Underwood Villa 1 Vs 3 Holbrook Sports
Saturday 12th January - Central Midlands League South
Holbrook Sports traveled away to Underwood follow on the back of 2 straight wins.
The Brookies started confident playing the ball around well, looked to have settled instantly. Ryan Fitzhugh put the brookies ahead after only 2 minutes of the whistle to give Holbrook a comfortable start. Brookies keeper Scott Whittingham substituted off after 12 minutes with injury, on came Sam Beardsley.
Isaac Anderson troubled the keeper several times but failing to hit the back of the net. Underwood looked to attack in spells and won a freekick on the edge of the area but sailed over the bar.
Holbrook continued to look comfortable but still wasn't out of first gear. Underwood shook the Brookies defense with a couple of strong attacks not mounting to much.
Second half Underwood was fast out the blocks bringing Sam Beardsley in to action early forcing 2 saves to deny the Underwood forward.
Pressure was building and although Holbrook had 5 1 on 1's they still failed to increase the lead. The Underwood right back equalized in the 74th minute. Not long after Aaron Coyle put the Brookies ahead for the second time from 20 yards.
Matt Pearce brought down the Underwood winger to stop an attack blooming which found him enter Wayne Gray's notebook.
Ryan Fitzhugh put the game to bed in the 93rd minute making the final score 1-3.
1 - Scott Whittingham
2 - James Toplis
3 - Matt Pearce
4 - George Johnson
5 - Jake Davis (C)
6 - Danny Mee
7 - Chris Dring
8 - Matt Brittle
9 - Isaac Anderson
10 - Ryan Fitzhugh
11 - Aaron Coyle
12 - Adam Dring
14 - Callum Holler
15 - Joe Taylor
16 - Sam Beardsley
17 - Adam Lillie
Ryan Fitzhugh (2, 93)
Aaron Coyle (78)
MOM - Ryan Fitzhugh