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By Ben Goddard

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hereford 0 Gateshead 1
  • 62) Josh Kayode cuts inside and is unchallenged. Hits a low shot inside the box which hits the post and then flies off Hall and into the net.
  • Hereford 1 Gateshead 1
  • 66) Tom Owen-Evans cross is missed by everybody and Nicholson is on hand at the back post to slide home.
  • Hereford 2 Gateshead 1
  • 90+6: Jordan Nicholson gambles onto a loose pass pulls the goalkeeper out and gives it to Tommy O'Sullivan who takes a touch and slides it home.
  • ROLLING MATCH REPORT
  • TOMMY O'SULLIVAN scored an injury time winner as Russell Slade recorded his first win as Hereford manager.
  • AS IT HAPPENED
  • The visitors had the first chances with JJ O'Donnell seeing his first effort wide before heading over from close range moments later.
  • O'Donnell was handed another chance from a Nick Deverdics free-kick, but headed wide at the front post.
  • Next was Josh Kayode whose header forced Brandon Hall into a flying save.
  • It took 35 minutes for Hereford's first chance when Jordan Nicholson cut inside before shooting just wide.
  • Moments before the break Josh Kayode won the ball controversially from Josh Gowling and turned before seeing his effort saved by the leg of Brandon Hall.
  • Straight up the other end Nicholson saw his powerful effort fly just wide.
  • Loanee defender Jack Bodenham showed his skill going forwards as he put a cross in which was palmed by the goalkeeper off Reece Styche's head and over.
  • The visitors took a 62nd minute lead when Josh Kayode cut inside before sending his low shot off the post and back onto Hall and into the net.
  • They were ahead for just four minutes when the Bulls leveled after Tom Owen-Evans cross was missed by everybody and Nicholson was on hand at the back post to slide home.
  • Gateshead substitute Jordan Preston had a glorious chance to win the tie with nine minutes remaining but fired over inside the box.
  • And then in the 95th minute Jordan Nicholson capitalised on a loose pass before playing the ball back to O'Sullivan to slide home the winner.
  • TEAM NEWS
  • Attenance: 1,703 (20 away)
  • Hereford: Hall, Hodgkiss (O'Sullivan 72), Bodenham, Pope (Owen-Evans 57), Cullinane-Liburd, Gowling, Ash, Thomas, Styche (Liburd 68), Jagger-Cane, Nicholson
  • Subs: Symons, Maye
  • Gateshead: James, Nicholson, Barrow, Deverdics, Lees, Williamson, Tear, Agnew, Kayode, Olley, O'Donnell
  • Subs: Blackett, Guthrie, Preston, Nelson, Forbes
  • Gateshead's player manager Mike Williamson has started himself for tonight's game.
  • SCORE UPDATES
  • Wellington 1 Newent Town 1
  • PRE-MATCH
  • HEREFORD FC host Gateshead this evening looking to revenge their 3-0 defeat at Guiseley on Saturday.
  • Today will be manager Russell Slade's third match in charge with one defeat and one draw under his leadership so far.
  • Gateshead's league record coming into today's game is: won 4, drawn 5 and lost 1
  • Hereford's league record is: won 3, drawn 3 and lost 3
  • Gateshead sit in 8th while Hereford are in 16th, but are at least one game behind everyone else.

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