Match Report – Westfield (Friendly) Thursday 8th August 2019
Westfield 4-2 South Coast Athletico
Saturday 8th August 2019
Chopbacks come up short against strong opposition
This woke up Westfield and for the next half an hour they threw attack after attack at the Chopbacks bringing out some big saves my Ben Tate and multiple midfield interceptions by an energetic Lee Finnigan.
Lee had to go off the pitch on the half an hour mark after a challenge left him with a deep flesh wound just below the knee.
On the 35 minute mark the ball struck Charley Adams on the arm in the penalty area result in a spot kick being awarded.
Westfield made no mistake from the spot to equalise.
The Chopbacks managed to hold on till halftime to go in level.
The second half started the same as the first had ended with some fast attacking movements down both wings for the opposition forcing Ben Tate having to pull off a couple more acrobatic saves.
With the last movement of the game a tired Georgie McDonagh attempted an under hit back pass which Ben Tate was forced to gamble with an on rushing attacking player, the gamble led to Ben Tate being caught in the face and sustaining a deep flesh wound to his nose.
With that the referee blew the whistle before allowing Westfield to score would have been a certain 5th goal bringing the match to a close.
A great test for the Chopbacks who got to experience playing against a County level club which is a level that the club aspires to reach in the future.
Next up, Essex!
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