Loddon outfit top after goal blitz
Loddon Reserves' comprehensive 6-1 win over CNSOBU secures them top spot in the Anglian Combination Division Four table.Loddon manager Simon Keygave a debut to new signing Matt Jensch.
Loddon Reserves' comprehensive 6-1 win over CNSOBU secures them top spot in the Anglian Combination Division Four table.
Loddon manager Simon Keygave a debut to new signing Matt Jensch.
The visitors got a good cross into the Loddon six-yard box which was not cleared by the home defence and the ball bounced just wide of the far post.
Visiting keeper James Gooch made a good save from Matty Cawston's close-range effort.
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Lee Wattams' shot on 18 minutes put Loddon 1-0 up.
Scott Gunton, playing his first full game, shot straight at the keeper on 20 minutes.
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Loddon were then awarded a penaltys which Dan Anderson placed perfectly past the keeper.
With seven minutes left of the second half, Scott Gunton grabbed his first goal for the club.
Jamie Cooper pulled a goal back for the visitors on 44 minutes.
In the opening period of the second half, Matt Cawston beat the keeper to a through-ball and rounded the keeper to stroke the ball into the empty net. Cawston then went on to make a goal for team-mate Josh Gunton by passing a cross for Gunton to smash home.
Ado Battensen passed through forScott Gunton to grab his second.
The visitors then went on to hit the Loddon bar with minutes left.
Loddon line-up: T Rolfe, M Myhill, M Taylor, A Battensen, J Gunton, M Jensch (M Ayre 75), D Andersen, S Gunton, M Cawston, L Wattam (J Maroribanks 80). Sub: M Shipley.
Loddon first team's game at Fakenham Reserves was postponed last weekend, and tomorrow they travel to lowly Stalham.