Stanton Bridge v Broad Heath
23/10/14 Score 1-2
Scorers : Ronaldo and Amaan
Team: Ayub,Humayan,Rayne,Junior,Ronaldo (cap’t),Ibrahim and Amaan. Subs: Arjun and Devontay
Broad Heath continued their winning start to the season by securing a hard earned victory at Stanton Bridge.The team well led by Ronaldo started on the front foot and kept their opponents in their own half with constant attacks down both wings through Junior and Ibrahim,leaving Ayub in goal and Humayan and Rayne in defence as virtual spectators in the first half.
Eventually the pressure told and after some excellent dribbling skills from Ibrahim he passed the ball infield to Ronaldo who smashed the ball into the back of the net.Broad Heath continued to attack but half time came with the scoreline 1-0.
The second half was a different story as Stanton Bridge came to life and pinned back our own defence for long periods.Ayub made a super save to his left and was only able to watch as the ball hit the crossbar twice. Junior was injured after making a tackle and was replaced by Arjun.
Stanton Bridge finally equalised through a long range shot with Ayub trying hard to get across to save but wasn’t able to stop the ball from crossing the line into the goal.
This set up a grandstand finish and Broad Heath using Arjun’s skills on the left wing came back into the game and from a corner with only a couple of minutes to go Amaan saved the day by sweeping a half volley under the bar and nearly ripped the net from the goal with his powerful shot.
Man Of The Match: Ibrahim.