The Young Stags With Great Comeback!

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Essex County Cup 4th Round | Sunday 15th January 2023 | The Lodge

Billericay U16 EJA 2 – 3 Buckhurst Hill U16 EJA (HT 2-0, FT 2-2, AET 2-3)
Bryn Byworth 68 mins
Esty Thomas 78 mins
Luis Newton 98 mins

Report by David Dowling

Pre-match excitement was in the air, but the Stags’ disappointing first-half performance meant that Billericay were two goals ahead at halftime.

Yet, the second half proved to be an extraordinary transformation as the young Stags turned on the style, and at full-time, the scoreline read 2-2.

And in an unbelievable conclusion, Buckhurst Hill triumphed with a 2-3 win after Extra Time, a fantastic outcome enhanced even more by the manner of the victory.

Come on Buckhurst Hill! #COYBH

TEAM: Ben Whetton (GK), Max Bartlett, Johnny Bristow, Joe Dowling-East, Lee Kyprianou, Lewis Crowther, Harrison Lamb, Charlie Ives, Esty Thomas (78′), Bryn Byworth (68′), George Norman (C), Luis Newton (98′), Pat Riekstins, Dan Linehan, Tom Cottle-Wood

Manager: James Lamb
Coach: David Dowling

Buckhurst Hill U16 EJA now move into the Quarter Finals.
The match is to be played on 5th Feb vs Hutton Youth EJA.

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