Staines Town 2 Lowestoft Town 1
Worsfold puts in a MOTM performance and proves the difference as Staines Town come from behind to beat Lowestoft Town 2-1 in a lively game.
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Lowestoft Town: Waite, Barker, Cole, McAuley, Blake-Tracy, Marsden (Joel Glover 72 mins), Spillane, Rossi Jarvis, Smith, Reed, Forshaw
Subs not used; Fitzgerald, Jessup, Josh Glover (only four named)
Staines Town: Turner, Brewer, Cole, Ahmidi, McKain, Vanderhyde, Haysman (Miller-Rodney 72 mins), D Brown, Louis (Tison-Lascaris 78 mins), Bettamer (B Brown 90+ mins), Worsfold
Subs not used; Hippolyte, Behzadi
Lowestoft Town went into the game low on numbers again with Henderson suspended, Bammant and Ryan Jarvis injured and Fisk and Deeks unavailable. One boost for the Trawlerboys though was the return of Reed in attack.
1-0 Lowestoft Town Goal (18 mins)
A free-kick was sent in from the left by Smith and was met by a delicate flick from Jake Reed to send the ball past the keeper and put the Trawlerboys into the lead.
1-1 Staines Town Goal (59 mins)
The dangerous Worsfold got beyond his man and into the corner, before sending a low ball into that box that was turned in from close range by ex-blue Louis.
2-1 Staines Town Goal (70 mins)
A harsh free-kick against Lowestoft saw Worsfold step up from 25 yards out to bend the ball around the wall and into the bottom corner of the net, turning the score on its head.
Lowestoft Town Man of the Match – Michael Spillane
Match reports and photos can be viewed via the following sources:-
Lowestoft Journal - CLICK HERE
Staines Town – CLICK HERE
Match Photos (by Shirley Whitlow) - CLICK HERE
Lowestoft Town have little time to take breath and will still be very short on numbers, as they turn their attention to the cup tomorrow night (Tuesday) when making the relatively short trip to AFC Sudbury in the first round of the League Cup (7:45pm kick-off).