Sahota strikes in vain
A DILRAJ SAHOTA strike was not enough as East London men s team crashed to a 2-1 defeat at Havering. Both teams are still looking for a good league position in the closing matches of the season and the result in this match was crucial. The game was close
A DILRAJ SAHOTA strike was not enough as East London men's team crashed to a 2-1 defeat at Havering.
Both teams are still looking for a good league position in the closing matches of the season and the result in this match was crucial.
The game was closely fought in the first half, with both sides struggling in the unseasonable heat and the score remained goalless at the break.
The second half continued in the same vain, but two goals from penalty corners gave the home side the advantage.
East London were able to pull one back courtesy of Sahota, but couldn't find the equaliser, losing 2-1.
The Men's second XI took on high-flying Clacton and desperately needed a victory to lift them out of the relegation zone with only two matches left to play.
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However, their chances took an early knock when Clacton went ahead.
The East London team however, showed their of character and pulled themselves back in the game thanks to a deft touch from Kevin Taylor.
Things got even better as a spectacular hat-trick from Adam Willoughby clinched three vital points for the Londoners, before Alex Kickham rounded proceedings off with the fifth goal.