Eastleigh v Dover Athletic

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Date Time League Season
17th March 2020 7:45 pm National League 2019-2020

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Whites are back to National League action this weekend following a ten-day break.

Andy Hessenthaler‘s men travel to Hampshire on Saturday in good form, having won three of their previous four league games, A run that has moved Athletic up to ninth on the league table, one point outside the top seven.

Eastleigh were in action at the Silverlake Stadium on Tuesday evening, coming back from two goals down at the break to draw 2-2 against AFC Fylde, extending their unbeaten home run to three matches.

Ben Strevens‘ men had started February with a 2-0 home win against Woking, following a goalless draw at home to Aldershot Town.

The Spitfires last away match, at Maidenhead United on Saturday 25th January, ended in a 2-0 defeat.

EASTLEIGH PLAYER TO WATCH

Visiting fans will recognise one of the Eastleigh attack on Tuesday night.

Former Whites striker James Alabi, who signed on loan for the Spitfires from Leyton Orient in January, scored his first goal for the Hampshire side last month against Fylde.

 

You can view Eastleigh’s full squad list below. (Credit Eastleigh FC for photos)

CONNECTIONS

A couple of Dover’s squad will be familiar with their surroundings when the sides take to the pitch on Saturday.

Oscar Gobern played 44 times for Eastleigh last signing prior to signing for Whites last summer.

Jai Reason made over 100 appearances for the Spitfires during his time at the Silverlake Stadium from 2014-17.

Manager Andy Hessenthaler spent 18 months at Eastleigh, joining initially as assistant in April 2017, before moving into the manager’s position later that same year.

TOP SCORERS

Inih Effiong is Dover’s top goalscorer with 13 goals so far this season, with Danny Hollands and Tyrone Barnett both tied on 10 league goals at the top of Eastleigh’s league scoring charts this campaign.

TEAM COLOURS

For those wanting to wear the same shirts as the players on Saturday, Dover will be wearing their white tops.

EASTLEIGH WEBSITE

www.eastleighfc.com

MATCHDAY PRICES

Adult:  £15
Concessions (60 & over):  £10
Junior (12-16):  £2
Student (17-21):  £5
Under 11:  Free

DIRECTIONS TO THE SILVERLAKE STADIUM

www.eastleighfc/theclub

COVERAGE

If you can’t make the match you can follow on the action on Twitter @DAFCLiveText.  Coverage starts shortly after 2 pm.

SATURDAY’S OTHER NATIONAL LEAGUE FIXTURES (Kick-off 3 pm unless stated)

AFC Fylde v Maidenhead United
Aldershot Town v Boreham Wood
Barnet v Harrogate Town
Barrow v Dagenham & Redbridge
Ebbsfleet United v Chorley
FC Halifax Town v Sutton United
Notts County v Woking
Solihull Moors v Hartlepool United
Stockport County v Bromley
Wrexham v Torquay United
Yeovil Town v Chesterfield (5:20 pm)

Eastleigh FC

1Max Stryjek Goalkeeper
2Joe Partington Defender
3Mike Green Defender
4Rob Atkinson Defender
6Andrew Boyce Defender
7Jack McKnight Midfielder
8Jack Payne Midfielder
9Scott Rendell Forward
10Tyrone Barnett Forward
11Sam Smart Midfielder
12Callum Baughan Defender
13Ross Flitney Goalkeeper
14Tom Bearwish Forward
15Alex Wynter Defender
16Ben Scorey Midfielder
17Cav Miley Midfielder
18James Alabi Forward
19Danny Hollands Midfielder
20Lewis Waterfield Midfielder
21Lewis Beale Midfielder
22Jake Scrimshaw Forward
23Udoka Godwin-Malife Defender
5Aden Baldwin Defender
 

First Team Manager: Ben Strevens

Dover Athletic

1Yusuf Mersin Goalkeeper
2Josh Passley Defender
3Bobby-Joe Taylor Midfielder
5Kevin Lokko Defender
6Will De Havilland Defender
7Jai Reason Midfielder
8Michael Woods Midfielder
9Inih Effiong Forward
10Nassim L’Ghoul Midfielder
11Jack Munns Midfielder
12Ricky Modeste Midfielder
13Lee Worgan Goalkeeper
14Ade Yusuff Forward
15Kurtis Cumberbatch Midfielder
16Paul Rooney Defender
18Oscar Gobern Midfielder
19Steven Rigg Forward
21Anthony Jeffrey Forward
23Shadrach Ogie Defender
24Ashley Maynard-Brewer Goalkeeper
25Dominic Poleon Forward
26Aaron Simpson Defender
 

First Team Manager: Andy Hessenthaler

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Officials

RefereeReferee's AssistantsFourth Official
Lloyd WoodBenjamin Williamson
Shaun Farrer
Andy Bennett

Ground

The Silverlake Stadium
Stoneham Ln, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO50 9NW, UK