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Dover Athletic
Solihull Moors
Full time
J Hylton (72'), D Wright (79')
Sat 15 Sep 15:00 - The Vanarama National League - Vanarama National League Attendance 823

Dover Athletic 0 Solihull Moors 2


Quickfire double seals all three points for Moors

Jermaine Hylton notched his first goal of the season to set Solihull Moors on their way as Tim Flowers’ men secured their third away victory of the campaign against Dover Athletic.

In a scrappy encounter at Crabble, Hylton’s 72nd minute opener was added to by Danny Wright as the Moors bounced back from two straight defeats in style.

The hosts had the first strike on goal as George Smith drove from the halfway line before striking low into the arms of Ryan Boot.

vs Dover Athletic - 15/09/2018
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Darren Carter’s floated free kick towards the back post found the head of Liam Daly whose header was comfortably collected by Mitch Walker as Moors had their first sighter.

Tim Flowers was forced into an early substitution as Luke Maxwell hobbled off - fellow Birmingham City loanee Corey O’Keeffe replaced the midfielder.

Walker was called into action as Kwame Thomas and Carter combined before the former unleashed an effort from the edge of the area that didn’t quite have the pace to trouble the 'keeper.

The hosts came to within inches of taking the lead as Kadell Daniel’s corner was attacked by the towering Ejiro Okosieme whose header clipped the top of the bar and went over.

As the half entered its latter stage, the Moors began to take more control of proceedings and had a claim for a penalty as Thomas’ cross looked to have bounced off the arm of Connor Essam, but referee David Rock waved play on.

Half-time: Dover Athletic 0 Solihull Moors 0

George Carline’s long throw weapon was used at every opportunity as he launched into Daly who was waiting in the middle, but the skipper for the day could only divert wide of the left post.

There was little goalmouth action to report in the opening 15 minutes of the second half, with former Moors midfielder Nortei Nortey forcing Boot into a low save that was tipped smartly to his left-hand side and away from danger.

Some expert hold-up play from Wright inside the penalty area resulted in the forward twisting and crossing low to Thomas who couldn’t quite squeeze the ball towards goal.

The Moors broke the deadlock as Carter’s header back into the box was pounced upon by Hylton who was left unmarked to fire past Walker in the Dover goal.

Just a few minutes later, that lead was doubled. A scramble on the edge of the penalty area fell to the feet of Wright who turned and accurately smashed into the bottom right corner of the net.

The hosts found chances few and far between as the quickfire double from Moors rapidly put them on the back foot. Substitutes Inih Effiong and David Smith linked up before the latter hit a low strike that was gathered by Boot.

Adi Yussuf replaced Hylton late on and could have added a third as he showed strength to turn his marker and force Walker into a smart save to tip around the post.

Boot expertly saved to prevent Dover from netting a consolation as he saved with his feet to thwart Effiong to preserve his clean sheet and confirm that all three points were to head back to Solihull.

Full-time: Dover Athletic 0 Solihull Moors 2

Moors: Boot (GK), Williams, Daly ©, Gudger, Osborne (Murphy 90), Carter, Hylton (Yussuf 85), Carline, Thomas, Maxwell (O’Keeffe 17), Wright.

Subs not used: Sweeney, Tibbetts.

Bookings: Carter 22, O’Keeffe 67

Attendance: 823 (26 Moors supporters)

Report by Luke Turner
Images by Tom King

Key moments

Goal Jermaine Hylton scores for Solihull Moors
Goal Danny Wright scores for Solihull Moors

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vs Dover Athletic - 15/09/2018
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90:00 Sub On
Jordan Murphy is substituted on for Solihull Moors
90:00 Sub Off
Jamey Osborne is substituted off for Solihull Moors
85:00 Sub Off
Jermaine Hylton is substituted off for Solihull Moors
85:00 Sub On
Adi Yussuf is substituted on for Solihull Moors
79:00 Goal 0 - 2
Danny Wright scores for Solihull Moors
72:00 Goal 0 - 1
Jermaine Hylton scores for Solihull Moors
67:00 Yellow Card
Corey O'Keeffe is yellow carded for Solihull Moors
End of period 1
22:00 Yellow Card
Darren Carter is yellow carded for Solihull Moors
17:00 Sub Off
Luke Maxwell is substituted off for Solihull Moors
17:00 Sub On
Corey O'Keeffe is substituted on for Solihull Moors
Start of the game
Replay game

As it happened

  • Dover Athletic
  • Solihull Moors
  • 0
  • Luke Maxwell Sub Off 17:00'
  • Corey O'Keeffe Sub On 17:00'
  • Darren Carter Yellow Card 22:00'
  • Corey O'Keeffe Yellow Card 67:00'
  • Jermaine Hylton Goal 72:00'
  • Danny Wright Goal 79:00'
  • Jermaine Hylton Sub Off 85:00'
  • Adi Yussuf Sub On 85:00'
  • Jamey Osborne Sub Off 90:00'
  • Jordan Murphy Sub On 90:00'

Team selection

Boot, Ryan Boot, Ryan
Williams, Tyrone Williams, Tyrone
Carline, George Carline, George
Thomas, Kwame Thomas, Kwame
Gudger, Alex Gudger, Alex
Daly, Liam Daly, Liam
Osborne, Jamey Osborne, Jamey
Carter, Darren Carter, Darren
Hylton, Jermaine Hylton, Jermaine
Maxwell, Luke Maxwell, Luke
Wright, Danny Wright, Danny
Solihull Moors

League round up

League table

# Team Pl Pts
1. Leyton Orient 46 89
2. Solihull Moors 46 86
3. Salford City 46 85
4. Wrexham 46 84
5. AFC Fylde 46 81
6. Harrogate Town 46 74
7. Eastleigh 46 74

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