Great team effort sees Hindringham to win
Bungay Town 1, Hindringham 2HINDRINGHAM'S great team display sent Bungay to their first home defeat since November. Two second-half goals saw the lively visitors deservedly take all three points back to north Norfolk.
Bungay Town 1, Hindringham 2
HINDRINGHAM'S great team display sent Bungay to their first home defeat since November. Two second-half goals saw the lively visitors deservedly take all three points back to north Norfolk.
Manager Phil West named Mark Betts in an attacking line-up, and this stopped Bungay from playing and getting time on the ball. Hindringham went close after 14 minutes, Karl Pask's cross-shot going just wide.
Hindringham continued to look dangerous, and Jonathan Clipston just failed to connect with a left-wing cross. Scott Gray was then sent through, but the keeper did well to smother his shot.
Bungay scored with their only real chance of the half, the midfielder breaking from deep
Managers West and Steven Hood asked for more of the same at half-time as they felt chances would be converted. Chris Cracknall saved well straight after the restart, but Hindringham continued to enjoy more possession and equalised after 53 minutes. A left-wing cross looked to have missed everyone but Scott Saunders ghosted in at the far post to finish from close range, his first senior goal for the club to cap a fine performance.
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Gray was sent clear, but he delayed and the keeper was able to complete the save. Hindringham went ahead with 20 minutes remaining. A rash foul on Betts after a good pass from Clipston gave a penalty which Gray emphatically put away.
Clipston just missed at the far pos, after a great cross from Saunders.
Hindringham's midfield four battled for everything and did not give Bungay an inch. Cracknell in the visitors' goal saved well from a deflection off his own player, and Hindringham held on to avenge Bungay's earlier 2-1 win.
Next game league leaders St John's away, meet Bistro 12.15pm.