Youths result Mooncoin 1 Portlaw 1

Portlaw were visitors for today’s game and with only 3pts seperating us in the table it was going to be a tight tense encounter.
We started the game at a high tempo and went close in the opening twenty minutes with chances from Evan, Dan Fewer and James.
Portlaw weathered the storm and started to get on top in midfield and created several chances from set pieces.
They opened the scoring from the penalty spot when a long throw evaded a few defenders and when it fell between opposing players the ref deemed a mooncoin player to have committed a foul.
A small tactical change at half time bought a renewed energy to our performance and we went close to equalizing through James and Lee.
We were well on top at this stage and the crucial goal arrived after ten minutes of the second half when James forced an error from the visiting keeper and finished his chance to make it 1-1.
We continued to make all the play but the visitors had chances on the counter attack and only for some resolute defending we could’ve been behind again.
The last quarter of the game saw numerous chances created but no luck to get that elusive second goal.
A dissapoining 1-1 result despite dominating possession for long periods and creating numerous chances .
We stand a point clear at the top with five games to go .