Defeat At Burnham

Defeat At Burnham

By Adam Dennehey
27 March
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Barkingside fell to a 3-2 defeat away to Burnham Ramblers yesterday, in an entertaining match at Leslie Fields.


Burnham took the lead through forward Adebolu Adeyemi on 24 minutes, before 'Side equalised through Josh Duyile on 38 minutes, as the sides went into half-time level.

With 20 minutes remaining Burnham took the lead for a second time, when Jack Walker scored.

Before the visitors even had time to think, Burnham extended their lead with a seconr goal from Adeyemi making it 3-1 on 74 minutes.

To their credit Steven Le Sage's mendidn't give up, as Duyile scored his second of the match on 76 minutes to maje it 3-2.

Despite a tense finish, 'Side couldn't grab an equaliser. The result leaves them in 8th place in the table, with Burnham creeping into 5th which is the final play-off spot.

The two sides return to action on Monday 4th April, when 'Side will be hosting Burnham at Cricklefields in the return fixture. Kick-off for that re-arranged match is at 7:45pm.

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