Colwyn Bay 2-2 Prescot Cables: Match Report

A second half comeback meant that hotly-tipped Colwyn Bay secured a draw at home to a much-improved Prescot Cables.


The match began with a good opening 5 minutes from Cables, highlighted by a cross from James Edgar which found Matty Hamilton but he just couldn’t connect with it and it went over the bar for a goal kick.


In the 16th minute, another cross in from James Edgar found the head of Chris Almond who fired the ball into the net and made the score 1-0 to Cables.


A fine header from Colwyn Bay’s Craig Pritchard hit the crossbar in the 21st minute.


In the 29th minute, a low drilled cross from Cables’ James Cooper created a chance for Matty Hamilton, whose shot was cleared by the Colwyn Bay defence. A follow up shot from Chris Almond was saved by the Colwyn Bay goalkeeper Wharton.


Shortly after that, an excellent shot from the edge of the area by Valter Fernandez was saved by the Seagulls’ stopper.


In the 41st minute, Reece Fishwick lobbed the Colwyn Bay ‘keeper who came off his line and made the score 2-0 to Cables.


Just before half time, a through ball put Jordan Wynne into a one-on-one with Wharton, although the Prescot youngster shot straight at the goalkeeper.


Cables held the advantage going into the second half and Aaron Turner had a shot at goal in the 49th minute but his effort just went wide and out for a goal kick.


The home side hit back immediately and it took a brilliant tackle from Joe Herbert to deny Colwyn Bay’s Ashley Ruane a goal.


A fine cross set Colwyn Bay’s James Barrigan up for a shot and he scored Colwyn Bay’s first goal to make the score 2-1.


With ten minutes to go, a free kick was given to Cables due to the Colwyn Bay keeper carrying the ball out of the penalty area. Josh Klein-Davies stepped up to take but it fired over the bar.


With the game in its final stages, Prescot goalkeeper Kyle Haslam came off his line to block a shot but he was lobbed by Danny Andrews who made the score 2-2.


In the 94th minute, new signing Jack Lenehan took a final shot for Cables which went over the bar. The debutant made an impact when he came on as a substitute in the second half.

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