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Southport v Hereford FC minute by minute updates and scores

By Ben Goddard

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Southport 1 Hereford 0
  • 10) Reagan Ogle's cross is met by Josh Gowling who fires his clearance off a forward and it is put on a plate for Zehn Mohhamed to fire home
  • Southport 1 Hereford 0
  • 45+1: Stephen Dawson thinks he's scored with an effort from 25 yards but Vincenti is judged have handled in the build-up and the goal is disallowed.
  • Southport 1 Hereford 1
  • 45+5: Reece Styche is brought down outside the box and referee Michael Barlow awards a penalty which Styche scores.
  • Southport 1 Hereford 1
  • 64) Dawson beat his man before being taken down by the goalkeeper although he was losing his feet it's a penalty.
  • Styche sees his spot-kick saved by Charles Albinson.
  • Southport 2 Hereford 1
  • 68) David Morgan with a curling effort which flew into the top corner, some strike.
  • Southport 3 Hereford 1
  • 81) The Bulls get caught on the break and Davarn Green turns Bodenham before rifling home across Hall and it the net.
  • Southport 3 Hereford 2
  • 88) Cullinane-Liburd's long throw bounces around the box and Kelsey Mooney is on hand to fire home.
  • ROLLING MATCH REPORT
  • Southport started well and their big side made the most of Reagan Ogle's long throw.
  • It was Ogle's cross which led to the opening goal, after being half-cleared by Josh Gowling it came back to Zehn Mohhamed to tap home.
  • Ryan Astles could have doubled his side's lead but sent his free header straight at Brandon Hall.
  • It took the Bulls until the 19th minute to respond when Peter Vincenti saw his effort deflected just over.
  • Hereford worked their way back into the tie and on the stroke of half-time Stephen Dawson thought he had fired his side level.
  • His thunderous shot from 20 yards had goalkeeper Charles Albinson beaten.
  • However, referee Michael Barlow disallowed the goal for a handball on Peter Vincenti in the build-up.
  • Moments after the re-start Reece Styche went down on the cusp of the box and Barlow pointed to the penalty spot.
  • Styche stepped up and put the Bulls level.
  • After the break Mohhamed almost had his second goal of the night, but sent his free header over.
  • Jack Sampson was next to go close for the hosts but also missed the target with his header.
  • Debuatant Dawson earned the Bulls a second controversial penalty on the 64th minute.
  • He gambled on a Southport mistake before beating his man and then looking to round the goalkeeper but losing his feet under pressure and a penalty was awarded.
  • Styche went the opposite way to the first half and saw his effort saved.
  • Southport made the Bulls pay for their penalty miss by taking the lead themselves.
  • Connor Woods beat his man before pulling it back for skipper David Morgan who netted with a fine finish.
  • The hosts sealed the points with a third goal with nine minutes remaining when they got caught on the break and Davarn Green beat Jack Bodenham before rifling home it the net.
  • Jordan Cullinane-Liburd's long throw dropped inside the box for Kelsey Mooney to tap home with three minutes left of the tie.
  • SCORE UPDATES
  • Hellenic League
  • Bishops Cleeve 0 Westfields 2
  • Herefordshire FA County Challenge Cup
  • Second Round
  • Kington Town 1 Wellington 3
  • Hereford Pegasus 11 Shobdon 0
  • STATS
  • Hereford: Hall, Thomas, Bodenham, Pope, Cullinane-Liburd, Gowling (c), Vincenti, Dawson, Styche, Pollock, Ash
  • Subs: Owen-Evans, Symons, Mooney, O'Sullivan, Liburd
  • Southport: Albinson, Ogie, Doyle, Mohhamed, Astles, Morgan (c), Russell, Wood, Woods, Sampson, Bauress
  • Subs: Glynn, Green, Parry, Homson-Smith, Hanford
  • PRE-MATCH
  • Welcome to live coverage from Southport as Hereford FC look to bounce back to winning ways in the National League North.
  • The Bulls have had a 10-day break since their last outing, a 3-2 defeat against Bradford (Park Avenue).
  • The Bulls sit in 8th coming into tonight's tie with three wins and four defeats on the road this season.
  • Southport sit in 12th with four wins, two draws and one defeat at home this season.
  • Tonight's game was originally scheduled for Saturday, but Southport's involvement in the FA Cup saw it postponed until tonight.
  • Southport went on to lose the home FA Cup game 3-1 to Altrincham.
  • The Bulls will welcome back strikers Rowan Liburd and Reece Styche from international duty for tonight's game.
  • New signing midfielder Stephen Dawson could also make his debut tonight, if the required clearances have been received.
  • Last season Southport did the double over Hereford winning 3-0 at Edgar Street and 1-0 at Southport towards the end of the season on a day when Hereford missed a penalty.

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