Sat 28
Fleet and Ewshot 2
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Mens 3rd Team
Mens 3rd team beaten by Fleet & Ewshot

Mens 3rd team beaten by Fleet & Ewshot

By Luke Parsons
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PHC 1 - 4 Fleet & Ewshot


The match started with a good 15 minutes of play where both teams played to a high intensity with even possession and chances in the D. Fleet were however first to break the deadlock with the ball coming back into the D following a successful short corner defence.
Fleet then scored a follow up just before halftime with score in their favour 2-0.

Portsmouth came back out in the second half aiming to return to the intensity of the start. However a Fleet deflection on goal took another deflection in the air to take it out of Steven Rowland’s (GK) path and ended high in the net. Portsmouth then reacted with a strong counterattack with Paul Barnes flicking a ball through the D for Tom Hughes to put away to get Portsmouth on the score sheet (3-1). Intensity was then kept high with Portsmouth pressing and causing difficulties for the Fleet back line. However a missed timed tackle earned James Payne a yellow card. With a man down a final attack by Fleet, with a near stop on the line by Tristan Barnes, meant the game ended 4-1. Man of the match was awarded to Theo Simpson.

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Match details

Match date

Sat 28, Sep 2019

Kickoff

11:00

Competition

Hampshire Open League - Division 5

League position

4
Fleet and Ewshot 2
8
Portsmouth 3