Dynamos come from behind to sink Rovers
Melbourn Dynamos 2 Bishop s Stortford Rovers 1 Under-11s Division Three MELBOURN maintained their 100 per cent record in a close game at Shepreth. Both teams gave little away in the early encounters but it was Rovers who took the lead after eight minutes
Melbourn Dynamos 2 Bishop's Stortford Rovers 1
Under-11s Division Three
MELBOURN maintained their 100 per cent record in a close game at Shepreth.
Both teams gave little away in the early encounters but it was Rovers who took the lead after eight minutes when a superb curling corner drifted into the goal.
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Panthers' reply was instant but some timely interceptions kept the Melbourn attack at bay.
On 19 minutes the Rovers 'keeper made a fine save from Sam Potterill and three minutes later George Storey skipped past two defenders and rounded the keeper only to see another timely tackle block his goal bound shot.
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The Melbourn midfield came out in determined mood at the start of the second half with Tommy Hollway always a threat down the Melbourn right and it was no surprise that he finished off a sweeping move on 35 minutes to make it 1-1.
Melbourn pushed forward from the restart and two minutes later Luke Eades was in the right place to tap home a deserved second goal for the Panthers after a loose ball fell kindly for him.
Despite never giving up, Rovers struggled to get past some resolute defending from man-of-the-match Ryan Lees and Lewis Chessum.
The Melbourn attack had three clear cut openings in the final few minutes but somehow failed to add to the score, Never the less a good all round team performance by all.