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Port Vale 1-3 Macclesfield

Two goals from Francis Green saw Macclesfield book their place in the FA Cup third round with a win away to fellow League Two side Port Vale.

Green opened the scoring in the ninth minute when he thumped home following Martin Gritton's header.

Louis Dodds briefly pulled Port Vale level from a Danny Glover cross before Green got his second goal of the night after a poor Luke Prosser backpass.

Gritton added a third in the last minute to secure their progress.


Port Vale: Anyon, Griffith, Collins (Prosser 27), Owen, McCrory, Richman (Glover 46), Brown, MacKenzie, Paul Edwards (Lawrie 83), Richards, Dodds.
Subs Not Used: Martin, Stockley, Howland, Thompson.

Booked: Griffith.

Goals: Dodds 71.

Macclesfield: Brain, Flynn, Morgan, Brisley, Hessey, Bell (Deen 75), Nathaniel Brown, Dunfield, Green, Gritton, Thomas (Evans 82).
Subs Not Used: Yeo, Walker, Jennings, Rooney, Reid.

Goals: Green 9, 73, Gritton 90.

Att: 4,684.

Ref: Jon Moss (W Yorkshire).

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