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Guiseley 1-2 Macclesfield Town

Guiseley's nightmare start to the season as the National League's winless bottom side went down at home to Macclesfield.

Chris Holroyd gave the Silkmen the lead as he latched onto a ball over the top and lobbed Jonathan Maxted successfully.

Injury forced Macc into an early change as David Fitzpatrick went off, but replacement Mitch Hancox soon crossed for Ollie Norburn to volley in Macc's second at the back post.

Jordan Preston and Nicky Clee combined well to allow Preston to pull one back with a smart finish, but Macclesfield controlled proceedings in the second half, leaving the hosts without a win in their opening 12 games of the season.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Guiseley

  • 26Maxted
  • 25AtkinsonBooked at 90mins
  • 3Lowe
  • 24WaltonSubstituted forHatfieldat 63'minutes
  • 6Lawlor
  • 15Palmer
  • 22Purver
  • 28WhitehouseSubstituted forPorrittat 65'minutes
  • 18CleeSubstituted forBoyesat 79'minutes
  • 19Preston
  • 27Webb-Foster

Substitutes

  • 8Hatfield
  • 9Boyes
  • 16Wells
  • 17Atkinson
  • 21Porritt

Macclesfield

  • 22Flinders
  • 2Halls
  • 3FitzpatrickSubstituted forHancoxat 24'minutes
  • 11RoweSubstituted forSampsonat 79'minutes
  • 6McCombe
  • 5Pilkington
  • 7Mackreth
  • 9Holroyd
  • 23Whitaker
  • 15Norburn
  • 14James

Substitutes

  • 4Byrne
  • 8Lewis
  • 10Sampson
  • 13Ross
  • 16Hancox
Referee:
Thomas Bramall
Attendance:
891

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Guiseley 1, Macclesfield Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Guiseley 1, Macclesfield Town 2.

  3. Booking

    Robert Atkinson (Guiseley) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Jack Sampson replaces Danny M. Rowe.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Guiseley. Adam Boyes replaces Nicky Clee.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Guiseley. Luke Porritt replaces Billy Whitehouse.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Guiseley. Will Hatfield replaces Simon Walton.

  8. Second Half

    Second Half begins Guiseley 1, Macclesfield Town 2.

  9. Half Time

    First Half ends, Guiseley 1, Macclesfield Town 2.

  10. Goal!

    Goal! Guiseley 1, Macclesfield Town 2. Jordan Preston (Guiseley).

  11. Goal!

    Goal! Guiseley 0, Macclesfield Town 2. Ollie Norburn (Macclesfield Town).

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Mitch Hancox replaces David Fitzpatrick.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Guiseley 0, Macclesfield Town 1. Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town).

  14. Kick Off

    First Half begins.

  15. Post update

    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dag & Red1290324101427
2Forest Green1282222111126
3Barrow127321913624
4Tranmere12723159623
5Lincoln City1271423121122
6Eastleigh126422011922
7Aldershot12642179822
8Dover127142016422
9Macclesfield117041812621
10Boreham Wood12462159618
11Maidstone United125341717018
12Gateshead125252014617
13Sutton United125161315-216
14Wrexham11443912-316
15Chester124351615115
16Torquay124171318-513
17Solihull Moors123451421-713
18York123361418-412
19Woking123271724-711
20Bromley123271320-711
21North Ferriby United12318620-1410
22Braintree122371018-89
23Southport12237927-189
24Guiseley120391124-133
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