Friendly V Potters Bar – 15th April
Potters bar are from the Herts League and are currently 6th in their league.
Subs – Zac, Elliott Ross, Matteo and 2 new players George [keeper] and Dayo
East Thurrock played this friendly on this nice sunny but cold day, at the unusual time for them of 1.30.
East Thurrock attacked from the start, a cross from Brandon
flew over Calllum’s head who chased the ball and was able to pass for Ryan to see his shot fly over the bar on 2 minutes. 4 minutes later Jacob cross to Tarran was headed into the keeper’s hands the ball went down the other end but Nobel strength was too much for the attacker and Nobel was able to control and take the ball on before passing the ball to his team mate.
First corner was on 10 minutes for East Thurrock, Ryan took the corner putting the ball to the back post Jacob knocked it down for the keeper to push over the bar. East Thurrock 2nd corner in 2 minutes resulted in the ball been cleared by Potters, for a foul to be given to East Thurrock due to a push on Tom. John stepped up to take the free kick just outside their box. The ball hit the right hand post and flew into the goal. GOAL 12 MINUTES.
Jacob had a couple of shots over the next few minutes, one header going just wide of the post.
Subs made on 23 minutes –Callum off Ross on straight swap, John off Elliott on straight swap, Brandon
off Zac on straight swap, Tommy off Matteo on.
On 26 minutes Potter’s Bar got a corner from a foul from Tarran, the corner was headed in GOAL 1-1
A great pass to Ross on 31 minutes saw Ross control the ball to lay it back to Ryan who unfortunate mis-kicked the ball for a throw in for Potters.
Jacob saw his long range shot on 32 minutes go just right of the post. East Thurrock were awarded another free kick after a foul on Jacob, Ryan took the kick Tarran sent the ball wide of the post. On 35 minutes Tarran had another great chance after a great turn on the ball, again his shot going wide.
Jacob finished off the half with another long range shot that the keeper was unable to catch sending the ball over the bar for a corner to East Thurrock. First Half finishes 1-1
Another long range shot was again that hit the bar was then pushed over by the Potters keeper, Ryan’s corner was headed down by Elliott who was unlucky not to score for it.
42 minutes saw new keeper George come on for Ben.
SUBS- Nobel off john on straight swap, Ryan off Callum on at left back.
48 minutes- SUBS- Tom off Dayo on, Matteo off injured Brandon
on. Tarran off Tommy on.