Llay Welfare v Penycae

SCORERS: Ben Jones
M.O.T.M: Dyfan Smith
STARTING XI: Matt Griffiths Kyle Davies Aled Roberts Dyfan Smith Ryan Jones Ben Jones Josh Millington Adam Yeap Elliot Kavanagh Alex Rowlands Austin Owen
SUBSTITUTES: Rhys Powell Luke Peters Ian Andrews
After a good win on Saturday at Coedpoeth, the players were looking forward to the game at Llay. This was our 4th meeting of the season and every game has been close. A few changes were made due to work commitments, with Josh Millington and Elliot Kavanagh coming back into the team.
The game started with both teams looking to take control of the game, both defences were looking solid and the forwards were struggling to get any attempts on goal. Both teams had a couple of half chances but none that troubled either keeper. HT 0-0. The 2nd half was under away when we had a great chance to go ahead, Elliott Kavanagh won possession off the centre back was in on goal, he was just about to shoot when the ball bobbled up and he shot wide. Llay then took the lead when the centre half a shot from 45 yards and it sailed over Matt Griffiths into the goal. This lifted Llay and they began to dominate the game, we managed to get a break away and Austin Owen was fouled just outside the box. Ben Jones took the free kick and bent it around the wall into the bottom corner for 1-1. The game was now very even with both teams looking for the win. With 70 mins on the clock, Llay went 2-1 up, a free kick was played into the box and headed back across goal for the striker to have a free header into the net. We now had to push forward to get back into the game, we went 3 at the back and had a go at Llay to try and get on level terms. With light fading really bad Llay broke away and scored a 3rd when a header out fell to a Llay player on the edge and he fired home for 3-1. We carried on attacking Llay and Elliott Kavanagh had a great chance when he rounded the keeper but shot wide. Ft 3-1. Goals win games was the talk afterwards and we had good chances but never took them, also conceded soft goals from poor defending. We now look to Saltney at home Saturday to get back into action and try for the 3 points.