Manor Colts YFC
Manor Colts YFC
U13 Black
Badshot Lea Titans A

Away | 30 September 2017

Match Report

FS Badshot Lea Titians A 3-2 Manor Colts Black. HT Badshot Lea Titians A 1-2 Manor Colts Black. 

The Blacks travelled to Badshot, for their first away game of the season. For the opening 10 minutes of the first half, both teams battled for possession and struggled to break the opposite defence down. Then on the 12th minute, as the Blacks were breaking out from defence, a loose ball stolen by Badshot, enabled them to break through, and open the scoring 1-0. For the next 10 minutes, the game remain even, but chances were now starting to be created at both ends. A superb long ball forward, played Josh one on one, with only a last ditched tackle to stop him. On the 25th minute, the Blacks were awarded a free kick, in a superb crossing position. Alfie stepped up, fired the cross in, which beat everyone and rolled into the next, 1-1. After this, the Blacks were dominate for the rest of the half. Forcing Badshot into numerous problems. Then with a minute left of the half, after high pressing. Charlie G intercepted the ball inside of the Badshot half, and played a superb through ball, to put Josh through one on one. Josh finished coolly, to give the Blacks a 1-2 lead. Resulting in a HT score of Badshot Lea Titans 1-2 Manor Colts Black.

The second half opened and remained the same as the first, very level with both teams battling for possession. On the 45th minute, a miss hit cross, gifted Badshot a goal back into the game, 2-2. After this, the Blacks upped the pressure, countering effectively, with Josh causing numerous problems up front. The Blacks had numerous half chances at goal, but there best chance was taken away, when the Badshot keeper handled outside his box, but nothing was given. Down the other end, Henry G fine saving routines, was protecting the Blacks, smothering any Badshot chance. The Black almost forced Badshot into a mistake, when the GK sliced his clearance back towards his goal, but recovered just in time. In the last 5 minutes, the Blacks were awarded a free kick, on the left wing, deep inside Badshot's half. Charlie G's superb crossed, was inches away from being tapped in. With second left on the clock, a quick Badshot counter, saw a superb goal line clearance by the Blacks. Only to be meet with a very questionable penalty decision, after a dive in the box. Resulting in a Badshot penalty, and a 3-2 score line. FT Badshot Lea Titans A 3-2 Manor Colts Black. 

A very tough result to take, but lots of positives to take out of the game. 

We wish Shaun and Badshot Lea, all the best for this seasons campaign. 

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