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CPD Llangoed 6 - CPD Glantraeth 2

CPD Llangoed 6 - CPD Glantraeth 2

By Paul Evans
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Difficult away game ends in defeat...

CPD Glantraeth travelled to Tyddyn Paun, Llangoed for the first away fixture of the season. With 6 new faces in the squad for game it was another opportunity to look at new faces as the club rebuilds.

First Half
The game got underway and it was Llangoed who started the brighter and were in the lead within one minute when the CPD Glantraeth disco dwelled on the ball and the striker calmly finished. (Llangoed 1 - CPD Glantraeth 0, 2 minutes). With CPD Glantraeth trying to settle on the ball they were again caught out on the and with keeper Sam Thomas spilling a low shot which was finished from close range. (Llangoed 2 - CPD Glantraeth 0). CPD Glantraeth managed to settle into the game after the initial shaky start. In the 7th minute Rhys Griffith turned the ball wide from a corner. Both teams seen a lot of the ball as the half progressed with some half chances for both sides. On the 36th minute from another set piece Aaron Rickards shot just wide of the post. Again, just on the stroke of half time Jason Williams header was again just wide of the post.
CPD Glantraeth improved as the half progressed but were unable to make their chances count.

Second Half
After a rallying half time team talk CPD Glantraeth started the second half full of energy and intent again looking for make the chances created count. On the 58th minute Rhys Griffith was replaced by Corben Renton. Again CPD Glantraeth created half chances but couldn't make them count. On the 66th minute CPD Glantraeth effort was undone when Llangoed grabbed a third, a cross was turned into the box which was headed into the net. (Llangoed 3 - CPD Glantraeth 0) CPD Glantraeth then suffered an injury to attacker Aaron Rickards which disrupted the side and while getting treatment Llangoed grabbed a 4th when the ball was turned into from close range. (Llangoed 4 - CPD Glantraeth 0) Aaron Rickards was replaced by Iwan Jones. With the game now out of sight it was damage limitation but with tiring legs Llangoed were able to break through with pace and fired home a fifth in the 77th minute. (Llangoed 5 - CPD Glantraeth 0) Joel Staines was replaced by Liam Thomas on the 79th minute. CPD Glantraeth rallied and grabbed their first goal of the season with Josh Radin heading home from close range in the 80th minute. (Llangoed 5 - CPD Glantraeth 1) A second soon followed with Liam Thomas firing home into an open net from 18 yards in the 86th minute. (Llangoed 5 - CPD Glantraeth 2). Going into the last minute Llangoed again found themselves in the box and finished well to grab a 6th. (Llangoed 6 - CPD Glantraeth 2). As we entered injury Morgan Rowlands caught a Llangoed player with a late tackle and received a yellow card.

Full Time Llangoed 6 - CPD Glantraeth 2

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Thu 15, Aug 2019






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