LiveDanny Wright at the double as Forest Green Rovers see off Southport

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  • DANNY Wright's brace and a Yan Klukowski strike saw Forest Green Rovers defeat Southport 3-1 and stretch their unbeaten run to five games at the New Lawn this afternoon.
  • FGR 3 - Southport 1

4:57pm

Danny Wright's brace and a Yan Klukowski strike saw Forest Green Rovers defeat Southport 3-1 and stretch their unbeaten run to five games at the New Lawn this afternoon.

FGR 3 - Southport 1

4:54pm

90 mins - Magno Vieira replaces James Norwood

4:52pm

The fourth official indicates four minutes added time

4:40pm

Today's match attendance at the New Lawn is 1,118 with 76 travelling Southport fans

4:35pm

73 mins - James Norwood makes it a hat-trick of assists as his cross is clipped home by sub Yan Klukowski. FGR 3 Southport 1

4:34pm

71 mins - Sam Russell's torpedo kick falls to the fleet-footed James Norwood who strikes wide on the angle

4:25pm

64 mins - Danny Wright and Marcus Kelly trade passes with the latter dragging his shot wide

4:20pm

59 mins - Yellow card for Luke Oliver

4:20pm

58 mins - Anthony Barry fires wide following a sustained period of Forest Green dominance

4:11pm

48 mins - John O'Sullivan riffles home from 25 yards as the ball drops in from the underside of the bar FGR 2 Southport 1

4:06pm

Second half gets underway at the New Lawn

3:58pm

Stroud News and Journal:

Danny Wright bundles home to give Forest Green the lead.

 

Pic: Tom Wren

3:49pm

HT: FGR 2 Southport 0

3:48pm

45 mins - On the cusp of the break Yan Klukowski replaces Lee Hughes

3:47pm

The fourth official indicates one minute of added time

3:45pm

43 mins - Danny Wright sees his shot thunder the underside of the bar from a Marcus Kelly assist

3:34pm

32 mins - Danny Wright is a whisker away from his hat-trick, in a flowing move Lee Hughes lays the ball off to James Norwood but Wright fails to get any purchase on his attempted header

3:32pm

30 mins - Danny Wright bags his second of the game as he nods in off the post from James Norwood's flighted cross FGR 2 - Southport 0

3:27pm

26 mins - Southport look for a way back in the game with Scott Brown fizzing wide from outside the box

3:25pm

23 mins - James Norwood's deep cross to the back-post is knocked across the box by Lee Hughes for Danny Wright to riffle in at the second attempt

3:24pm

21 mins - Lee Hughes wins a corner from James Norwood's header

3:22pm

19 mins - Last-gasp Southport defending denies James Norwood a shooting opportunity

3:14pm

12 mins - Rovers survive a let off after Jared Hodgkiss, Dale Bennett and Sam Russell get three desperate blocks in on the line in a goal mouth melee

3:11pm

9 mins - FGR goalkeeper Sam Russell wins a free-kick after being fouled under a high ball

3:10pm

8 mins - James Norwood volleys over from a Lee Hughes assist

3:03pm

1 min - Marcus Kelly makes a surging run and fires his left-footed shot into Southport keeper Danny Hurst

3:02pm

The action gets underway at the New Lawn

2:33pm

FGR: S Russell, E Oshodi, J Hodgkiss, L Oliver, D Bennett, A Barry (c), M Kelly, A Bangura, D Wright, J Norwood, L Hughes

SUBS: Y Klukowski, M Vieira, E Asafu-Adjaye, J Walker, P White (GK)

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