Match ends, Wrexham 5, Salford City 1.
Wrexham 5-1 Salford City
Wrexham leapfrogged Salford City into second place in the National League after a 5-1 win at the Racecourse.
Three first-half goals from Shaun Pearson, Akil Wright and Brad Walker set the tone for the match for Wrexham.
Substitutes Ben Tollitt and Chris Holroyd added their fourth and fifth respectively, between which Thomas Walker was sent off for Salford.
Daniel Whitehead scored a consolation for the visitors late on as they drop below Wrexham into third.
Wrexham are now three points behind league leaders Leyton Orient and they have a game in hand.
Wrexham manager Graham Barrow said:
"To get the performance and result was fantastic in front of a fantastic crowd, it had everything really.
"Sometimes you don't want to take emotion out of it, like today, because it's such a big win for the dressing win and the fans who came to watch us."
- 14RutherfordSubstituted forDeverdicsat 87'minutes
- 32GrantSubstituted forHolroydat 84'minutes
- 23BeavonSubstituted forTollittat 64'minutes
- 6PiergianniBooked at 49mins
- 3TourayBooked at 72mins
- 23PondBooked at 44minsSubstituted forHoganat 46'minutes
- 2WisemanSubstituted forRodneyat 76'minutes
- 4MafutaBooked at 65minsSubstituted forGaffneyat 66'minutes
- 11WalkerBooked at 89mins
- James Oldham
Second Half ends, Wrexham 5, Salford City 1.
Goal! Wrexham 5, Salford City 1. Danny Whitehead (Salford City).
Goal! Wrexham 5, Salford City 0. Chris Holroyd (Wrexham).
Second yellow card to Tom Walker (Salford City) for a bad foul.
Substitution, Wrexham. Nicky Deverdics replaces Paul Rutherford.
Goal! Wrexham 4, Salford City 0. Ben Tollitt (Wrexham).
Substitution, Wrexham. Chris Holroyd replaces Bobby Grant.
Substitution, Salford City. Devante Rodney replaces Scott Wiseman.
Tom Walker (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.
Ibou Touray (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.
Substitution, Salford City. Rory Gaffney replaces Gus Mafuta.
Gus Mafuta (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.
Substitution, Wrexham. Ben Tollitt replaces Stuart Beavon.
Carl Piergianni (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.
Substitution, Salford City. Liam Hogan replaces Nathan Pond.
Second Half begins Wrexham 3, Salford City 0.
First Half ends, Wrexham 3, Salford City 0.
Goal! Wrexham 3, Salford City 0. Brad Walker (Wrexham).
Nathan Pond (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.
Goal! Wrexham 2, Salford City 0. Akil Wright (Wrexham).
Goal! Wrexham 1, Salford City 0. Shaun Pearson (Wrexham).
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.