Last Sunday we played our first pre-season friendly away at Thackley in lovely warm conditions.
The following was the squad that played the game:-
We went in at half time 2-0 down from two individual errors but despite the scoreline we had at least 5 clear cut chances and we also missed a penalty. The goalkeeper made two cracking saves, one from Joseph and one from a great Jack free kick. In additon we had an effort cleared off the line and there was nearly an own goal with the defender’s header coming off the side of the bar.
We continued to create plenty of chances with Geno, Nathan and in particular Jacob going close. Then we go back into the game with a great free kick by Jack. We were then in the ascendency with Andrew nearly converting a smart Jack flick. At the other end Evan, Geno and Marcus were looking secure. However from a Thackley breakaway they scored making the score 3-1 with a well executed finish. Back we came with a first time cross from Felix being met by Jacob who fired inches wide. Then from our third consecutive corner by Nathan, Jack flicked the ball on for Felix to fire home. We continued to bombard the Thackley area but just couldn’t find the equaliser.
Man of the Match: Geno
A great workout for the boys in testing conditions.