Hawks outgunned by Fleet as Borough’s unbeaten home record ends

Matt Paterson was on the scoresheet for the Hawks but could not prevent his side from losing 4-1 at home to Ebbsfleet    Picture: Allan Hutchings
Matt Paterson was on the scoresheet for the Hawks but could not prevent his side from losing 4-1 at home to Ebbsfleet Picture: Allan Hutchings
Baffins Milton Rovers found it tough against Portland. Picture: Ian Hargreaves

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The Hawks suffered a 4-1 defeat against Vanarama National League South leaders Ebbsfleet United at Westleigh Park.

It was a second home reverse in a week for Lee Bradbury’s side, who couldn’t match the quality of the visitors.

The home side trailed to a 20th-minute Matt Godden header at half-time.

Jordan Parkes and Godden added further goals after the break, before Matt Paterson grabbed a late consolation goal for the Hawks.

Danny Haynes sealed the win for the visitors with a last-minute goal.

Gosport Borough’s unbeaten home record in the National League South came to an end this afternoon, following a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Margate.

Goals from Luke Moore and Freddie Ladapo put the visitors 2-0 up at Privett Park before Justin Bennett’s late consolation from the penalty spot.

Bognor upset the odds at Ryman League leaders Grays to record an impressive 2-0 victory on their travels.

Strike duo Jason Prior, from the penalty spot, and Alfie Rutherford were on target.

Petersfield Town’s tough start to life in the Southern League central division continued with a 4-0 defeat at home to Royston.

Luke Robins’ double, Scott Bridges and Liam McDevitt were all on target for the dominant visitors at Love Lane.

A single George Way goal was enough to give Moneyfields all three points against Bemerton Heath in the Wessex League premier divison.

Elsewhere, AFC Portchester suffered a frustrating afternoon, after coming from behind to take a 2-1 lead, thanks to an Alex Baldacchino double.

However, they could only walk away with a point against Blackfield and Langley after a late goal drew the visitors level.

Horndean continued their march up the table with an impressive 3-1 win against Lymington at Five Heads Park.

Goals from Robbie Tambling, Dan Woodward and Gary Austin gave the Deans a three-goal lead.

Even a late consolation for Lymington could not dampen the hosts spirits.