A non-league game between Eastbourne Town and Alfold. A game which matches two of the high scoring teams in the division with Alfold sitting in 10th and Eastbourne in 4th. Can we see a goal packed thriller well the stats say so with Eastbourne the third top scorers in the league and Alfold the fifth top scorers.
1- And we are underway lets hope for a good game and an action packed one at that
3- Shaky signs at the back after a long ball causes the keeper to struggle to deal with the ball out of his area, but it’s goalless still
5- A half chance for Eastbourne as Tom Vickers is on the edge of the box by taking a dig from 20 yards out but the ball sails past the post, a promising start from Eastbourne
7- A big big chance for Eastbourne as Craso hits a shot but the ball rebounds to Zac Attwood about 6 yards out but the keeper makes a splendid double save to deny Eastbourne
9- How have we not got a goal yet? Another big chance for Eastbourne as Matt Astle gets down the right putting a delightful ball into the box but Craso Can’t finish his dinner
12- Quality defending by Jamie Chilsworth as Zac Attwood looked to be in on goal but with a last ditch tackle gets a touch on the ball to go to the keeper
15- Sam Leaton hits a shot across goal with the keeper beaten but the ball is cleared off the line by Dan Hill an end to end game action packed so far
18- The non league classic with a foul throw by Alfold
21- What a chance for Alfold as Chilsworth crosses the ball into the box with Sam Leaton missing the ball should be a goal
23- A lengthy stoppage here as the big lad at the back for Alfold is down after a challenge and looks like he will get through this and play on
27- Taggart for Eastbourne runs through with a last ditch tackle by Chilsworth again he is everywhere its end to end surely a goal soon
28- Mutongerwa wins a free kick for Alfold with a big chance about 20 yards out but Connor Wilford fires over the bar
30- Alford make a change as Jordan Mase makes way for Tiago Andrade it looks like a possible injury don’t like to see that in the game
34- A big chance for Alfold goes as Mutongerwa and Leaston link up well but to be matched with a reflex save from the keeper, this is looking like a good partnership up top
36- Eastbourne back up the other end with Attwood one on one with the keeper how is it 0-0?
39- How is it still 0-0? Eastbourne through again but the keeper with another save and yet again it is Attwood he could be a downfall for Eastbourne here
40- End to end here as Alfold get down the right put a delightful ball in with Dan Hill nearly turning it into his own net
43- Mutongerwa tripped about 25 yards out for Alfold could this be the opener? No but if they get a goal it could come from him
45- Half time after an end to end half it remains goalless I don’t know how
46- we are back underway it looks like Alfold have made another change with Kieran Joseph coming on for Clyde Jacobs it could be the injury he picked up earlier
50- It’s been a slow start to the second half can we see the same as the first half
53- Tiago Andrade gets a yellow card after some words with the ref its poor from him the ref has had a good game today
60- a goal mouth scramble after the ball is floated in the box from a corner and as it pasts the keeper Alfold just get it clear. If there a goal it looks like it could be Eastbourne
63- The games turning scrappy starting to cause tensions to flare there could be some consequences soon for different players
68- The best chance of the second half as Leaton creates space for himself by gliding past 3 players to stick it past the keeper but off the line by Sam Cole
70- Tom Vickers and Nathan Craso make way for Tom McDonald and Sam Scott could this be the turning point?
71- An absolute class save from the Eastbourne keeper with a smart save down to his right after a shot from a tight angle but the way he makes sure that no one can score from the rebound is class
77- Poor poor poor is the game at the moment with a lack of chances just scrappy and this will suit Alfold due to them being 10th in the league
80- What a save and what a chance for Eastbourne as Taggart finds room in the box and fires a shot towards goal but with quick reactions the keeper gets there but it’s better showing now after a boring 10 minutes
85- Sam Cole for Eastbourne gets down the left and tries to pick out a ball but hits a player and fly’s out for a goal kick
88- Finally it’s there after all this time and its the super sub Tom McDonald as he gets in behind of the Alford defence and passes it to Attwood at the 3rd time of asking slots a finish past the keeper but he will be disappointed with his defence with that one.
90+2- One last chance as the keepers up the free kick will be sent into the box can it happen? No that’s it the game is done Eastbourne ride out 1-0 winners