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Gillingham 1-0 Lincoln City

Mikael Mandron's first-half goal was enough for Gillingham to see off an out-of-form Lincoln at Priestfield.

French striker Mandron volleyed home from six yards with the game's first chance after the Imps defence failed to clear Mark Byrne's cross.

Midfielder Olly Lee almost doubled the hosts' advantage on the half-hour mark but fired high and wide from 18 yards after a surging run from captain Max Ehmer.

Mandron wasted a great opportunity to score his second of the game after 65 minutes when he headed over from Byrne's cross.

He came even closer to sealing the win for Steve Evans' side seven minutes later but his glancing header from Lee's delivery rebounded off the crossbar.

The visitors, who have now lost five of their last eight league games, failed to register a shot on goal until stoppage time when Tyler Walker's stoppage-time header forced Gills goalkeeper Jack Bonham into a crucial late save.

Report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Gillingham

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 1Bonham
  • 12Fuller
  • 5EhmerBooked at 75mins
  • 27Tucker
  • 6Ogilvie
  • 14Jones
  • 18ByrneBooked at 70mins
  • 4O'Keefe
  • 22LeeSubstituted forCharles-Cookat 90'minutes
  • 9Mandron
  • 7HanlanSubstituted forJakubiakat 90+4'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Hodson
  • 10Ndjoli
  • 11Charles-Cook
  • 16Cissé
  • 19Marshall
  • 21Walsh
  • 23Jakubiak

Lincoln City

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Vickers
  • 23EardleyBooked at 34mins
  • 20ConnollySubstituted forBolgerat 45'minutesBooked at 64mins
  • 5Shackell
  • 3Toffolo
  • 7Pett
  • 12Chapman
  • 10PayneSubstituted forAndersonat 69'minutes
  • 28HeskethSubstituted forAkindeat 45'minutes
  • 11Carvalho Andrade
  • 17Walker

Substitutes

  • 6Bolger
  • 8Frecklington
  • 18Grant
  • 21Smith
  • 24Melbourne
  • 26Anderson
  • 29Akinde
Referee:
Christopher Pollard
Attendance:
5,567

Match Stats

Home TeamGillinghamAway TeamLincoln City
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home14
Away5
Shots on Target
Home2
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home16
Away17

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Gillingham 1, Lincoln City 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Gillingham 1, Lincoln City 0.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Gillingham. Alex Jakubiak replaces Brandon Hanlan.

  4. Post update

    Max Ehmer (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Jason Shackell (Lincoln City).

  6. Post update

    Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Jack Bonham.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Tyler Walker (Lincoln City) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Bruno Andrade with a cross.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Gillingham. Regan Charles-Cook replaces Olly Lee.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. John Akinde (Lincoln City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Neal Eardley with a cross.

  10. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Harry Anderson (Lincoln City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

  11. Post update

    Brandon Hanlan (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Jason Shackell (Lincoln City).

  13. Post update

    Stuart O'Keefe (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Harry Anderson (Lincoln City).

  15. Post update

    Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Cian Bolger.

  16. Post update

    Olly Lee (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Tom Pett (Lincoln City).

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Alfie Jones (Gillingham) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Neal Eardley.

  20. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Brandon Hanlan (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Olly Lee.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ipswich15103225101533
2Wycombe1696125141133
3Coventry177822219329
4Peterborough1784539231628
5Blackpool177732419528
6Rotherham1683525131227
7Oxford Utd1675433191426
8Fleetwood158252719826
9Sunderland157442216625
10Bristol Rovers167451919025
11Shrewsbury166641315-224
12Doncaster146532416823
13Portsmouth155642016421
14Gillingham175662120121
15Burton145541815320
16Rochdale185492130-919
17Lincoln City175391822-418
18Tranmere154472028-816
19Accrington173681727-1015
20Wimbledon1734102028-813
21MK Dons1741121326-1313
22Southend1712141748-315
23Bolton14347829-211
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