Six of the best
Two for Brihad
We have never played Greenford Celtic before, who moved up from the league below.
Goals - 2 Brihad, Emilis, Riley, Matteo, Thomas
The first period of this game the Stones were on fire, I think it was one of the best spells of football I have seen us play. Riley played a decent cross to Brihad, who hit a hard low shot which the keeper was unable to stop, 1-0. Chris then played a defensive free kick to Riley who broke, supported by Emilis, once he received the square ball Emilis rammed a powerful shot home for our second. Brihad latched onto a cross and crashed his shot in from outside the area, 3-0. When Riley received the ball from a Brihad pass, his quick feet took him past the defence, but the keeper managed to save his first effort before he punished the rebound, 4-0. Second quarter Riley hit the crossbar from a freekick on the left, Celtic then hit us on the break, but Filip made a decent save low down. A Riley corner was then volleyed wide by Emilis, before Thomas got caught playing too high up the pitch and despite trying to recover, Jahan tackled from behind and the penalty was given. Filip got a solid hand on the ball, but palmed it onto the post and in, 4-1 Half time.
After the break Celtics tails where up and following pressure Jahan was forced to save, but couldn't stop the follow up. In the final quarter the nerves were calmed by Riley cutting his third assist back from the goal line, for an unmarked Matteo to score from close range. Brihad then connected with an overhead scissors kick but couldn't keep his shot down. Chris was surging forward and I was calling for Thomas to provide cover, only for him to pop up on the right hand side of the area and score number six.
Final Score 6-2