Carnoustie 1 Broxburn Ath 6
Carnoustie panmure Robbie , Buggins , Scott , Roche (Brown 80m),Scrimengour , McCabe , J.Black , R.Black , Smith ,Simpson ,McIlvary (Cruikshank 76m) , subs Cooper , Cook , GK Cormack
Broxburn Athletic Wallace , Mayapua (Scott 69m) , M.Millar , Purves , Cole , Locke , Nimmo , Linton , A.Miller , Richards , Donnelly (McNaughton 66m) , subs Rarity , Browne , Donoghue
Broxburn comfortably won this match with ease and it could have been more .Carnoustie had the first opportunity after five minutes when Scrimengour headed over from a corner kick .Two minutes later Zander Miller got on the end of a Richards ball into the box but his header went just wide .A minute later Ross Nimmo was clean through but his shot from the edge of the box was easily saved . The opener came in 12 minutes when Nimmo put a great ball through into the path of SCOTT RICHARDS had his first attempt saved but when the ball broke he was first to react to slide the ball into the empty net .Simpson could have got the hosts back in the game when clean through but his shot went wildly over the bar .ALEXANDER MILLER shot just over two minutes later . He was not to be denied though when half way through the half Nicholas Locke made a good run to the bye line before cutting it back into the six yard box for him to score easily . Soon after Locke done the same again but this time found Scott Richards who’s shot came off the far left post . broxburn had a chance to increase their advantage when Ross Nimmo was bundled over in the box and Scott Richards stepped up to take the penalty ,his shot was well saved and cleared up the park .With five minutes remaining of the half Patrick Smith found himself clear at the back left of the box but lost his composure and shot well over when he should have done better . Alexander Miller was unlucky when his shot was stopped by the keepers legs when he knew next to nothing what happened in the crowded box . On the stroke of half time a hand ball 20 yards out on the left hand side was awarded against the hosts .NICHOLAS LOCKE stepped up and fired an unstoppable strike into the top right hand corner with the keeper rooted to the spot .
Three minutes into the second half PATRICK SMITH gave his side a little hope when he found himself clear inside the box on the right hand side and fired home .Two minutes later and Roddy Black fired just wide as they tried to get back into the game .A minute later Alexander Miller had his shot saved and when it broke out to Scott Richards he fired just over the bar .On 56 minutes ALEXANDER MILLER got his second when Scott Richards sent in a great corner which the striker met with his head to score .Substitute SCOTT McNAUGHTON got on the end of a ball into the box and headed home .SCOTT McNAUGHTON ,two minutes later made a great run past the defenders to receive a great through ball from Ross Nimmo and Scott put it past the keeper with ease .Overall a great display through out the side with all playing major roles in this win .The young players in this squad never cease to amaze me with the maturity of some of their play and it all looks good and well for the future .