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Woking 2-1 Eastleigh

Eastleigh fell to their first defeat of the season at Woking.

The Spitfires went a goal behind on the stroke of half time against the run of play as Inih Effiong fired past Ross Flitney.

Ben Williamson hit the post and Chris Zebroski had a good chance to score when one-on-one. Defender Callum Howe also came close on his debut with a header that went just over.

After the break, the hosts doubled their advantage in the 53rd minute when Eastleigh's Gavin Hoyte turned the ball into his own net when trying to deal with a dangerous delivery from goalscorer Effiong.

Richard Hill's side were then awarded two penalties in quick succession in a frantic spell of action.

Williamson missed the first and then moments later Ross Stearn was brought down in the box. Ayo Obileye stepped up to score this time and pull a goal back for Eastleigh.

Eastleigh finished the game with ten men as Hoyte pulled up with an injury with all three substitutions having already been made.

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Woking 2 Eastleigh 1: Spitfires fall to first defeat

WOKING 2 EASTLEIGH 1. EASTLEIGH'S unbeaten start to the Vanarama National League season is over. A fatal combination of missed chances and wretched luck sent the Spitfires tumbling to a 2-1 defeat at Woking tonight. In a match jam-packed with drama, the Spitfires fell behind on the brink of half-time totally against the run of play.

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