Shepshed Dynamo vs Sporting Khalsa

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Shepshed Dynamo



Sporting Khalsa


26th November 2016 | 3:00 pm
Butthole Lane


Michael Nelson – had some good chances in the first half.

Khalsa suffered defeat up Butthole Lane, a late penalty sealing their fate and seeing Khalsa lose to Shepshed for the first time.

The first chance of the game fell to Shepshed’s Jake Betts but his header from Karl Whymarks corner was straight at Khalsa keeper Tom Turner after just two minutes. Khalsa controlled the remainder of the half, Tim Jackson putting an effort wide on five minutes and a minute later Bradley Lawley‘s header was wide of the target with Betts clearing for a corner.

Lawley then fired wide on fourteen minutes and then combined well with Michael Nelson who fired over on twenty two minutes. Nelson had two further chances on twenty five and twenty nine minutes but the half ended goal less.

The second half was a more even affair with Reads ball across the box in the first minute just evading Ben Haseley. Deqwon Ebanks‘ shot was then saved by Ben Gathercole on fifty four minutes before Matt Gardner volleyed wide for Dynamo.

Shepshed broke the deadlock on seventy two minutes Liam Hurst was brought down just inside the box. The referree had no hesitation of pointing to the penalty spot. After numerous protests from Sporting Khalsa Karl Whymark slotted passed Turner to give Shepshed the lead.

The game become a stop start niggly affair and tempers on both sides began to fray culminating with Sporting Khalsa manager Ian Rowe being sent from the bench and numerous bookings on both sides.

Read then went close nine minutes from time from Gathercoles goal kick, Haseley flicked the ball on but Reads effort was wide.

Khalsa continued to pursue and equaliser with Mensah Kinch heading wide on eighty nine minutes. A possible shout for a penalty of their own as Shepshed defended vigorously to hold onto the three points and deep into injury time Joe Rogers headed over the bar.

With seven minutes of injury time played Khalsa sent goalkeeper Turner up for a corner. Shepshed managed to clear Read advanced into the oppositions half with Turner catching him up Read shot for goal his strike rebounded off the inside of the post.

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