Match ends, Torquay United 2, Aldershot Town 0.
Torquay United 2-0 Aldershot Town
Torquay claimed their second-successive victory to move up to seventh in the National League thanks to a 2-0 win over struggling Aldershot at Plainmoor.
Connor Lemonheigh-Evans fired wide for the Gulls in the early exchanges as the home side got off to the stronger start.
Jamie Reid found the net with his fourth goal of the season on the brink of half-time as he picked out the bottom corner of the Shots goal with a long-range stunner.
On-loan Bristol City midfielder Opi Edwards doubled the hosts' advantage six minutes after the break with his first goal since the opening-day win over Boreham Wood.
Torquay continued to dominate the match but could not find a third as the visitors dropped down three places to 22nd as a result.
Report supplied by PA Media.
- 28Covolan Cauagnari
- 5Koue Niate
- 12EdwardsSubstituted forVincentat 73'minutes
- 11AndrewsSubstituted forDukuat 84'minutes
- 20KalalaSubstituted forKeatingat 73'minutes
- 2TinklerBooked at 67mins
- 7Santos D'AbadiaSubstituted forChislettat 69'minutes
- 12WhittinghamBooked at 1minsSubstituted forLyons-Fosterat 46'minutesBooked at 89mins
- 15FinneySubstituted forO'Dwyerat 29'minutes
- Daniel Middleton
Second Half ends, Torquay United 2, Aldershot Town 0.
Kodi Lyons-Foster (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Substitution, Torquay United. Manny Duku replaces Jake Andrews.
Substitution, Torquay United. Ruairi Keating replaces Kalvin Kalala.
Substitution, Torquay United. Francis Vincent replaces Opi Edwards.
Substitution, Aldershot Town. Ethan Chislett replaces Alefe Santos.
Robbie Tinkler (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Goal! Torquay United 2, Aldershot Town 0. Opi Edwards (Torquay United).
Substitution, Aldershot Town. Kodi Lyons-Foster replaces Alfie Whittingham.
Second Half begins Torquay United 1, Aldershot Town 0.
First Half ends, Torquay United 1, Aldershot Town 0.
Goal! Torquay United 1, Aldershot Town 0. Jamie Reid (Torquay United).
Substitution, Aldershot Town. Oliver O'Dwyer replaces Alex Finney.
Alfie Whittingham (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.