FT – North Leigh 3 – 2 Thame United
BetVictor Southern League Division One Central
North Leigh – Alabi 16, Learoyd 39, Landers 70
Thame United – Hackett 2, Davies 68
The home side entered the game in 10th position in search of a vital win. The visitors Thame United began the afternoon in 6th position and a run of 8 games undefeated in all competitions.
Thame fell short despite an early lead and great individual goal by Hackett inside 2 minutes. Thame’s ex player Alabi scored a goal on 16 minutes when he was left unmarked in the box. North Leigh then controlled the first half and Learoyd scored a tap in on 39 minutes.
Thame did respond after half time with some attacking play. Carl Davies scored his first goal for Thame in the 68th minute when he showed bravery in the opposition box. North Leigh from the re-start took the lead again with a deflected shot by Landers.
Star Man – Learoyd for North Leigh
Entertainment Value – 3/5 end to end at times, 5 goals and 11 yellow cards. A fun one for the neutrals.
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