8 goal Non-league Day thriller at Imber Court
Mistakes from both sides lead to split of the points in a attack heavy display...
Basingstoke travel to Imber court this afternoon in this league tie. In front of their crowd Basingstoke became the threat as Argent was credited a free tap in as Chislet failed to clear from a free kick. The blues drew back level after a short period of time as the ball came in from a free kick Blackmore claimed the goal from a goalmouth scuffle, Linesman gives the goal which suspiciously looked like a foul.
Basingstoke had multiple chances from their main man Argent who had two or three goalscoring chances all put over the bar. Blues took the lead 10 minutes before the break as Mcadden made a low diving save only to be rebounded by Hippolyte from a tight angle. Blues add another to their tally after Hippolyte was gifted a free strike inside the area from Mcadden poor punch. With only a minute after blues goal Mcknight heads home from a cross to give Basingstoke some hope just before the break.
Half time: Met police 3-2 Basingstoke Town
After just 5 minutes from Basingstoke claim a penalty after Bennett tripped over the clumsy feet of Hippolyte. Dean Stow sent Williams the wrong way. Basingstoke take the lead after their penalty as Mcknight put in a threatening cross only to be turned in by Wright. Equalising goal for blues as Webb cross was headed into the centre by Blackmore only being hammered in by Mazzone. In the last kick of the game Akers puts the ball in the box Wright's header comes off the bar.
It's a share of the points after both team battled it out at the end, and the Blues extend their unbeaten run to 7 games in all competitions.