AFC Uckfield Town started today’s game at the top of the Sussex Combination Premier League and ended the afternoon extending their lead at the top with a 2-1 win over Horsham YMCA.
There was a good early AFC chance after great work by Sam Carrington but his cross is prodded millimeters wide by a onrushing Luca Page.
After 10 minutes Sam Carrington was chopped down in the box resulting in a penalty appeal which was turned down by the referee.
Shortly, afterwards at 16 minutes with a great team effort, a tremendous goal by Luca Page – 1-0.
On 23 minutes the ball was once again in the back of the net but was ruled offside.
The Uckfield team were on fire and tested the Horsham YMCA keeper Aaron Jeal with a great shot on goal from a Morgan Vale thunderbolt.
The score at half time was AFC Uckfield Town 1 – Horsham YMCA 0.
After half time AFC continued to put on pressure and after 55 minutes went 2-0 up with a great one on one with the keeper by Morgan Vale.
AFC continued to pile on the pressure and Sam Carrington had a outrageous overhead kick which just dribbles wide.
After 82 minutes, a speculative effort by substitute Jay Stevens, made the YMCA keeper back pedal to put the ball over.
At 90+1 a consolation goal to YMCA which made the final score 1-2. Another valuable 3 points for AFC Uckfield Town keeping them at the top of the league, and keeping up there record of no losses so far this season.
Man of the Match was Jack Samways.
AFC Team – Jason Tibble (GK), Ollie Duncan, Mohammad Zabadne, Callum Ridley, Nathan Hover, Dan Tear, Morgan Vale, Jack Samways, Dan Perry (C), Sam Carrington, Luca Page.
Subs: Shane Harper, Ollie Lee, Alex Plummer, Wayne Clark, Jay Stevens
All images are (c) Mike Skinner