Luke Norris' first-half penalty sent 10-man Gillingham into round two of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy as they beat Stevenage 1-0 at the Lamex Stadium.
Norris converted from the spot in the 17th minute after Gills striker Cody McDonald was clumsily fouled by Boro goalkeeper Chris Day.
Day, who was lucky to escape punishment for an earlier tangle with Norris, was only booked.
Despite sitting 26 places apart in the league pyramid, the hosts created chances throughout. Former Gillingham midfielder Char...