Bottom club Torquay United won for the first time in the National League this season with an emphatic victory at home to Maidenhead.The hosts struck four times in the opening half to blow away their opponents as they recorded a first win of the campaign at the 14th attempt.Kick-off at Plainmoor was delayed by half an hour as Maidenhead were held up by traffic and Torquay wasted little time in asserting their dominance when play got under way.
Josh McQuoid headed in the opening goal after only four minutes, then Luke Young rifled the second into the bottom corner a mere eight minutes later.Rhys Murphy made it three from close range in the 21st minute before Jamie Reid made it a first half to forget for the visitors with a fourth Torquay goal a minute before the break.Maidenhead were improved after the interval, but could not even find a consolation as basement boys Torquay moved to within a point of second-bottom Solihull Moors.Match report supplied by the Press Association.Line-upsLive TextLine-upsTorquay30Dorel23Higgins6Gowling4LathropeSubstituted forGrayat 85’minutes3DavisBooked at 20mins5McGinty19Reid8Young12Evans13McQuoidSubstituted forMyrie-Williamsat 79’minutes39MurphyBooked at 69minsSubstituted forKeatingat 70’minutesSubstitutes2Efete10Keating17Gray20Osborn27Myrie-WilliamsMaidenhead United1Pentney3Steer4Odametey14PritchardSubstituted forSmithat 57’minutes8Comley5Massey11Barratt17CliftonSubstituted forMcKenzieat 72’minutes19UpwardSubstituted forHydeat 57’minutes23PetersBooked at 32mins24GoodmanSubstitutes6Inman10Hyde12McKenzie20Kilman25SmithReferee:Savvas YianniAttendance:1,567Live TextPosted at Match ends, Torquay United 4, Maidenhead United 0.Full TimePosted at 90′ Second Half ends, Torquay United 4, Maidenhead United 0.SubstitutionPosted at 85′ Substitution, Torquay United. James Gray replaces Damon Lathrope.SubstitutionPosted at 79′ Substitution, Torquay United. Jennison Myrie-Williams replaces Josh McQuoid.SubstitutionPosted at 72′ Substitution, Maidenhead United. Chinedu McKenzie replaces Adrian Clifton.SubstitutionPosted at 70′ Substitution, Torquay United. Ruairi Keating replaces Rhys Murphy.BookingPosted at 69′ Rhys Murphy (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card.SubstitutionPosted at 57′ Substitution, Maidenhead United. Jake Hyde replaces Ryan Upward.SubstitutionPosted at 57′ Substitution, Maidenhead United. Christian Smith replaces Harry Pritchard.Second HalfPosted at Second Half begins Torquay United 4, Maidenhead United 0.Half TimePosted at 45′ First Half ends, Torquay United 4, Maidenhead United 0.Goal!Posted at 44′ Goal! Torquay United 4, Maidenhead United 0. Jamie Reid (Torquay United).BookingPosted at 32′ Ryan Peters (Maidenhead United) is shown the yellow card.Goal!Posted at 21′ Goal! Torquay United 3, Maidenhead United 0. Rhys Murphy (Torquay United).BookingPosted at 20′ Liam Davis (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card.Goal!Posted at 12′ Goal! Torquay United 2, Maidenhead United 0. Luke Young (Torquay United).Goal!Posted at 4′ Goal! Torquay United 1, Maidenhead United 0. Josh McQuoid (Torquay United).Kick OffPosted at First Half begins.Lineups are announced and players are warming up.goal
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