Match Report: 1/12/18
West Allotment Celtic 0, Billingham Synthonia 1
Ebac Northern League Division 2
West Allotment Celtic: Korsbo, Bailey (Scott), Lucas, Chapim, Errington (c), Leech, Mendes-Correia, Donachey, Hayton, Patterson, Berham (Walker). Subs not used; Somerville, Hodgson.
Billingham Synthonia: Roberts, Gowan, Joynes, Tiffany, Grier, Garton, Wilson (Reader), Pollock(c), Smith (Bligh), Johnson, Bruton (Hannah). Subs not used; Hughes, Minter.
Synthonia made it back-to-back league wins and clean sheets with a hard fought win at West Allotment.
A goal-less first half saw Synners have chances from Ben Pollock and Dom Tiffany with shots wide. Pollock also had a shot on goal brilliantly tipped over from home keeper Sean Korsbo. The hosts had a goal disallowed in the 42nd minute after a foul on Billingham keeper Callum Roberts.
Half-time: West Allotment Celtic 0, Synners 0
Synners were denied by the frame of the goal in the 58th minute as Pollock's free-kick had Korsbo beaten but the ball crashed against the cross-bar; subsitute Tom Bligh followed up with a shot only inches over.
The only goal of the game came in the 78th minute as a free-kick wide right saw Pollock send the ball into the penalty area where TOM BLIGH found space and headed into the net.
Full-time: West Allotment Celtic 0, Synners 1
Referee: Mr G Todua, Assistants: R Bird, P Quinn.