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Ebbsfleet United 0-1 Salford City

Carl Piergianni netted the only goal as Salford got their promotion bid back on track with a hard-earned victory at Ebbsfleet.

The Ammies had gone five games without a win, losing their past three, but Piergianni struck in the 32nd minute to secure only a third triumph in 12 National League matches.

Nathan Pond headed a Devonte Redmond free-kick just wide and Ebbsfleet goalkeeper Nathan Ashmore produced a fantastic save to deny Matt Green as Salford dominated.

But the visitors deservedly went ahead when Piergianni headed home a corner for his seventh goal of the season.

Ashmore foiled Pond just before half-time and only a fine defensive clearance from Jack King prevented Green from doubling Salford's advantage midway through the second half.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Ebbsfleet

  • 1AshmoreBooked at 57mins
  • 3MagriBooked at 45mins
  • 2King
  • 16Payne
  • 23Wilson
  • 8AdamsSubstituted forWhitelyat 61'minutes
  • 22Graham
  • 10DruryBooked at 90mins
  • 12Cheek
  • 9Kedwell
  • 11Weston

Substitutes

  • 13Miles
  • 14Moncur
  • 18Whitely
  • 21Omar

Salford

  • 1Neal
  • 2Wiseman
  • 6PiergianniBooked at 87mins
  • 8Maynard
  • 3Touray
  • 15RedmondBooked at 73mins
  • 5Hogan
  • 23Pond
  • 20DieseruvweSubstituted forGaffneyat 81'minutes
  • 7Green
  • 4Mafuta

Substitutes

  • 10Lloyd-McGoldrick
  • 11Walker
  • 12Crocombe
  • 26Jones
  • 30Gaffney
Referee:
Andrew Miller
Attendance:
1,708

Live Text

Match ends, Ebbsfleet United 0, Salford City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Ebbsfleet United 0, Salford City 1.

Booking

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

Substitution

Substitution, Salford City. Rory Gaffney replaces Emmanuel Dieseruvwe.

Booking

Devonte Redmond (Salford City) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Ebbsfleet United. Corey Whitely replaces Ebou Adams.

Booking

Nathan Ashmore (Ebbsfleet United) is shown the yellow card.

Second Half

Second Half begins Ebbsfleet United 0, Salford City 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Ebbsfleet United 0, Salford City 1.

Booking

Sam Magri (Ebbsfleet United) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Ebbsfleet 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

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1Wrexham36209745252069
2Solihull Moors35207859312867
3Leyton Orient341810655253064
4Fylde351712658292963
5Salford35179959382160
6Gateshead361781146331359
7Eastleigh35177114443158
8Harrogate34169963451857
9Sutton United35151284438657
10Ebbsfleet3614101247351252
11Bromley35138144849-147
12Barrow351210133538-346
13Hartlepool361112134247-545
14Dag & Red35127164043-343
15Halifax35916102832-443
16Boreham Wood351012133644-842
17Barnet31117133138-740
18Maidenhead United35124193757-2040
19Chesterfield35815123339-639
20Dover36109174054-1439
21Havant & Waterlooville36811174964-1535
22Aldershot3588192756-2932
23Maidstone United3575232862-3426
24Braintree3567223261-2925
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