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Sutton United 2-1 Salford City

Ten-man Sutton United fought back to beat Salford City and extend the Ammies' winless start to the National League season.

With part-owner Gary Neville watching on, the match started brightly for Salford who dominated the opening exchanges and were rewarded when Carl Piergianni scored on the follow-up after Jamie Butler blocked Lois Maynard's shot.

But Sutton were level before the break through Craig Eastmond after good work from Dan Wishart and Kenny Davis in the area.

Sutton lost Aswad Thomas to a red card early in the second half after a bad challenge on Danny Whitehead, but that did not stop them finding a winner when Josh Taylor drew the goalkeeper off his line and squared the ball for Ross Lafayette to slot in.

Match report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Sutton United

  • 26Butler
  • 2Bennett
  • 3ThomasBooked at 54mins
  • 9LafayetteSubstituted forBeckwithat 75'minutes
  • 6Collins
  • 5Clough
  • 8Davis
  • 11CadoganSubstituted forDrinanat 65'minutes
  • 15EastmondBooked at 46mins
  • 20WrightSubstituted forTaylorat 57'minutes
  • 21Wishart

Substitutes

  • 4Beckwith
  • 7Bolarinwa
  • 19Beautyman
  • 23Taylor
  • 24Drinan

Salford

  • 1Neal
  • 2Wiseman
  • 3Touray
  • 8MaynardBooked at 86mins
  • 5Hogan
  • 4MafutaSubstituted forHaughtonat 68'minutes
  • 6PiergianniBooked at 81mins
  • 9Rooney
  • 18Whitehead
  • 19SheltonSubstituted forWalkerat 68'minutes
  • 30GaffneySubstituted forRodneyat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Haughton
  • 11Walker
  • 12Crocombe
  • 21Rodney
  • 23Pond
Referee:
Richard Hulme
Attendance:
1,898

Live Text

Match ends, Sutton United 2, Salford City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sutton United 2, Salford City 1.

Booking

Lois Maynard (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Carl Piergianni (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Salford City. Devante Rodney replaces Rory Gaffney.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Dean Beckwith replaces Ross Lafayette.

Substitution

Substitution, Salford City. Tom Walker replaces Mark Shelton.

Substitution

Substitution, Salford City. Nick Haughton replaces Gus Mafuta.

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Aaron Drinan replaces Kieron Cadogan.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 2, Salford City 1. Ross Lafayette (Sutton United).

Substitution

Substitution, Sutton United. Josh Taylor replaces Tommy Wright.

Dismissal

Aswad Thomas (Sutton United) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

Booking

Craig Eastmond (Sutton United) is shown the yellow card.

Second Half

Second Half begins Sutton United 1, Salford City 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Sutton United 1, Salford City 1.

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 1, Salford City 1. Craig Eastmond (Sutton United).

Goal!

Goal! Sutton United 0, Salford City 1. Carl Piergianni (Salford City).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Halifax33007079
2Chesterfield33005059
3Gateshead33007349
4Solihull Moors33004139
5Wrexham32104047
6Sutton United32105327
7Fylde31203215
8Barrow31115414
9Ebbsfleet31112204
10Maidstone United311135-24
11Boreham Wood311113-24
12Harrogate30305503
13Leyton Orient30304403
14Eastleigh310234-13
15Bromley302145-12
16Hartlepool302134-12
17Barnet302123-12
18Havant & Waterlooville302114-32
19Dag & Red301235-21
20Dover301235-21
21Salford301235-21
22Maidenhead United301236-31
23Braintree301214-31
24Aldershot301204-41
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