Broxburn Ath 9 Miller (3), Anderson (2), Nimmo (2), Richards (2)
Edinburgh United 0
Edinburgh Utd Tufail , Craig Sutherland (Lawrie 53m),Chris Hendrie , Grieve , Darling , McDaid , Auriemma , Conlon , Scott Sutherland , Guiney (Mark Hendrie 37m), Lee (Watson 72m) subs Fleming
Referee Mr S.Luke Assistants Mr E.Donaldson ,Mr D.Silva
This was a big chance to get to the last four and the players took it with a very polished professional performance . As early as the fifth minute Kieran Anderson saw a free kick flash past the post .A minute later a great passing move saw it finish when the ball broke to Ryan Baptie who saw his effort saved .Shaun Conlon for the visitors had an effort saved on eight minutes . Anderson had an effort sail over the bar two minutes later . Then Ross Nimmo was sent down the right and saw his effort go just past the far left post .The goalscoring was opened on the sixteenth minute when Nicholas Locke broke down the right and crossed into ALEXANDER MILLER who made no mistake .The second came on 23 minutes when Darren Cole played the ball into the box and KIERAN ANDERSON scored at the back post .Anderson was provider for ALEXANDER MILLER to score his second . Baptie put the ball into the box but found no takers just after the half hour mark .With eight minutes left of the half Nicholas Locke got down the left and cut the ball into Baptie who saw his effort saved by Asher Tufail . ALEXANDER MILLER got his hat trick on the stroke of half time from a corner .
Broxburn started the second the way they finished the first half with A good run and ball into Anderson but the keeper stopped his effort .Ross Nimmo saw an effort saved 5 minutes later .Just before the hour mark Anderson got down the left and his ball into the box went wide right . The hosts went nap on 63 minutes when Ross Nimmo got down the right and played into the unmarked KIERAN ANDERSON who scored his second of the night . Two minutes later a sixth goal found the net when Baptie put an effort in on goal and it broke to Nimmo who put the ball on to SCOTT RICHARDS who scored . Anderson saw a shot well saved two minutes later before ROSS NIMMO got the seventh when Craig Scott put the ball out to Richards who set up the chance for him . Darren Gribben had an effort which went just past the near left hand post . Gabriele Auriemma had a good effort well saved with three minutes remaining . SCOTT RICHARDS got his second and his side’s eighth when he gathered the ball outside the box and was strong to hold off the defenders challenging him to fire home . With a minute left ROSS NIMMO was sent clear and made no mistake with only the keeper to beat . A good performance where despite it being easier than most superleague matches the players stuck to their tasks and finished the full ninety minutes in top gear .
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