U18 North lose 4-2 to Northwood
Harvesters U18 North were in league action at home to Northwood Gold. Both teams started well and had spells of possession creating chances but unable to score.
A corner from Ben Spencer was met firmly by the head of Zak Bensissi only for it to rebound off the crossbar.
On 39 minutes a free kick to Northwood beat everyone to put them 1-0 up. Harvesters reacted immediately and were level within a minute when Chris Rowe floated in a free kick for Zak Bensissi to lay back to Ben Spencer to hit home.
The second half didn’t start well as a run up the left wing followed by a cross was poked in to put Northwood 2-1 up. This spurred the boys on and chance after chance came and went with the Northwood keeper forced to make a number of saves.
Harvesters continued to press but on 72 minutes a breakaway put Northwood 3-1 up. 4 minutes later a penalty made it 4-1.
With 3 minutes to go Ben Spencer scored his second with a bullet of a shot from 25 yards out. There was still time for a few more chances but the match finished 4-2.