IN PICTURES - Sutton United 3 Harrogate Town 1: Advertiser player ratings

Harrogate Town suffered a first defeat in four National League outings when they lost out 3-1 on the road at Sutton United on Saturday.

Monday, 2nd December 2019, 11:35 am
Updated Monday, 2nd December 2019, 11:39 am
Jack Muldoon battles for possession at Gander Green Lane.

Here's an assessment of how Simon Weaver's players performed on what was a disappointing afternoon in South London. PICTURES: MATT KIRKHAM

James Belshaw 6. Beaten three times and could maybe have done better with the second goal, scored from some way out. Made a few key punches from deliveries into the box.
Ryan Fallowfield 6. Had space to push into high up the pitch in the first half. Showed good positional sense to stop Town going 2-0 down the break, but was guilty of switching off for Sutton's opener.

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Will Smith 6. Missed a good chance in the air that would have put his side ahead and, like fellow centre-half Connor Hall, was exposed too often.
Connor Hall 6. Saw a second-half header cleared off the Sutton goal-line, however this was not one of his most convincing defensive displays.
Mitch Hancox 6. The on-loan left-back had a couple of opportunites to deliver into the home box, but was unable to conjure up any chances for his team-mates.
George Thomson 6. His set-piece delivery was not at its usual quality, though he almost equalised with a well-hit volley that was blocked.
Josh Falkingham 6. A few misplaced passes early on, but was the main driving force as Town tried to level at 1-0 down. Eventually forced the equaliser with tenacity and a composed finish.
Jack Emmett 7. ADVERTISER STAR MAN. Full of running in the middle of the park and looked Town's most creative outlet. Had a penalty appeal turned down at 1-0.
Jack Diamond 6. Looked quite lively early on without ever really managing to get at the Sutton defence. Replaced after 65 minutes.
Jon Stead 7. Replaced the injured Mark Beck up top and was picked out by boss Simon Weaver after the match as a stand-ou performer. Battled well in the air and helped set up Town's equaliser with a flick-on.
Jack Muldoon 6. Struggled to get on the ball and hurt Sutton. Looked frustrated by a lack of service.