BROXBURN ATHLETIC 2 LOCKE , MILLER
PRESTON ATHLETIC 1 WELDON pen
Preston Athletic C.Pennycuik , Cowan , McCrorie , Liddle , Campbell , D.Pennycuick , Archibald (M. McFarlane 28m) , Turkington , Weldon (Jardine 72m) , Grotlin , Ndiweni (Stokes 87m) subs Innes , L.McFarlane , Fidlay , Carter
Referee Mr M.Addy Assistants Mr D.Cormack , Mr T.Kerr
The first opportunity came in 3 minutes when Preston Athletic were awarded a free kick slightly right of centre just outside the box but Connor Wallace gathered the attempt comfortably . A minute later a back header by the visiting defence fell to Alexander Miller but he miss hit his volley and it went into the arms of the keeper . Miller put a good ball into the box from a cut back and a couple of chances were created but none taken . In seven minutes Donovan Ndiweni tried his luck but was well wide left . Ross Nimmo put a good cross into the box but a misunderstanding saw Miller take the ball away from the head of Binnie at the back of him . A chance was scorned when Dale Pennycuick dived full stretch to save a ball round the post the referee never seen it and was giving a corner before the assistant brought it to his attention .Surprisingly no cards shown .Craig Scott took the penalty but Craig Pennycuick saved and the ball rebounded to Scott who crashed it off the bar and over . Just after the half hour mark Nicholas Locke sent a header goal bound but Craig Pennycuick had a great save tipping it over the bar . Five minutes later a mis header from Craig Purves allowed Dylon Weldon in on goal but Connor Wallace done well to save .
Broxburn went straight into the attack from the start of the second half and won a corner . Greg Binnie saw a shot saved on 47 minutes . Locke fired a free kick off the defensive wall for a corner on 53 minutes . The corner came into the box and was cleared out as far as Craig Scott who shot over the bar . The opening goal came on 57 minutes when NICHOLAS LOCKE gathered the ball in the centre of the park drove forward before firing into the bottom left hand corner from just outside the box on the right . Preston got on level terms when a ball through caused mayhem in the home defence and a Preston player was fouled in the box before it broke out to Ndiweni who cracked a shot off the right hand post but the referee brought it back to award a penalty which DYLAN WELDON stepped up to score . Ndiwani saw Wallace save well from him on 66 minutes . Broxburn took the lead on 75 minutes when a Jack Beasley free kick into the box was met by ALEXANDER MILLER who turned the ball home inside the six yard box . Nicholas Locke and Ross Nimmo combined well to create a chance but it was defended for a corner . A tight score line but deserved win move on to Saturday’s home game against Edinburgh Utd in the league 2-30pm kick off .
|October 30, 2018||7:30 pm||Football Nations Cup||2018/19|
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KO 78 FT