1st - Report
Park loose out to Dorking
Park’s recent inconsistent form continued on Saturday as they suffered a 3-1 home defeat to fifth from bottom Dorking.
Five minutes in to the second half it was 3-0 to Dorking as Park lost the ball on the edge of the Dorking area a long ball down the middle cleared the Park back line for Fizgibbon to run on to and score from the edge of the box. Guscott fired wide as Park tried to respond. Chris Smith’s glancing header at the near post went wide of the far post before Wastell made a fine save with the Park defence once again beaten by a long ball downfield. Substitute Hall dragged a shot wide from 15 yards George Smith was denied in the act of shooting after good work by Hall. Park pulled one back on 70 minutes when Stafford’s corner was headed towards goal by David for Chris Smith to head home form close range. O’Sullivan’s cross was deflected behind as Park now began to exert some pressure on the Dorking back line. George Smith’s cross found Hall who shot wide before Guscott had a shot blocked. Lavery headed straight at the keeper from David Smith’s cross. Park’s final effort saw George Smith’s shot from the edge of the box go just over the bar.
This was a disappointing performance from Park after their convincing midweek victory. Park now face Molesey away on Tuesday before consecutive home games against Chessington & Hook Utd (17/3) and Banstead (20/3).
South Park: Wastell, O’Sullivan, Stafford, Robson, Guscott, David, David Smith, Wornham, Miles, Chris Smith, Lavery. Subs: George Smith, Hall, Gee.