National League
HalifaxFC Halifax Town1TorquayTorquay United2

FC Halifax Town 1-2 Torquay United

Connor Lemonheigh-Evans struck a late winner to earn National League leaders Torquay victory at Halifax.

Torquay opened the scoring in the 17th minute when Asa Hall converted a pass from Ben Whitfield for his third goal in as many games.

Sam Sherring and Lemonheigh-Evans had further opportunities for the visitors but it was Halifax who levelled eight minutes into the second half.

Jamie Allen, who netted a last-gasp equaliser against Notts County on Tuesday night, was on target again having been played through on goal.

Torquay squandered a glorious chance to reclaim the lead with 20 minutes left as Danny Wright blazed a penalty - after Tom Bradbury had fouled Aaron Nemane - over the bar.

But Lemonheigh-Evans fired in the winner with seven minutes left to extend Torquay's unbeaten league run to seven games and make it seven without a win for Halifax.

Report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Halifax

  • 1Johnson
  • 5ByrneBooked at 40mins
  • 4Clarke
  • 26Woods
  • 3Senior
  • 6Bradbury
  • 31MaherBooked at 26minsSubstituted forNepomucenoat 84'minutes
  • 19Summerfield
  • 8GreenSubstituted forEaringat 65'minutes
  • 9Hyde
  • 7Allen

Substitutes

  • 10Earing
  • 12Davidson-Hale
  • 15Nepomuceno
  • 20Tear
  • 32Danns

Torquay

  • 1MacDonald
  • 2Wynter
  • 16Sherring
  • 23Nemane
  • 6Warren
  • 4CameronBooked at 78mins
  • 8Hall
  • 34Whitfield
  • 25WatersSubstituted forUmerahat 74'minutes
  • 7Lemonheigh-Evans
  • 9WrightSubstituted forAndrewsat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Kerr
  • 11Andrews
  • 22Price
  • 33Covolan Cauagnari
  • 35Umerah
Referee:
Simon Mather

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, FC Halifax Town 1, Torquay United 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, FC Halifax Town 1, Torquay United 2.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Torquay United. Jake Andrews replaces Daniel Wright.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Gevaro Nepomuceno replaces Niall Maher.

  5. Goal!

    Goal! FC Halifax Town 1, Torquay United 2. Connor Lemonheigh-Evans (Torquay United).

  6. Booking

    Kyle Cameron (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Torquay United. Josh Umerah replaces Billy Waters.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Jack Earing replaces Kieran Green.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! FC Halifax Town 1, Torquay United 1. Jamie Allen (FC Halifax Town).

  10. Second Half

    Second Half begins FC Halifax Town 0, Torquay United 1.

  11. Half Time

    First Half ends, FC Halifax Town 0, Torquay United 1.

  12. Booking

    Neill Byrne (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card.

  13. Booking

    Niall Maher (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card.

  14. Goal!

    Goal! FC Halifax Town 0, Torquay United 1. Asa Hall (Torquay United).

  15. Kick Off

    First Half begins.

  16. Post update

    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Torquay97112071322
2Sutton United8521178917
3Woking105231712517
4Wealdstone105231920-117
5Maidenhead United105231517-217
6Eastleigh7421169714
7Hartlepool84221210214
8Stockport7412137613
9Solihull Moors7412115613
10Notts County84131411313
11Wrexham841387113
12King's Lynn104151624-813
13Bromley83321511412
14Altrincham10334912-312
15Aldershot93241312111
16Boreham Wood92347709
17Dag & Red822459-48
18Halifax814367-17
19Weymouth721468-27
20Barnet8215819-117
21Chesterfield92071517-26
22Dover9207624-186
23Yeovil9054813-55
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