Liam Kennedy's player ratings: Two 7s for Hartlepool United players despite Maidstone defeat

Hartlepool United suffered their sixth home defeat of the season in the National League - but did anyone standout during the 2-1 loss to Maidstone United?

Sunday, 6th January 2019, 8:23 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 12:29 pm
Hartlepool United's Carl Magnay battles for the ball.

Our Pools writer Liam Kennedy has dished out his player ratings following the game at the Super 6 Stadium - scroll down and flick through our gallery to see who shone and who struggled.

Missed one or two crosses but one or two decent saves... 6
Inexperienced but settling into the side well. Goals were not from his side... 6

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Not his best day. Partnership with Anderson did not look solid in any way shape or form... 5
Both goals came down his side. Had a very poor day at the office... 5
An awful first half defensively was followed up with a barnstorming attacking second 45. A real chalk and cheese show... 6
Was very good going both ways. One excellent block in his own area and one or two shots from distance... 7
His distribution let him down a little on the day... 6
Full of endeavour right to the last, could not unlock the door, though... 6
Lively enough moving across the line supporting Cassidy, end product lacking a little... 6
Worked hard, as ever. Hit the bar with one outstanding effort from 25 yards... 7
A goalscoring return to the Hartlepool starting XI, could have added another with a late header. Won plenty of headers... 6
(For Josh Hawkes 63) Little to no impact off the bench playing in the No 10 role... 4
(for Carl Magnay 87)