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Dover Athletic 3-2 Gateshead

Dover substitute Ade Azeez scored a dramatic late goal to keep his side's play-off prospects alive with a 3-2 win at home to Gateshead.

The visitors led after 20 minutes thanks to a terrific long-range strike by full-back Theo Vassell.

Giancarlo Gallifuoco levelled for Dover, meeting Mitch Brundle's corner with a close-range header. The hosts then surged in front when Anthony Jeffrey was tripped by Scott Barrow in the box and Ryan Bird smashed the penalty low into the corner.

Danny Johnson also converted from the spot for following a foul on substitute Richard Peniket, but Gateshead's joy was short-lived as Azeez netted from close in after Dan Hanford failed to hold Anthony Jeffrey's shot.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Dover

  • 1Walker
  • 6EssamSubstituted forMarsh-Brownat 88'minutes
  • 5Parry
  • 8BrundleBooked at 90mins
  • 3Ilesanmi
  • 26Lokko
  • 4Gallifuoco
  • 18Nortey
  • 25Jeffrey
  • 17BirdSubstituted forAzeezat 79'minutes
  • 11PinnockBooked at 58minsSubstituted forPassleyat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Passley
  • 23Daniel
  • 28Bellamy
  • 29Marsh-Brown
  • 30Azeez

Gateshead

  • 21Hanford
  • 2Vassell
  • 16Penn
  • 13McLaughlin
  • 5Byrne
  • 3Barrow
  • 4Kerr
  • 23MellishSubstituted forYorkat 72'minutesBooked at 81mins
  • 9Johnson
  • 10BurrowSubstituted forPeniketat 63'minutes
  • 20LangstaffSubstituted forPrestonat 63'minutesBooked at 82mins

Substitutes

  • 1Montgomery
  • 7York
  • 8Peniket
  • 11Preston
  • 17Green
Referee:
Gary Parsons
Attendance:
1,424

Live Text

Match ends, Dover Athletic 3, Gateshead 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dover Athletic 3, Gateshead 2.

Booking

Mitch Brundle (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 3, Gateshead 2. Adebayo Azeez (Dover Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Keanu Marsh-Brown replaces Connor Essam.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 2, Gateshead 2. Danny Johnson (Gateshead) converts the penalty with a.

Booking

Jordan Preston (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Wes York (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Adebayo Azeez replaces Ryan Bird.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Wes York replaces Jon Mellish.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Josh Passley replaces Mitchell Pinnock.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 2, Gateshead 1. Ryan Bird (Dover Athletic) converts the penalty with a.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Richard Peniket replaces Jordan Burrow.

Substitution

Substitution, Gateshead. Jordan Preston replaces Macaulay Langstaff.

Booking

Mitchell Pinnock (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Second Half

Second Half begins Dover Athletic 1, Gateshead 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Dover Athletic 1, Gateshead 1.

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 1, Gateshead 1. Giancarlo Gallifuoco (Dover Athletic).

Goal!

Goal! Dover Athletic 0, Gateshead 1. Theo Vassell (Gateshead).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

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1Macclesfield452611865461989
2Tranmere4424101076423482
3Sutton United4522101365521376
4Aldershot4520151063501375
5Fylde4520121382562672
6Boreham Wood4519151161461572
7Dover4519131360431770
8Ebbsfleet4418161058471170
9Bromley4419121373532069
10Wrexham4517181049391069
11Dag & Red451911156960968
12Maidenhead United441513165964-558
13Leyton Orient441512175554157
14Gateshead441218145950954
15Halifax451315174858-1054
16Eastleigh451217166171-1053
17Hartlepool451314185162-1153
18Maidstone United451314185264-1253
19Solihull Moors441312194655-951
20Barrow441115185061-1148
21Woking45139235474-2048
22Torquay441011234168-2741
23Chester45713254078-3834
24Guiseley44612263983-4430
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