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Weymouth 1-0 Hartlepool United

Weymouth turned the form table on its head as they won for the first time in 10 matches against high-flying Hartlepool.

Pools, who went into the game on the back of four straight wins, had the first chances of the game, with Luke Armstrong seeing a near-post effort saved before goalkeeper Ethan Ross tipped away the in-form striker's header.

Nicky Featherstone flicked a header wide and Ross denied Hartlepool forward Rhys Oates before Weymouth took the lead five minutes before the break when Ollie Harfield's free-kick was powered home by the head of Josh McQuoid.

Gavan Holohan's acrobatic effort hit the side-netting and Oates dragged a shot wide when well placed as Hartlepool went in search of an equaliser in the early stages of the second half.

Dave Challinor made a triple substitution on the hour, with Luke Molyneux, Luke Williams and Mason Bloomfield coming on and the latter was immediately involved, forcing a fine save from Ross.

Molyneux lasted just 11 minutes before he was sent off for a high foot and the home side comfortably held on for a valuable three points.

Report by PA Media.

Line-ups

Weymouth

Formation 4-4-2

  • 29Ross
  • 6Ngalo
  • 8McCarthy
  • 21Mensah
  • 17Brooks
  • 10McQuoidSubstituted forRobinsonat 78'minutes
  • 18DallasBooked at 29mins
  • 24Revan
  • 26Harfield
  • 27LuqueSubstituted forMurrayat 66'minutesBooked at 79mins
  • 32Shields

Substitutes

  • 1Benfield
  • 2Camp
  • 16Robinson
  • 23Murray
  • 28Saydee

Hartlepool

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Killip
  • 23Sterry
  • 3Ferguson
  • 6SheltonSubstituted forMolyneuxat 60'minutesBooked at 69mins
  • 2Cass
  • 15Johnson
  • 5OdusinaBooked at 39minsSubstituted forEnigbokan-Bloomfieldat 60'minutes
  • 8Featherstone
  • 14Holohan
  • 11OatesSubstituted forWilliamsat 60'minutes
  • 29Armstrong

Substitutes

  • 9Enigbokan-Bloomfield
  • 10Molyneux
  • 12Grey
  • 18Williams
  • 22Crawford
Referee:
Matthew Russell

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Weymouth 1, Hartlepool United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Weymouth 1, Hartlepool United 0.

  3. Booking

    Cameron Murray (Weymouth) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Weymouth. Andy Robinson replaces Josh McQuoid.

  5. Dismissal

    Luke Molyneux (Hartlepool United) is shown the red card.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Weymouth. Cameron Murray replaces Joan Luque.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Hartlepool United. Luke Williams replaces Rhys Oates.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Hartlepool United. Luke Molyneux replaces Mark Shelton.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Hartlepool United. Mason Bloomfield replaces Timi Odusina.

  10. Second Half

    Second Half begins Weymouth 1, Hartlepool United 0.

  11. Half Time

    First Half ends, Weymouth 1, Hartlepool United 0.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Weymouth 1, Hartlepool United 0. Josh McQuoid (Weymouth).

  13. Booking

    Timi Odusina (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

  14. Booking

    Andrew Dallas (Weymouth) is shown the yellow card.

  15. Kick Off

    First Half begins.

  16. Post update

    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Torquay18123338172139
2Sutton United1593328161230
3Hartlepool189362620630
4Stockport168442517828
5Altrincham197662222027
6Halifax187563022826
7Solihull Moors148152013725
8Notts County157351913624
9Aldershot177372625124
10Maidenhead United157352121024
11Boreham Wood156541812623
12Wrexham167272119223
13Chesterfield167182821722
14Bromley156452419522
15Woking176472018222
16Dag & Red166371418-421
17Wealdstone176382637-1121
18Eastleigh155552119220
19King's Lynn165382134-1318
20Yeovil154562024-417
21Weymouth1733111831-1312
22Barnet1523101237-259
23Dover132110831-237
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