BROXBURN ATH 3 GLEANAFTON ATH 3
Referee Mr McNab assistants Mr S.Gill , Mr M. Gill
Broxburn Ath Wallace , Purves , Mampaya(M.Millar 75m) , Gavin , Cole , Linton ,Nimmo , Locke , Richards , Browne (McNaughton 45m) ,Anderson subs Donnelly , Donoghue
Glenafton McGarrity , Mcausland , Marlow , Menzies , McChesney , Gray , Orsi , Park , Dallas , Andrew , Lyness ( McCann 61m) subs Meikle , Cairns , Hunter , Lochhead
Broxburn started the game well and in the first minute Nicholas Locke got down the right and played the ball into Ross Nimmo who shot over . Christopher Dallas created the first chance for the visitors when the ball broke to him he shot just wide of the right hand post .A minute later Kieron Anderson made a chance for Scott Richards who saw his shot blocked and cleared from the danger area .The opening goal came half way through the half when Broxburn were awarded a free kick outside the box wide on the right . Kieron Anderson floated a ball into the box and SCOTT RICHARDS rose above everybody to head home .On half hour mark Dallas had a snap shot comfortably saved by Wallace .The visitors got their equaliser when the assistant spotted an infringment wide right just outside the box .DAVID GRAY stepped up to fire the ball into the top corner .Glenafton exerted pressure before half time for a lead but the half finished all square .
Broxburn took the lead on 3 minutes after the restart when Ross Nimmo played the ball into SCOTT RICHARDS who jinked past two defenders and fire home to the delight of the crowd . two minutes later Anderson cut down the left then inside the box before shooting and seeing his shot saved .Broxburn were piling on the pressure and Nicholas Locke gathered the ball on the right ran to the bye line and tried to fire home but the keeper stuck out a leg and the ball was cleared .On 56 minutes a ball in from the left to the back area of the box found Ross Nimmo in acres of space but the winger volleyed the attempt at goal over the bar .Broxburn increased their lead on the hour mark when anderson sent in a corner from the right and CRAIG PURVES scored with a diving header at the back post .half way through the second half there were chance’s for both sides .On 68 minutes Anderson fired in a free kick from 25 yards out and central only for the keeper to push it round his right hand post .Two minutes later Nimmo set up Anderson but his flick shot went just wide .With time running out it looked bleak for the visitors when Alistair Park was ordered off after receiving a second yellow card on the 89th minute mark .A minute into injury time a free kick into the box wasn’t dealt with and JOSEPH ANDREW scored to give his side a chance . With five minutes injury time played the visitors got another free kick this time on the left and KYLE MCAUSLAND got in the box and scored to send his side into raptures and earn his side a replay they hardly deserved .There was no time to restart the game as the restart the referee blew for time up .