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Maidenhead United 0-1 Hartlepool United

Hartlepool put to bed any concerns from their two opening defeats with a gutsy win at previously unbeaten Maidenhead.

The hosts looked to build on their impressive form from the outset and Rene Steer, Jake Cassidy and Josh Smile all tested Ben Killip in the Pools' goal.

At the other end, Mark Kitching's deep cross was headed just wide by the diving Ryan Donaldson.

It took eight minutes into the second period for half-time substitute Niko Muir to give the away side the lead. The striker took his chance after Donaldson's initial effort was saved by Taye Ashby-Hammond.

A stern but composed defensive display in the second half secured Hartlepool the three points.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Maidenhead United

  • 21Ashby-Hammond
  • 2Clerima
  • 3SteerBooked at 62mins
  • 15Ofori-Twumasi
  • 5DaviesSubstituted forMensahat 60'minutes
  • 4Ellul
  • 9CassidyBooked at 70minsSubstituted forKellyat 72'minutes
  • 19Upward
  • 28SmileBooked at 74mins
  • 24Massey
  • 14WhitehallSubstituted forAkintundeat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Fenelon
  • 10Kelly
  • 11Mensah
  • 12Keetch
  • 18Akintunde

Hartlepool

  • 1Killip
  • 2KiosoBooked at 60mins
  • 5Kerr
  • 8Featherstone
  • 3KitchingBooked at 18mins
  • 4Raynes
  • 15MafutaSubstituted forKennedyat 89'minutes
  • 16Noble
  • 7DonaldsonSubstituted forHolohanat 85'minutes
  • 23Toure
  • 9KabambaSubstituted forMuirat 46'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Muir
  • 14Holohan
  • 18Williams
  • 20Cunningham
  • 28Kennedy
Referee:
James Durkin
Attendance:
1,330

Live Text

Match ends, Maidenhead United 0, Hartlepool United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Maidenhead United 0, Hartlepool United 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Jason Kennedy replaces Gus Mafuta.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Gavan Holohan replaces Ryan Donaldson.

Booking

Josh Smile (Maidenhead United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Maidenhead United. Josh Kelly replaces Jake Cassidy.

Substitution

Substitution, Maidenhead United. James Akintunde replaces Daniel Whitehall.

Booking

Rene Steer (Maidenhead United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Maidenhead United. Bernard Mensah replaces Aron Davies.

Goal!

Goal! Maidenhead United 0, Hartlepool United 1. Niko Muir (Hartlepool United).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Niko Muir replaces Nicke Kabamba.

Second Half

Second Half begins Maidenhead United 0, Hartlepool United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Maidenhead United 0, Hartlepool United 0.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Halifax33007169
2Solihull Moors32107347
3Barnet32104227
4Fylde32103127
5Woking32013126
6Dover32015416
7Bromley31206425
8Sutton United31206425
9Harrogate31115324
10Wrexham31115504
11Maidenhead United31112204
12Yeovil31112204
13Torquay311157-24
14Chorley30302203
15Aldershot310234-13
16Barrow310235-23
17Dag & Red310224-23
18Eastleigh310213-23
19Hartlepool310225-33
20Boreham Wood302156-12
21Chesterfield302145-12
22Stockport302123-12
23Notts County301224-21
24Ebbsfleet300328-60
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