2017/18 National League, Regular Season
  • Ben Fox (80')
  • Reece Grego-Cox (51')

Ben Fox's late strike sees Woking's winless run continue

Woking's run without a Vanarama National League win was extended to nine games after Ben Fox's fine late strike earned Gateshead a 1-1 draw.
Woking almost went ahead in the 24th minute when Anthony Cook spread the play wide to Reece Grego-Cox and he played the ball across the face of the goal but an unmarked Jonathan Edwards could not get a touch on the ball to turn it home.
And Edwards had another opportunity 10 minutes before the break when he turned a defender on the edge of the box but his effort went the wrong side of the post.
And in first-half stoppage time Charlie Carter fired over from close range after a goalmouth scramble caused panic in the Gateshead box but the goal Woking had been threatening came six minutes after the interval when Grego-Cox drilled the ball low into the left corner of the net.
The closest Gateshead came was when Woking defender Joseph Jones sliced a clearance narrowly wide of his own post before they drew level 10 minutes from time.
Fox met Scott Barrow's cross from the right and struck a superb half-volley into the net from 20 yards and moments later Barrow almost hit a winner but Nathan Baxter got down to save well.