Hereford RTC v Worcester City FC
Flying start sets City up for victory!
1st quarter- Straight from the kick-off Worcester attack the Hereford half and following a good block from the Hereford defence the ball is lands at Ethan feet, he twists and turns to create space before firing the ball into the net, 1-0!
Hereford under a lot of pressure, but doing well to contain WCFC who started very strong today. On the break Jack Fisher releases Joe who plays a lovely first time cross for Yousuf to impressively head past the keeper from the edge of the box, 2-0!
WCFC on the attack again on the left with Joe playing in Ethan, he passes to Hobbo who switches play from left to right stretching the play with Sam, his low driven cross finds Yousuf who neatly finds the bottom corner, 3-0!
With Jack, Josh , Harry and Corbin working hard to protect Archie in goals Hereford find it difficult to create chances, but keep working the ball well. Scott and Corbin defend high up the pitch, the ball breaks for Corbin who races to the edge of the area before smartly lobbing the keeper to end an impressive quarter for WCFC, 4-0!
2nd quarter - Even start to the 2nd quarter with both teams having good spells of possession. Charlie wins the ball the ball, plays in Tussy plays a super ball across the full width of the pitch to find Harry W who goes to shoot, however is tackled well. WCFC attacked down the right this time with Ethan and Harry W combining well with a lovely one two, Harry drives forward and his lofted shot finds the back of the net, 5-0!
Hereford to their credit keep their heads up and following some neat play down the right they were nearly rewarded with their forward 1 on 1, yet Harry E came to the rescue with goal saving tackle.
3rd quarter - Its Hereford turn to come out flying this quarter with a great cross on the right finding the striker who tapped the ball in to make it , 5-1! The game is quite tight this quarter as Hereford use the wind to their advantage with long passes behind WCFC defence. Following a free kick on the right Josh plays the ball to Hobbo, he flicks the ball to Joe who smashes his shot into the corner, 6-1! End to end stuff with Hereford getting at the WCFC defence and the ball drops nicely for the Striker who finishes well to make it 6-2!
4th quarter - Following a Hereford corner WCFC attack at pace with a long pass finding Tussy on the edge of the area, his shot is well blocked, but the ball falls to Joe who again shoots into the bottom corner, 7-2! Archie plays the ball out from the back and with Hereford playing a high line, Hobbo plays the ball into space for Yousuf to run onto and he uses his pace to break free of the defenders and finishes well to make it 8-2!
The game finished with a penalty for Hereford after a foul in the box, up stepped their striker with neat strike and the game finishes, 8-4!