Match Report – South Coast Athletico 4-2 Battle Town II Saturday 4th September 2021
East Sussex Football League
Saturday 4th September 2021
South Coast Athletico 4
Battle Town II 2
Chopbacks battle to opening day victory
The opening day of the season saw the Chopbacks face Battle Town II.
After a mixed preseason the Chopbacks were looking to get their heads down and start the season well with new team captain Brad Owens wanting to get off to a winning start.
The first half ended with the Chopbacks going in 2-0 up after David Burch latched onto a loose ball and a Nick Gamble freekick that cannoned in off the crossbar.
The second half saw the Chopbacks increase their lead from a Nick Gamble bullet header from a corner kick but Battle Town II grabbed two quick goals back to make the game a close contest again.
However substitute Tyler Smith secured the points shortly afterwards making the final score a 4-2 victory to the Chopbacks.
The perfect start results wise but the Chopbacks will know they were far from their best and will look to improve as the season goes on.
David Burch (12)
Nick Gamble (16, 48)
Tyler Smith (66)
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