Last-gasp Joe Tomlinson penalty earns Eastleigh crucial win

Tomlinson converted after Eastleigh had had a goal disallowed.

Pa Sport Staff
Saturday 22 May 2021 17:19
Eastleigh boosted their chances of reaching the National League play-offs
Eastleigh boosted their chances of reaching the National League play-offs

An injury-time penalty earned Eastleigh a 1-0 victory over Boreham Wood in a major boost to their National League play-off hopes.

The Spitfires threw everything at their opponents in the final stages and were rewarded when the referee pointed to the spot, with Joe Tomlinson converting.

Boreham Wood hit the bar in the first half through Gus Mafuta, while Eastleigh had an 88th-minute effort ruled out for offside.

Eastleigh are among five teams within two points of each other in the race for sixth and seventh places, and crucially they have a game in hand on all their rivals.

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