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Sutton United 2-1 Aldershot Town

Sutton United sealed third spot and a National League play-off semi-final place with victory over Aldershot at Gander Green Lane.

After Aldershot were denied a 17th-minute opener when Jamie Collins cleared a Scott Rendell effort off the line, the home side went ahead four minutes into the second half when Tommy Wright stabbed the ball in for his 13th goal of the season.

But Aldershot were level nine minutes later, Rendell tucking home from the penalty spot after Shamir Fenelon was fouled.

Rendell glanced a header just wide before Sutton regained the lead 11 minutes from time, Ross Lafayette prodding home after keeper Lewis Ward spilled Tom Bolarinwa's drive.

Sutton will now await their opponents in a home semi-final while Aldershot will welcome Ebbsfleet to the Recreation Ground on Wednesday in their eliminator.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Sutton United

  • 26Butler
  • 3Thomas
  • 6CollinsBooked at 26mins
  • 8DavisSubstituted forLafayetteat 71'minutes
  • 4Beckwith
  • 11CadoganSubstituted forBeautymanat 45'minutes
  • 5John
  • 16BaileyBooked at 84mins
  • 30BolarinwaBooked at 54mins
  • 23TaylorBooked at 37mins
  • 20WrightSubstituted forHarrisonat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Lafayette
  • 27Downer
  • 31Beautyman
  • 32Stearn
  • 34Harrison

Aldershot

  • 34Ward
  • 3AlexanderSubstituted forGallagherat 84'minutes
  • 8Oyeleke
  • 9Rendell
  • 5Evans
  • 15McQuoidBooked at 36minsSubstituted forRobertat 56'minutes
  • 7FenelonSubstituted forKabambaat 67'minutes
  • 17KellermanBooked at 23mins
  • 20Kinsella
  • 18Rowe
  • 22Reynolds

Substitutes

  • 1Cole
  • 12Kabamba
  • 16Gallagher
  • 19McDonnell
  • 26Robert
Referee:
Adrian Quelch
Attendance:
3,541

Live Text

Match ends, Sutton United 2, Aldershot Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sutton United 2, Aldershot Town 1.

Booking

Harry Beautyman (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Jake Gallagher replaces Cheye Alexander.

Booking

Nicky Bailey (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 2, Aldershot Town 1. Ross Lafayette (Sutton United).

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Byron Harrison replaces Tommy Wright.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Ross Lafayette replaces Kenny Davis.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Nicke Kabamba replaces Shamir Fenelon.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 1, Aldershot Town 1. Scott Rendell (Aldershot Town) converts the penalty with a.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Fabien Robert replaces Josh McQuoid.

Booking

Tom Bolarinwa (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 1, Aldershot Town 0. Tommy Wright (Sutton United).

Second Half

Second Half begins Sutton United 0, Aldershot Town 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Harry Beautyman replaces Kieron Cadogan.

Half Time

First Half ends, Sutton United 0, Aldershot Town 0.

Booking

Josh Taylor (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Josh McQuoid (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Jamie Collins (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Jim Kellerman (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Macclesfield462711867462192
2Tranmere4624101278463282
3Sutton United4623101367531479
4Boreham Wood4620151164471775
5Aldershot4620151164521275
6Ebbsfleet4619171064501474
7Fylde4620131382562673
8Dover4620131362441873
9Bromley4619131475581770
10Wrexham4617191049391070
11Dag & Red461911166962768
12Maidenhead United461713166566-164
13Leyton Orient461612185856260
14Eastleigh461317166572-756
15Hartlepool461414185363-1056
16Halifax461316174858-1055
17Gateshead461218166258454
18Solihull Moors461412204960-1154
19Maidstone United461315185264-1254
20Barrow461116195163-1249
21Woking46139245576-2148
22Torquay461012244573-2842
23Chester46813254279-3737
24Guiseley46712274489-4533
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