Gateshead.

Foul by Nortei Nortey (Welling United).

Craig Baxter (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Foul by Reece Harris (Welling United).

Craig Baxter (Gateshead) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Patrick McLaughlin (Gateshead) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Ryan Bowman (Gateshead).

Ian Gayle (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Ian Gayle (Welling United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Luke Wanadio.

Corner, Welling United.

Attempt saved. Michael Bakare (Welling United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

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

Second Half

Second Half begins Welling United 0, Gateshead 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Matty Pattison replaces Danny Johnson because of an injury.

Half Time

First Half ends, Welling United 0, Gateshead 1.

Goal!

Goal! Welling United 0, Gateshead 1. Alex Whitmore (Gateshead) header from the left side of the six yard box to the top left corner. Assisted by Danny Johnson with a headed pass.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cheltenham392411471254683
2Forest Green39257764362882
3Grimsby361912570313969
4Dover371981064461865
5Braintree371811842261665
6Tranmere3917121051381363
7Wrexham381881264442062
8Eastleigh37188115648862
9Gateshead39188134955-662
10Lincoln City391511135953656
11Bromley39167166161055
12Macclesfield38156174943651
13Woking38147175855349
14Barrow371211144963-1447
15Aldershot38137184261-1946
16Chester381110175057-743
17Southport391110183855-1743
18Guiseley38914153656-2041
19Torquay37911174162-2138
20Altrincham37911174061-2138
21Boreham Wood38813173037-737
22Halifax36910174869-2137
23Welling39610233057-2728
24Kidderminster3869233962-2327
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