Daggers hit back late on to share the spoils

Dagenham & Redbridge v Gateshead – Vanarama National League – The Chigwell Construction Stadium – Report

Dagenham & Redbridge 2-2 Gateshead

Super sub, Junior Morias snatched a dramatic last-minute equaliser as Dagenham & Redbridge recovered a two-goal deficit to share the Vanarama National League spoils with Gateshead at the Chigwell Construction Stadium.

Gateshead roared into a 2-0 lead inside twelfth first-half minutes through Paul Blackett and Adam Campbell. However, PaulMcCallum gave the Daggers hope by halving the visitors’ lead before half-time.

Morias provided the last-gasp drama with time running out. Dagenham & Redbridge return to Vanarama National League action on Saturday, August 13 when they face Woking at the Kingfield Stadium (3pm).

Dagenham & Redbridge: Justham, Hare, Onariase (Longe-King 46′), Johnson, Weston, Mussa (Sagaf 56′), Rance (Morias 66′), Robinson (Capt), Vilhette, McCallum, Walker Subs not used: Tavares, Ling, Longe-King

Gateshead: Montgomery, Tinkler, Storey, Magnay, Pye (Richardson 38′), Bailey, Ward, Olley, Martin (Harris 60′), Campbell, Blackett (Hasani 66′) Subs not used: Forbes, Allan

Referee: Paul Johnson
Assistants: David Harrison and Laurentiu Hantea
Fourth Official: Joseph Dann-Pye

Brian Jeeves

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