Match ends, Dover Athletic 1, Salford City 4.
Dover Athletic 1-4 Salford City
Adam Rooney's hat-trick earned National League leaders Salford a 4-1 win at Dover, as the former Aberdeen striker took his total for the season to 12 goals.
Rooney opened the scoring after 18 minutes when he finished off Danny Lloyd's pass by firing into the bottom corner.
Two minutes later the former Aberdeen striker headed into the bottom corner from Scott Wiseman's cross to make it 2-0, but six minutes after the break Bedsente Gomis pulled one back for the visitors when he bundled over a cross from the right.
Rooney completed his hat-trick as he steered the ball home after getting a touch to Carl Piergianni's cross, before the latter made it 4-1 when he headed in from another Lloyd assist.
Match report supplied by the Press Association.
- 6EssamBooked at 39mins
- 21BarrySubstituted forFazakerleyat 48'minutes
- 11DanielSubstituted forEffiongat 67'minutes
- 9Sho-SilvaSubstituted forAllenat 81'minutes
- 11WalkerSubstituted forHoganat 67'minutes
- 9RooneySubstituted forRodneyat 70'minutes
- 10Lloyd-McGoldrickSubstituted forHaughtonat 76'minutes
- Christopher Pollard
Second Half ends, Dover Athletic 1, Salford City 4.
Substitution, Dover Athletic. Jamie Allen replaces Tobi Sho-Silva.
Substitution, Salford City. Nick Haughton replaces Danny Lloyd.
Substitution, Salford City. Devante Rodney replaces Adam Rooney.
Substitution, Dover Athletic. Inih Effiong replaces Kadell Daniel.
Substitution, Salford City. Liam Hogan replaces Tom Walker.
Goal! Dover Athletic 1, Salford City 4. Carl Piergianni (Salford City).
Goal! Dover Athletic 1, Salford City 3. Adam Rooney (Salford City).
Goal! Dover Athletic 1, Salford City 2. Gomis (Dover Athletic).
Substitution, Dover Athletic. Loui Fazakerley replaces Bradley Barry.
Second Half begins Dover Athletic 0, Salford City 2.
First Half ends, Dover Athletic 0, Salford City 2.
Connor Essam (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card.
Goal! Dover Athletic 0, Salford City 2. Adam Rooney (Salford City).
Goal! Dover Athletic 0, Salford City 1. Adam Rooney (Salford City).
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.