Result: Southport 3-0 Altrincham

Southport moved off the foot of the National League table after securing their first win of the season against Altrincham.

Gary Jones put Southport in front from the penalty spot after Mike Phenix was fouled in the box.

Liam Nolan then doubled the advantage with a finish from Paul Rutherford’s cross.

Connor McCarthy wrapped up the victory five minutes from time, following up a parried shot.

LINEUP, BOOKINGS (6) & SUBSTITUTIONS (5)

Southport

  • 01 Coughlin 
  • 02 Challoner 
  • 06 Foster 
  • 11 Jones (Joyce – 94′ )
  • 03 Beesley 
  • 08 Wright 
  • 16 Rutherford 
  • 04 Nolan 
  • 22 Phenix (Allen – 88′ )
  • 10 Bishop 
  • 17 Almond Booked (McCarthy – 83′ )

Substitutes

  • 07 Allen 
  • 14 Joyce 
  • 15 McCarthy 
  • 19 Viscosi 
  • 23 Cameron 

Altrincham

  • 17 Deasy Booked
  • 02 Densmore Booked
  • 06 Leather 
  • 08 Richman (O’Keefe – 4′ )
  • 03 Griffin Booked
  • 04 Moult 
  • 07 Lawrie 
  • 19 Crowther (Rankine – 58′ Booked )
  • 20 Sinnott 
  • 10 Reeves Booked
  • 18 Bowerman 

Substitutes

  • 09 Rankine 
  • 12 Heathcote 
  • 14 O’Keefe 
  • 15 Griffith 
  • 22 Parry 
Ref: Martin Coy
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