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Hull City 1-1 Gillingham

Substitute Olly Lee kept Gillingham in the hunt for a play-off place with a second-half equaliser in the draw at top-of-the-table Hull.

Lee cashed in on defensive hesitancy with a powerful close-range finish after 67 minutes.

Hull had appeared to have subdued Gillingham's rough-and-ready approach once Tom Eaves scored against his former club.

Eaves headed home Mallik Wilks' high cross from the left of the six-yard box after just nine minutes.

The Hull striker nearly scored a second later in the first half when he flicked George Honeyman's neat cross on to the outside of the left post.

Grant McCann's side also struck the crossbar after 58 minutes following Jacob Greaves' wasteful header inside the six-yard box.

Gillingham were robust opponents from kick-off and might even have taken an early lead when Vadaine Oliver hit the base of the left-hand post after five minutes.

Hull still had several chances to extend their lead - most notably when Keane Lewis-Potter dragged and effort wide late on.

Their profligacy in front of goal was costly as they succumbed to the visitors' relentless aggression which led to Lee's instinctive equaliser.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Hull

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 13Ingram
  • 2Coyle
  • 15JonesSubstituted forMcLoughlinat 90+3'minutes
  • 24GreavesBooked at 37mins
  • 3Elder
  • 18Slater
  • 33Docherty
  • 7Wilks
  • 10Honeyman
  • 19Lewis-Potter
  • 9EavesSubstituted forScottat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Long
  • 11Scott
  • 12Emmanuel
  • 17McLoughlin
  • 20Crowley
  • 34Jones
  • 40Salam

Gillingham

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Bonham
  • 2Jackson
  • 5Tucker
  • 3Ogilvie
  • 21O'ConnorBooked at 90mins
  • 10GrahamSubstituted forSamuelat 85'minutes
  • 8Dempsey
  • 4O'KeefeBooked at 64mins
  • 16MacDonaldBooked at 71minsSubstituted forMcKenzieat 82'minutes
  • 19Oliver
  • 15AkindeSubstituted forLeeat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Willock
  • 9Samuel
  • 11Lee
  • 12Bastien
  • 14McKenzie
  • 17Johnson
  • 23Woods
Referee:
Martin Coy

Match Stats

Home TeamHullAway TeamGillingham
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home14
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home11
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Hull City 1, Gillingham 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Hull City 1, Gillingham 1.

  3. Post update

    Dominic Samuel (Gillingham) hits the left post with a left footed shot from very close range. Assisted by Vadaine Oliver.

  4. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Vadaine Oliver (Gillingham) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ryan Jackson.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Regan Slater (Hull City).

  6. Post update

    Stuart O'Keefe (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Booking

    Thomas O'Connor (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  8. Post update

    Keane Lewis-Potter (Hull City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Thomas O'Connor (Gillingham).

  10. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Connor Ogilvie (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Hull City. Sean McLoughlin replaces Alfie Jones because of an injury.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Hull City. Conceded by Jack Bonham.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Alfie Jones (Hull City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by George Honeyman.

  14. Post update

    Callum Elder (Hull City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Dominic Samuel (Gillingham).

  16. Post update

    Mallik Wilks (Hull City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Connor Ogilvie (Gillingham).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Gillingham. Dominic Samuel replaces Jordan Graham.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Keane Lewis-Potter (Hull City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by George Honeyman with a cross.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Vadaine Oliver (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Ryan Jackson with a cross.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hull382171063313270
2Peterborough372161065372869
3Sunderland361813555272867
4Lincoln City371881155401562
5Portsmouth361771253391458
6Blackpool351691044321257
7Doncaster35176125345857
8Oxford Utd37168135143856
9Charlton371511115450456
10Gillingham38167155450455
11Ipswich36167133937255
12MK Dons38159145552354
13Accrington36158134951-253
14Crewe36149134446-251
15Fleetwood371311134132950
16Plymouth381310154960-1149
17Shrewsbury351113114041-146
18Burton36118174661-1541
19Swindon37114224465-2137
20Northampton3899203254-2236
21Wimbledon36812163659-2336
22Wigan3798203964-2535
23Bristol Rovers3897223660-2434
24Rochdale36711184667-2132
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