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Ebbsfleet United 0-1 Dover Athletic

Ebbsfleet's National League play-offs aspirations came to an end after a disappointing home defeat by Dover.

The hosts struggled in the first half and had the offside flag to thank for ruling out Alfie Pavey's strike and Mitch Brundle's header.

In the second half, Pavey hit the bar before finally getting his goal after 51 minutes, tapping in from Anthony Jeffrey's cross.

Dover continued to enjoy the better of the chances and Jeffrey somehow missed the opportunity to double their lead from six yards in the 74th minute.

The victory means Andy Hessenthaler's side are now unbeaten in eight games, while Fleet are six points adrift of seventh-placed Eastleigh with just one game remaining.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Ebbsfleet

  • 1Ashmore
  • 10DrurySubstituted forWhitelyat 72'minutes
  • 23Wilson
  • 3Magri
  • 16Payne
  • 9KedwellBooked at 62mins
  • 11Weston
  • 22GrahamSubstituted forAdamsat 81'minutesBooked at 0mins
  • 4RanceBooked at 87mins
  • 15UgwuSubstituted forCheekat 58'minutes
  • 19Bush

Substitutes

  • 8Adams
  • 12Cheek
  • 13Miles
  • 14Moncur
  • 18Whitely

Dover

  • 31Worgan
  • 2Passley
  • 5Lokko
  • 27LewisBooked at 85mins
  • 8Brundle
  • 26Doe
  • 29Taylor
  • 7Jeffrey
  • 30Reason
  • 10AllenSubstituted forEffiongat 64'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 14PaveyBooked at 71mins

Substitutes

  • 1Walker
  • 11Daniel
  • 12Effiong
  • 15Adebowale
  • 18Nortey
Referee:
Gary Parsons
Attendance:
1,723

Live Text

Match ends, Ebbsfleet United 0, Dover Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Ebbsfleet United 0, Dover Athletic 1.

Booking

Inih Effiong (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Dean Rance (Ebbsfleet United) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Stuart Lewis (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Ebbsfleet United. Ebou Adams replaces Bagasan Graham.

Substitution

Substitution, Ebbsfleet United. Corey Whitely replaces Andy Drury.

Booking

Alfie Pavey (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Inih Effiong replaces Jamie Allen.

Booking

Danny Kedwell (Ebbsfleet United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Ebbsfleet United. Michael Cheek replaces Gozie Ugwu.

Goal!

Goal! Ebbsfleet United 0, Dover Athletic 1. Alfie Pavey (Dover Athletic).

Second Half

Second Half begins Ebbsfleet United 0, Dover Athletic 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Ebbsfleet United 0, Dover Athletic 0.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient452513773353888
2Salford4525101075423385
3Solihull Moors4525101072423085
4Fylde452215872393381
5Wrexham452491256381881
6Harrogate4521111377552274
7Eastleigh45227165960-173
8Ebbsfleet4518131463451867
9Gateshead45199175246666
10Sutton United451714145557-265
11Barrow451613165051-161
12Chesterfield451417145551459
13Bromley451512186368-557
14Barnet451512184350-757
15Dover451512185564-957
16Halifax451220134243-156
17Hartlepool451414175360-756
18Dag & Red451510204955-655
19Boreham Wood451215185062-1251
20Maidenhead United45156244370-2751
21Aldershot451011243667-3141
22Havant & Waterlooville45913236282-2040
23Braintree45117274878-3040
24Maidstone United4597293780-4334
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