Mold Slump To Opening Day Defeat
A sloppy start cost Mold the 3 points
A poor first half cost The Alex 3 points on the opening night of the Welsh National Premier Divison campaign.
From the opening whilstle Fc Nomads looked like they wanted to avenge last weeks defeat more than the home side wanted to take the 3 points.
The games first goal came as hopefully ball into the box seen the centre forward challenge goalkeeper Mark Askey for the ball in from what seemed an offside position the ball dropped kindly for Ant Dunvanley to trickle the ball home despite the attempts to stop
It on the line. It was soon 2:0 when Mold's sloppy play gave the ball away that allowed the Fc Nomads midfield to release forward Danny Wynne who made no mistake to make it 2:0
Mold were really struggling with a lack of tempo ,energy,sloppy passing and wrong decisions cost the home side possession and confidence . They didn't manage to get them selves a lifeline when Callum Freeman (sponsored by Pro-Tow Trailers and Transport ) raced on to an Aled Reece flick on, he lifted the ball over the defenders head before Cooley slotting past the visitors keeper.
Lifeline soon taking away when again slopppy play gave away a free kick. The home side defence completely switched off to the second ball and Ant Dunvanley tucked the ball home with all the time and space he wanted. 3:1
Halftime change seen Club captain Rhys Nash (sponsored by Craig Hughes ) introduced and the Mold Alex performance improved to although they were still lacking confidence on the ball and many simple passes going a stray.
Mold had chances to get back into the game with Matty Lewis and Rhys Nash going close from header on both occasions the visiting keeper made two great saves. With Mold Huffing and puffing looking for a goal Fc Nomads looked dangerous on the breaking with Mark Askey making a great save one on one with the centre forward.
Mold up there efforts to get back in the game as the clock ticked down and found a way back in when a good passing move found Aled Recce who's effort was well saved only for the ball to arrive at feet of Callum Freeman (sponsored by Pro-Tow trailers and transport who twisted and turned and then duely tucked the ball home to reduce the arrears. With little time remaining Mold agin pushed looking for an equaliser the closet they came was from an Andreas Econmidies (sponsored by Elwyn Roberts painter and decorator) free kick which grazed the bar but it wasn't to be Mold's night at the referee blew the final whistle 3:2 to the away.
A dissapointing start to campaign as a very poor first half cost Mold any chance of getting anything from the game. A much needed improvement needed for a tough trip away to Saltney Town on Wednesday night