The only goal of the game came in the second half through Payne in Swindon’s victory in the England League Two, as they beat Salford 1-0 (0-0) away.
The first half was goalless, but straight after half-time, Jack Payne made his mark as he scored to give Swindon the lead.
It was Salford’s fourth game in a row without a win.
Salford have had a sluggish start to the season and have only two points from their first four games. Swindon are on seven points.
The last meeting 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 take on 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.