Ilkeston Town v Lancaster City updates from 3pm.
There are only two points between the teams.
Lancaster are higher placed and have a game in hand.
Ilkeston will be hoping to continue their recent unbeaten run of five matches.
Here are today’s teams –
Ilkeston Town:
1 Yates, 2 Perch, 3 Parker, 4 Minkley, 5 Marshall T, 6 Cox, 7 Starkie, 8 Eratt-Thompson, 9 Cursons, 10 Meikle, 11 Walker.
Bench : 12 King, 14 Dixon, 16 Wafula, 17 Marshall A, 18 Loughlan.
Lancaster City:
1 Mendes, 2 Bailey, 3 Brownhill, 4 Christian, 5 Barnes, 6 Cowperthwaite, 7 Evangelinos, 8 Carroll, 9 Lawson, 10 Norris, 11 Bailey.
Bench : 12 Connelly, 14 Clarke, 15 Elewa-Ikpakwu, 16 Kilifin, 17 Jarvis.
Ilkeston won at Lancaster earlier in the season, but City have improved since then. Ilkeston welcome back Lyndon Meikle for today’s match. It’s starting to rain as we approach kick-off.
Ilkeston are in red and white, City in all yellow.
Peep! Off we go with Ilkeston attacking the clocktower end.
GOAL for Ilkeston. It’s Luke Cox with the scoring touch from Sam Parker’s corner. 1-0. 11 mins.
Before that, City had the ball in the net following a strong start with two corners. But it was disallowed and it’s Ilkeston who lead.
City have another goal disallowed.
But now they do score. David Norris nets from close range . 1-1, 20 mins.
And another for Lancaster. They go in front through Sam Bailey who finds the corner of the net with a great finish. 1-2. 21 mins.
City are a scoring machine! It’s not looking good for Ilkeston.
A chance for Ilkeston is not taken as Tom Cursons shoots over.
Good solo effort by Ben Starkie, taking the ball up the field on his own and firing too high.
Ilkeston are trying but City are solid at the back.
Half Time: Ilkeston Town 1 Lancaster City 2.
[HT: Derby 0 Shrewsbury 0]
ITFC have issued a correction regarding their first half goal. They say Sam Parker scored with his corner kick. No one else glanced it in.
GOAL for City. Bailey scores again. 1-3, 48 mins.
Cursons to Walker – shot saved by Mendes.
Alex Marshall replaces Callum Minkley.


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