Sheffield 2-2 Prescot Cables: Match Report

A late goal from Josh Klein-Davies kept Prescot Cables in The FA Trophy, setting up a replay on Tuesday evening.

The game got off to a decent start for Cables and their first sight of goal arrived 8 minutes into the match, although the shot from Matty Hamilton went just wide for a goal kick.

Shortly afterwards, Reece Fishwick narrowly missed the target with a shot of his own and there was a good chance for Chris Almond on 13 minutes but he couldn’t connect with the ball and it ran wide of goal.

In the 28th minute, a clearance from James McCulloch found the foot of Sheffield’s Sam Wright who put the home side in front.

Prescot rallied and went close when Sheffield failed to clear a cross and the loose ball found McCulloch, whose shot was blocked.

Five minutes before half time, Cables equalised when home goalkeeper Adam Kelsey failed to hold a shor which was followed up by Jack Lenehan to level the scores.

The game came to life after an hour. Both teams had a ‘goal’ disallowed for offside, then in the 62nd minute a shot from Sheffield’s Ehsan Mohammed hit the crossbar.

A penalty was awarded to Sheffield on 65 minutes and Ben Barnes was booked for his challenge on the oncoming Sheffield player. Mitchell Dunne stepped up to take the spot-kick and made the score it 2-1 to Sheffield.

On 68 minutes, Stuart Ludlum was given a second yellow card for a challenge on Michael Monaghan , reducing the home side to 10 men. From the subsequent free kick. Matty Hamilton drilled in a low shot which hit the post.

Josh Klein-Davies came on for Matty Hamilton and quickly an impact in the game. His introduction would prove vital in stoppage time; Lenehan and Southworth played some great football to create an opportunity for Klein-Davies, whose tidy finish made the score 2-2.

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