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Woking 1-3 Lincoln City

Matt Rhead's second-half brace ensured Lincoln started the National League season with a 3-1 victory over Woking at Kingfield.

City went ahead in the 27th minute when Rhead headed down Paul Farman's free-kick and Adam Marriott turned his marker to fire home a left-footed effort.

The hosts were level two minutes after the break when Ismail Yakubu prodded home from close range after a corner had been flicked on at the near post.

Lincoln retook the lead in the 60th minute as a quick free-kick from Alex Woodyard found Jack Muldoon and his cross picked out Rhead, who made no mistake in beating Michael Poke.

Rhead then wrapped up victory from the penalty spot in the 72nd minute after Jonny Margetts was tripped.

But he missed the chance of a hat-trick seven minutes later when Poke tipped a second penalty around the post after Bradley Wood was bundled over.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Woking

  • 1Poke
  • 2Caprice
  • 3GordonSubstituted forKretzschmarat 78'minutes
  • 8Murtagh
  • 5SaahBooked at 80mins
  • 4JonesBooked at 36mins
  • 11Ralph
  • 14SaraivaSubstituted forYakubuat 46'minutes
  • 16LewisSubstituted forPennyat 68'minutes
  • 9Ugwu
  • 10Ansah

Substitutes

  • 6Yakubu
  • 7Penny
  • 15Kretzschmar
  • 18Hall
  • 21Kandi

Lincoln City

  • 1Farman
  • 2Wood
  • 3HaberghamBooked at 70mins
  • 28ArnoldSubstituted forMilesat 83'minutesBooked at 83minsSubstituted forHodgeat 90+3'minutes
  • 18Beevers
  • 5Waterfall
  • 27McCombeBooked at 56mins
  • 30Woodyard
  • 7Muldoon
  • 10MarriottSubstituted forMargettsat 68'minutes
  • 9Rhead

Substitutes

  • 6Howe
  • 12Margetts
  • 14Miles
  • 17Hodge
  • 25Raggett
Referee:
Joseph Johnson
Attendance:
1,592

Live Text

Match ends, Woking 1, Lincoln City 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Woking 1, Lincoln City 3.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Elliot Hodge replaces Taylor Miles.

Booking

Taylor Miles (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Taylor Miles replaces Nathan Arnold.

Booking

Brian Saah (Woking) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Woking. Max Kretzschmar replaces Ben Gordon.

Goal!

Goal! Woking 1, Lincoln City 3. Matt Rhead (Lincoln City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot.

Penalty conceded by Nathan Ralph (Woking) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Lincoln City. Matt Rhead draws a foul in the penalty area.

Booking

Sam Habergham (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Woking. Charlie Penny replaces Dennon Lewis.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Jonathon Margetts replaces Adam Marriott.

Corner, Woking.

Goal!

Goal! Woking 1, Lincoln City 2. Matt Rhead (Lincoln City).

Corner, Woking.

Booking

Jamie McCombe (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! Woking 1, Lincoln City 1. Ismail Yakubu (Woking).

Corner, Woking.

Substitution

Substitution, Woking. Ismail Yakubu replaces Fabio Saraiva.

Second Half

Second Half begins Woking 0, Lincoln City 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Woking 0, Lincoln City 1.

Corner, Lincoln City.

Booking

Joey Jones (Woking) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! Woking 0, Lincoln City 1. Adam Marriott (Lincoln City).

Corner, Lincoln City.

Corner, Lincoln City.

Corner, Woking.

Corner, Lincoln City.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dag & Red11003033
2Gateshead11003033
3Lincoln City11003123
4Solihull Moors11003123
5Macclesfield11002023
6Tranmere11002023
7Eastleigh11002113
8Barrow11001013
9Boreham Wood11001013
10Maidstone United10101101
11York10101101
12Braintree10100001
13Dover10100001
14North Ferriby United10100001
15Wrexham10100001
16Guiseley100112-10
17Aldershot100101-10
18Forest Green100101-10
19Sutton United100113-20
20Woking100113-20
21Bromley100102-20
22Torquay100102-20
23Chester100103-30
24Southport100103-30
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