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Notts County 0-1 Eastleigh

Eastleigh boosted their National League play-off push with victory at out-of-form promotion hopefuls Notts County.

Ben House's goal in first-half stoppage-time settled the contest as 10th-placed Eastleigh moved on to 50 points, two behind a County side who have now dropped out of the top seven after suffering a third successive loss.

A closely-fought first half looked set to finish goalless until Eastleigh snatched the lead on the stroke of half-time through House, who fired home his ninth of the season following a well-worked corner routine.

County sought an immediate response after the break and Regan Griffiths forced Joe McDonnell into action with a shot from distance.

Jack Payne and Adam Marriott had chances to make things more comfortable for the Spitfires, but it mattered little as McDonnell saved a late effort from Jimmy Knowles to ensure the visitors held on for a valuable victory.

Match report supplied by PA Media

Line-ups

Notts County

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Slocombe
  • 23Chicksen
  • 24Lacey
  • 4Reeves
  • 13Rawlinson
  • 5TurnerBooked at 18minsSubstituted forO'Brienat 72'minutes
  • 16Kelly-Evans
  • 28GriffithsSubstituted forMillerat 72'minutes
  • 18Knowles
  • 9Wootton
  • 27KnightSubstituted forBoldewijnat 57'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Ellis
  • 6O'Brien
  • 8Doyle
  • 11Boldewijn
  • 29Miller

Eastleigh

Formation 5-3-2

  • 1McDonnell
  • 11SmartSubstituted forSmithat 90+1'minutes
  • 2Partington
  • 6Boyce
  • 5Bird
  • 3Green
  • 19HollandsSubstituted forHillat 86'minutes
  • 8Payne
  • 4Miley
  • 22MarriottSubstituted forBarnettat 78'minutes
  • 18House

Substitutes

  • 7Bell-Baggie
  • 9Smith
  • 10Barnett
  • 20Hill
  • 24Blair
Referee:
Simon Mather

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Notts County 0, Eastleigh 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Notts County 0, Eastleigh 1.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Eastleigh. Dan Smith replaces Sam Smart.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Eastleigh. Ryan Hill replaces Danny Hollands.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Eastleigh. Tyrone Barnett replaces Adam Marriott.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Notts County. Jim O'Brien replaces Ben Turner.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Notts County. Calvin Miller replaces Regan Griffiths.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Notts County. Enzio Boldewijn replaces Lewis Knight.

  9. Second Half

    Second Half begins Notts County 0, Eastleigh 1.

  10. Half Time

    First Half ends, Notts County 0, Eastleigh 1.

  11. Goal!

    Goal! Notts County 0, Eastleigh 1. Ben House (Eastleigh).

  12. Booking

    Ben Turner (Notts County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  13. Kick Off

    First Half begins.

  14. Post update

    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hartlepool361910754332167
2Sutton United33199555272866
3Torquay33196853312263
4Stockport341611752282459
5Wrexham341581148331553
6Halifax331581053431053
7Chesterfield321641244311352
8Notts County321571042301252
9Bromley341410105246652
10Eastleigh341311103733450
11Boreham Wood34101594035545
12Aldershot33135154447-344
13Dag & Red34127153443-943
14Solihull Moors32126143638-242
15Yeovil32126144649-342
16Maidenhead United30118114342141
17Altrincham35118163746-941
18Wealdstone3396184473-2933
19Woking3288163143-1232
20Weymouth3386193652-1630
21King's Lynn3276193868-3027
22Barnet3145222573-4817
23Dover00000000
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