Northern Star Black 2 - 2 Deeping Blues
Management Team Stuart Benson and Ray Olbromski were impressed with their teams workrate and performance against top of the table Peterborough Northern Star Black, who had won every game this season in league and cup. The only disappointment was that Deeping conceded another late equaliser that meant they had to settle for a point.
Deeping started strongly and had the better of the early exchanges with Connor Bell and Harry Tidswell a constant threat. It was after good work from Connor on the right that Dan Malcolmson struck the opening goal from the edge of the box. Ryan Olbromski was having a strong game in central midfield until he pciked up an injury, although Oscar Benson stepped into his shoes well. PNS didn't create many clear cut chances, but did cause some concern in Deepings defence and Ethan Russell and Charlie Titcombe had to scramble the ball clear on a number of occasions.
PNS did force an equaliser just before the break when a long throw fell for them and they beat Will Rodriguez from close range, although there was more than a hint of handball when he controlled it. Deeping bounced straight back with a dubios penalty that a returning Ryan Olbromski dispatched with aplomb!
The Blues were under pressure for large spells of the second half and PNS got a deserved equaliser with a few minutes remaining with a long free kick that flew past Will in goal. Strong Defending from Toby Clegg and particularly Charlie Titcombe made sure the Blues didn't look like conceding as Sam Callcut worked hard up front for the closing 10 mins.
Mom = Ryan Olbromski
Scorers = Malcolmson, Olbromski