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Gillingham FC 1 – Lincoln City 1: Points shared at Mems Priestfield Stadium after draw

Gillingham FC plays a 1-1 draw at the beginning of a new League One season against Lincoln City. Today’s result, leave both teams on 1 point and sitting in 14th and 15th positions respectively, after their first match.

Lincoln City started strongly in the first half, with an early goal from Tayo Edun in the 4th minute. However, their celebrations were kept brief, as Danny Lloyd equalised for Gillingham FC just before half-time, to take a 1-1 lead into half time. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-1 at full time.

For Gillingham FC, Mustapha Carayol, Ben Reeves and Gerald Sithole, came on for Danny Lloyd, Olly Lee and Stuart O’Keefe. Lincoln City brought on Hakeeb Adelakun and Teddy Bishop, to replace Cohen Bramall and Lasse Sorensen.

There were bookings for Daniel Phillips and David Tutonda from Gillingham FC. For Lincoln City, Cohen Bramall and Tayo Edun saw yellow.

In the second round of action in the League One Gillingham FC will play against Plymouth Argyle away and Lincoln City will play against Fleetwood Town at home.

Technical card:
Gillingham FC: Tayo Edun, Cohen Bramall and Lasse Sorensen
Lincoln City: Danny Lloyd, Daniel Phillips, David Tutonda, Olly Lee and Stuart O’Keefe
Stadium: Mems Priestfield Stadium
Goals: Tayo Edun (0-1, min. 4) and Danny Lloyd (1-1, min. 44)

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