Eastleigh steals a 2-1 win against Woking

WOKING. Eastleigh defeated Woking to win 2-1. A goal from D. Smith was decisive in the 90min.

Eastleigh steals a 2-1 win against Woking

WOKING. Eastleigh overcome Woking to win 2-1. A goal from D. Smith was decisive in the 90min. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was Eastleigh to strike first with a goal of D. Whitehall at the 65′. Then it was a goal in the 68′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, D. Smith gave the win to Eastleigh in the 90′ minute with a goal. Woking was surely better in terms of ball possession (61%).​

J. Loza received a red card (90′)​. This red card was one of the reason why Woking lost the match.

The match was played at the The Laithwaite Community Stadium stadium in Woking on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Paul Johnson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 18.7 degrees Celsius or 65.61 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 63%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 61 Ball Possession 39
  • 12 Total 9
  • 5 On Target 3
  • 7 Off Target 6
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 103 Attack 75
  • 84 Dangerous attack 42
  • 86 Ball safe​ 101
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 3
  • 1 Yellow Cards 5
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 1 Red Card 0
  • 3 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Woking had a superior ball possession 61% while Eastleigh was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Woking was more aggressive with 84 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 5 were on target. Still, Eastleigh succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.​

Woking shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target. Talking about the opposition, Eastleigh shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target.


Woking received 2 yellow cards (T. Champion and M. Diarra). Regarding the opposition, Eastleigh received 5 yellow cards (S. Smart, V. Harper, R. Flitney, B. Camp and D. Smith).

(Woking) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (90′).

Match Timeline

T. Champion- Yellow
S. Smart- sub ->J. Hesketh
J. Loza- sub ->J. Anderson
S. Nwabuokei- sub ->T. Johnson
S. Smart- Yellow
D. Whitehall(goal)
J. Roles(goal)
R. Flitney- Yellow
B. Camp- Yellow
D. Smith- Yellow
V. Harper- Yellow
M. Diarra- Yellow
B. Pitman- sub ->T. Barnett
N. Kabamba- sub ->R. Ince
N. Kabamba- sub ->R. Ince
J. Loza- Red
D. Smith(goal)


After this match, Woking will stay with 52 points to sit in the 15th place. Regarding the opposition, Eastleigh will have 45 points to remain in the 19th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the National League, Woking will play away against Chesterfield on the 15th of May with a 2-2 head to head record.

Eastleigh will host Grimsby Town on the 15th of May with a 4-0 head to head record in favor of Grimsby Town (1 draw).

Woking – Formation

The manager Darren Sarll decided to play with the following team: .


Woking made 4 changes: T. Johnson for S. Nwabuokei (61′), J. Anderson for J. Loza (61′), R. Ince for N. Kabamba (87′) and R. Ince for N. Kabamba (87′).

Eastleigh – Formation

Lee Bradbury played with: .


Eastleigh made 2 changes: J. Hesketh for S. Smart (61′) and T. Barnett for B. Pitman (82′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the National League.​