With heart stopping moments, this match provided a full 70 minutes of brilliant football
The whistle blew and the Jets meant business, an early shot from Finlay was saved by the Goalie. Gabby & Toby pulled up the defensive line, Zach & Connor made the pitch as wide as possible. Matt V & Evan were ready to meet the ball and drive forward. Toby made a thorough ball to Ben who knocked the ball to Lewis - a lovely finish 0-1.
Jets took a corner, Zach pushed the ball back Finlay turned it to goal only for the keeper to send it straight back out.
After a heavy tackle in the box the ref awarded the Jets a penalty - Gabby stepped up to take - he scored. 0-2
Matt D attacked crawley 's centre straight away - he went straight to goal but couldn't get the shot away.
The Jets needed a change of Goalie - Ollie retired with an injury so Matt D put on the gloves.
Crawley were awarded a free kick, matt v & Connor stood tall as the wall Matt D sprung to action and saved the shot.
Charlie B received the ball he found Evan who battled through midfield and crossed the ball Ben using his head 0-3.
Crawley broke through and got a shot away - 1-3
Jay battled hard on the wing, pinged the ball to Matt V who sailed the ball across the pitch in a perfect switch of play towards the goal Charlie S took off on top speed but couldn't quite connect with the ball.
Half time 1-3
The second half started and Matt V, Evan & Toby showing a brilliant display of 1-2's & over laps. Finlay tried for another shot it went over the bar. Evan attacked the goal kick and put in a cross Ben went to goal but the keeper saved it on the line.
Gabby took a free kick, Evan whipped the ball towards the goal it crept over the bar.
Crawley made 2 quick attacks when our guard was down - 2-3 & 3-3.
Matt V took a free kick it clipped the wood work.
The whole team pushed hard into Crawley's half and boxed them in. The ball bounced around and Toby smashed the ball across the line from the edge of the 6 yard box. 3-4
Mid field put on another fine display of team work - Ollie battle & kept the ball, finlay drove to the goal , Matt V took a shot he hit the post & Ben was on hand he buried the in the back of the net. 3-5
Crawley took a chance that was presented after a scramble in the box 4-5
Final whistle blew 4-5.
It was a well played tight match, man of the match goes to Gabby for all the positive communication while holding the back line.