Payne scored the only goal of the game in the second half in Swindon’s victory in the England League Two, as they beat Salford 1-0 (0-0) away.

The game was the fourth in a row without a win for Salford.

The last outing between the teams ended in a 2-3 away win for Swindon in November 2019.

After this game in the England League Two, Salford will play Newport County (home) on 2021-08-28, Carlisle (away) on 2021-09-04 and Bradford (home) on 2021-09-11. Swindon play Mansfield (home) on 2021-08-28, Stevenage (away) on 2021-09-04 and Port Vale (home) on 2021-09-11.