Dagenham dent Eastleigh’s play-off hopes

Former QPR forward Angelo Balanta, who now plays for Dagenham & Redbridge (PA Archive)
21:26pm, Tue 13 Apr 2021
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Dagenham dented Eastleigh’s Vanarama National League play-off hopes with a 2-0 win at Victoria Road.

The Daggers, who has lost their last three games, took the lead in the 23rd minute when former QPR frontman Angelo Balanta finished off a swift passing move.

Eastleigh, just three points off the play-offs, came close to an equaliser when defender Joe Partington saw his header from a corner saved.

Paul McCallum made it 2-0 when he headed past Spitfires keeper Joe McDonnell in the 64th minute.

Eastleigh defender Andrew Boyce nodded over from a free-kick as the Daggers closed out a welcome victory.

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