Story of the night: Hartlepool United 2-1 Eastleigh – Pools pick up first win of 2020
Hartlepool United secured their first win of 2020 as they beat Eastleigh 2-1 at Victoria Park on Tuesday evening.
After an uneventful first half, Pools took the lead through Gavan Holohan before Sam Smart levelled things up for the visitors straight away with a fine half-volleyed finish.
Mark Shelton restored the hosts’ lead with his first goal for the club which proved to be enough to secure the three points.
The win takes Dave Challinor’s side up to 13th in the National League table ahead of Saturday’s trip to Dover. Refresh the page and scroll through our blog to look through the events as they unfolded during the evening...