Match Report – Bexhill Rovers (League) Saturday 18th January 2020
East Sussex Football League
South Coast Athletico 3-2 Bexhill Rovers
Saturday 18th January 2020
Chopbacks grind out another 3 points
Tyler Smith then doubled the lead with some fast reactions after failed clearance from 30 yards fell to him and with the keeper caught out of position he finished like a striker on form at the moment.
Rovers got one back 5 minutes later after a tussle in the box which led to the ball being poked in from close range.
The second half started in a quite a conservative manner with neither team really testing their respective goalkeepers.
Before Bexhill Rovers had enough time to finish celebrating their equalizer they were stunned when straight from kick off Byron Nichol played a deep high through ball that Tyler Smith chased down and whilst tussling with the defender the ball found its way to Connor Easton who struck it first time catching the keeper off guard as the ball flew over his head giving the Chopbacks back the lead after just 60 seconds.
The remainder of the match was all about game management in order to see out the game for another 3 vital points.
Bexhill Rovers as always were a tough opposition and their league position should not reflect their ability.
The Chopbacks now go level on points and goal difference with Victoria Baptists at the top of the table with a game in hand.
Man of the Match
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