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You can watch Aaron Tshibola's excellent finish, and also some great chances from defenders Matt Partridge and Niall Keown. Click here to watch the highlights from Monday afternoon's clash, while a report is available here.
Goalkeeper Alex McCarthy also returned to action, and put in a solid performance as he continues on his comeback trail from injury.
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