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VIDEO: National League Playoff Final tie confirmed as second club books place at Wembley

This season’s National League Playoff Final tie is now confirmed after Salford City came out on top and beat opponents Eastleigh to book at place at Wembley later this month.

The Ammies’ Carl Piergianni netted his 11th goal of the season through a header from Ibou Touray’s excellent cross.

Just before the half time whistle, the visitors’ Alex Wynter hit the bar with a half-volley from outside the box.

Eastleigh did eventually find that all important equaliser when Mark Yeates found Paul McCallum at the back post for his 27th of the season.

Despite many close chances for both sides, including a goal line clearance from Wynter in the dying minutes for Eastleigh, though no more goals could be scored in the 90 minutes and extra time, so it went to penalties.


Adam Rooney, MISSED – SALFORD 0-0 Eastleigh

Josh Hare, SCORED – Salford 0-1 EASTLEIGH

Liam Hogan, SCORED – SALFORD 1-1 Eastleigh

Jack McKnight, SCORED – Salford 1-2 EASTLEIGH

Danny Whitehead, SCORED – SALFORD 2-2 Eastleigh

Sam Matthews, MISSED – Salford 2-2 EASTLEIGH

Devonte Redmond, SCORED – SALFORD 3-2 Eastleigh

Paul McCallum, SCORED – Salford 3-3 EASTLEIGH

Ibou Touray, SCORED – SALFORD 4-3 Eastleigh

Chris Zebroski – MISSED – Salford 4-3 EASTLEIGH

Salford City will now play AFC Fylde in the playoff final at Wembley on the 11th of May.


Following the final whistle, fans took to reply on Salford and Eastleigh’s full time tweets – find out how they took the result on the next page.


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