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Sporting Khalsa 2 - 2 Darlaston Town (1874)

Sporting Khalsa 2 - 2 Darlaston Town (1874)

Sporting Khalsa5 Sep - 11:08
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A late equaliser for the visitors in an enthralling Emirates FA Cup Tie will result in a replay on Wednesday at The Paycare Stadium kick off 7.45pm.

Sporting Khalsa 2 Darlaston Two 1874 2

Toumani Sidibe (5') Ben Priest (21')
Toumani Sidibe (44') Louis Baker (88')

Emirates FA Cup First Qualifying Round
Attendance: 975
Kick-off: 12.30pm
Referee: L Mountain
Venue: Guardian Warehousing Arena

A bumper crowd and television audience of tens of thousands saw entertaining Emirates FA Cup First Qualifying Round Cup Tie at the Guardian Warehousing Arena.

Khalsa made the better start and the visitors keeper O'Sullivan denied Toumani Sidibe in the 2nd minute.

Khalsa took the lead in the 4th minute when Sidibe latched onto a long ball from Sam Arnold and turned Alex Foreshaw on the edge of the box and finished superbly.

Darlaston equalised after 21 when Ben Priest to slot home from 15 yards.On 33 minutes a Louis Baker chip from 18 yards clipped the top of the bar with Arnold beaten. Just before half-time a Sean Williams cross into the penalty area was not cleared by the visitors, Sidibe pouncing to volley home from six yards to Khalsa into the lead.

Within two minutes of the restart Darlaston were awarded a penalty but Arnold saved the spot kick from Gill. Darlaston got a fully deserved equaliser on 88 minutes when Baker who drove low and hard into the bottom corner.

Sporting Khalsa Lineup:

Sam Arnold, Tesfa Robinson, Sean Williams (Chay Tilt 79'), Dominic Perkins, Matt Fulloway, Toumani Sidibe, Kieron Whittaker (Gurjit Singh 84'), James McGrady, Todd Ferrier, Curvin Sanderson-Ellis (Luke Bastable 79'), Richard Batchelor Subs Not Used: Johnathan Letford, Dilano Reid, Brett Lloyd, Alex Woodhouse

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