DUNDONALD BLUEBELL 2 McKENZIE , CAMPBELL
BROXBURN ATHLETIC 5 MILLER (3) , KELLY , NIMMO
Dundonald Bluebell Lennox , Rogerson (Sibanda 55m ), Drummond , Durie , Wedderburn , Wallace , Walton , McKenzie , Smith , Campbell , Ness , subs Forbes , Penman , Ross ,
Referee Mr S.Luke assistants Mr K. Brown ,Mr G. Kelly
Broxburn went on the attack from the kick off but it was the home side who created the first opportunity from a corner but Connor Wallace showed he was in determined mood and clutched the ball out the air comfortably . On five minutes a ball cleared out found Stuart Walton 30 yards out but his shot sailed over the bar .The visitors opened the scoring in six minutes when a Scott Richards corner to the back post was met by the head of ALEXANDER MILLER who headed home . Two minutes later good play from Ross Nimmo set up Nicholas Locke but the captains effort went just over the bar . On nine minutes Miller set up Connor Kelly who made room for a shot that was saved at the expense of a corner . Dundonald broke away on ten minutes and a one two between Walton and LEWIS McKENZIE saw the former junior internationalist fire home from just inside the box into the bottom right hand corner . With 12 minutes on the clock Walton got down the left before a great ball into the box was defended well by Shaun Harrison who’s well timed tackle thwarted the home striker who was ready to fire home . This was developing into a great match and a free kick 25 yards out right of central for the visitors was struck off the corner of the post and bar with Lennox beating Miller followed up with a header but Lennox saved well turning the ball away for a corner . The corner in was headed over by Locke . Dundonald created a chance on eighteen minutes when Walton fired a ball across the box 12 yards out but found no takers and Donaldson cleared the danger . Half way through the half another attack and ball into the box from the left for the hosts was met by Smith who’s attempt was blocked along with the follow up shot of McKenzie and the danger was cleared . Calum Smith was allowed time on the edge of the box to bring the ball down and shoot with Connor Wallace turning the ball around his right hand post for a corner . A long ball on 28 minutes was headed long by Chris Townsley who found Kelly who ran into the right hand area of the box and fired a shot wide of the left hand post . Half an hour on the clock and a ball into the box was headed goalward by McKenzie but Wallace saved well turning the ball past his post for a corner . Miller had a chance on 35 minutes but his shot from wide right and at a tight angle was sent past the left hand post . The visitors took the lead on 37 minutes when Andrew Gillen put a great ball through to ALEXANDER MILLER who made no mistake from 12 yards out . A minute later good play on the edge of the box CONNOR KELLY made room before shooting into the bottom left hand corner with Lennox stranded .Kelly had a shot with four minutes left of the half from the right hand side which Lennox saved at his near post .
Dundonald came out the second half trying to get back into the game and a timely tackle by Andrew Gillen in the middle of the box stopped them from getting an attempt in on goal on 59 minutes . Three minutes later Scott Richards played the ball out to Nimmo who’s ball across the box to Kelly was adjudged to have seen the striker offside . At the other end a ball into the box was headed goal ward but Wallace smothered the ball to stop the effort . Locke saw a good run and shot deflected for a corner . Calum Smith set up Barry Sibanda but the big striker saw his shot go wide left of the target . Archie Campbell put a ball into the box that Connor Wallace had to tip over for a corner . Walton saw Wallace cut out a good ball in to the box for a corner and when the corner came in he clutched the ball out the air confidently .Broxburn extended their lead on 77 minutes when Andrew Gillen put a great ball in from the right to the back of the six yard box and there was ROSS NIMMO who headed into the bottom right hand corner . Derek Wallace had a shot from forty yards out that Wallace dived and punched clear of the danger area on. 81 minutes . With eight minutes left the home side gave themselves some hope of getting back in the game when a long Walton throw was cleared out the box and ARCHIE CAMPBELL fired home into the bottom left hand corner from 25 yards out . That hope was short lift when ALEXANDER MILLER was through on goal and scored into the bottom right hand corner from 12 yards out . Gordon Donaldson made a good run with four minutes of the game remaining and he set up Miller who’s shot was saved for a corner .Broxburn now travel to Jeanfield Swifts in the second round after they beat Heriot Watt University 3-1 at the Students home .
|August 11, 2018||2:30 pm||ALEX JACK CUP||2018/2019|
|Team||1st Half||2nd Half||Goals|
KO 70 77 81 FT