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Sutton United 1-1 Hartlepool United

Hartlepool claimed a battling point in their bid to secure survival in the National League following a 1-1 draw at promotion-chasing Sutton.

The home side were quick out of the blocks and Harry Beautyman had already brought a save out of Scott Loach when Ross Lafayette nodded in the opening goal after nine minutes.

Tommy Wright should have made it two with a close-range header and the striker was then denied by Loach shortly afterwards.

Hartlepool equalised against the run of play when a cross was cleared to teenager Josh Hawkes and he drilled home.

Sutton continued to dominate and Lafayette twice went close before the break.

Chances were at a premium after half-time, with Ross Stearn's long-range effort the closest either side came.

Report supplied by Press Association

Line-ups

Sutton United

  • 26Butler
  • 3Thomas
  • 15Eastmond
  • 16Bailey
  • 19Thomas
  • 31Beautyman
  • 4Beckwith
  • 8DavisSubstituted forCadoganat 69'minutes
  • 9Lafayette
  • 20WrightSubstituted forStearnat 69'minutes
  • 34HarrisonSubstituted forTaylorat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5John
  • 11Cadogan
  • 14Dundas
  • 23Taylor
  • 32Stearn

Hartlepool

  • 1Loach
  • 23Laing
  • 2MagnayBooked at 67mins
  • 18Hawkins
  • 24Newton
  • 3Adams
  • 4Featherstone
  • 9Cassidy
  • 7DonaldsonSubstituted forOatesat 58'minutes
  • 14WoodsSubstituted forHarrisonat 90+1'minutes
  • 15HawkesSubstituted forRodneyat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Harrison
  • 8Munns
  • 11Oates
  • 13Catterick
  • 21Rodney
Referee:
David Rock
Attendance:
2,272

Live Text

Match ends, Sutton United 1, Hartlepool United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sutton United 1, Hartlepool United 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Scott Harrison replaces Michael Woods.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Josh Taylor replaces Byron Harrison.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Devante Rodney replaces Josh Hawkes.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Ross Stearn replaces Tommy Wright.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Kieron Cadogan replaces Kenny Davis.

Booking

Carl Magnay (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Rhys Oates replaces Ryan Donaldson.

Second Half

Second Half begins Sutton United 1, Hartlepool United 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Sutton United 1, Hartlepool United 1.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 1, Hartlepool United 1. Josh Hawkes (Hartlepool United).

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 1, Hartlepool United 0. Ross Lafayette (Sutton United).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Macclesfield442511863461786
2Tranmere4222101073423176
3Sutton United4321101263501373
4Boreham Wood4419151059431672
5Fylde4420111381552671
6Aldershot4319141061491271
7Wrexham441718949381169
8Dover4318131257401767
9Ebbsfleet421716957461167
10Bromley4217121367501763
11Dag & Red421711146254862
12Maidenhead United421413155762-555
13Gateshead4212181257461154
14Leyton Orient421412165453154
15Halifax441315164856-854
16Eastleigh431217146168-753
17Solihull Moors431311194554-950
18Maidstone United441214184963-1450
19Hartlepool431213184961-1249
20Woking44129235273-2145
21Barrow421014184860-1244
22Torquay431010234067-2740
23Chester44713243975-3634
24Guiseley41612233575-4030
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