BROXBURN ATHLETIC V AUCHINLECK TALBOT

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Attendance 495

Broxburn Athletic vs Auchinleck Talbot

It was our 4th consecutive game at the Albyn today as we took on Junior giants Auchinleck Talbot in the Sunday Challenge Cup 4th round.Auchinleck Talbot come into the game lying in 8th position in the WOSFL Premier Division. In their last fixture, they beat Largs Thistle 1-0 at Beechwood Park on Wednesday night.Broxburn make 2 changes from last weeks 6-0 win over Kinnoull in the league. Connor Thomson and Callum Bremner come in for Liam Campbell & Nick Locke.

A Big travelling support travelled to Broxburn from Ayrshire and we were in for a good game between two good teams.Broxburn are in their traditional home strips. Red & White shirts, white shorts, and red and white socks and are starting with a 4-1-3-2 formation.Auchinleck Talbot are in Gold and Black shirts, with black socks and shorts. They look to be playing a 4-5-1 formation.

First effort comes from the visitors. Auchinleck number 4 Slooves with his back to goal turns and shoots wide of target.

GOAL! Broxburn have an early lead. Ball breaks to Errol Douglas, he drives into the box and slots it past Auchinleck keeper Glavin into the right corner.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 1 (Douglas-7 Minutes)

AUCHINLECK TALBOT 0

Auchinleck have a half chance with 15 minutes on the clock. Effort by their captain Armstrong is over the bar. Soon after their number 7 Langan gets to the byline wide left and crosses a dangerous ball into the box that Greg Page clears.

A big chance for a Broxburn second on 22 minutes. From a free kick Connor Thomson finds defender Greg Page who heads just wide of the right-hand post.

GOAL! And it’s a Broxburn second. Errol Douglas finds Ben Davidson wide left. He cuts in and slots into the corner.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 2(Davidson-26 Minutes)

AUCHINLECK TALBOT 0

Big chance for a Broxburn Third. Long ball is headered on by Gary Brass. It finds Errol Douglas whose header is saved by Auchinleck Talbot keeper Glavin. Broxburn break again, Errol Douglas finds Connor Thomson whose shot is well blocked by Auchinleck defender

McPherson. Thomson and Douglas link up again and Douglas shoots right at THE Talbot keeper Glavin.

Another chance for Broxburn who are in total charge of the game. Ball in from Ben Davison finds Errol Douglas who heads just wide of the right-hand post.

On 44 minutes Auchinleck are reduced to 10 men. High challenge by Thomson on Lewis Turner.

HALF TIME (2-0 Broxburn)

GOAL! Broxburn have a third. Marky Munro crosses from the right and finds Errol Douglas who slots home at the back post.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 3 (Douglas-50 minutes)

AUCHINLECK TALBOT 0

Marky Munro has plenty space again out wide right, but this time his cross has too much on it and it harmlessly goes out for a Auchinleck goal kick.

Two quick fire booking for the visitors, first it was for their captain Armstong for a foul on Lewis Turner and then for their striker Smith who fouled Ben Davidson.

Good link up play by Marky Munro and Ben Davidson. Marky Munro receives wide right and delivers another great cross in but there were no takers in red and white.

SUBSTITUTE BROXBURN (63 minutes)

ON-Callum Heath

OFF-Conor Thomson

Since the sending off the game hasn’t been as intense. The third game killed the game off.

Shot by Auchinleck Talbot substitute Boyd hits a volley and Bob Watt pulls off a fantastic save to keep it at 3-0.

SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (80 Minutes)

ON- Ross Nimmo

OFF- Ben Davidson

SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (85 Minutes)

ON- Darren Downie

OFF-Gary Brass

Errol Douglas plays In Lewis Turner who shoots just wide of the left-hand post.

A comfortable win for Broxburn and we are in the hat for 5th round draw.

FULL TIMEBROXBURN ATHLETIC 3 (Douglas x2, Davidson)

Referee  Mr S. Lambie  Assistants  Mr R. MacCartney. Mr. K.Martin

Details

Date Time League Season
November 18, 2023 2:30 pm South Challenge Cup 2023/24

Venue

Home

Result

Club1st Half2nd HalfGoals
Broxburn Athletic213
Auchinleck Talbot000

KO KO 7 26 44 49 55 57 59 59 66 68 69 74 80 83 FT

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PosClubPPts
1Broxburn Athletic2561
2Musselburgh Athletic2451
3Hutchieson Vale2749
4Jeanfield Swifts2346
5Dunbar United2344
6Sauchie Juniors2542
7Hill of Beath2538
8Haddington Athletic2637

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