Post by Roy of the Rovers on Aug 19, 2019 21:07:28 GMT
Rovers lost this 2-1 tonight. Our team line-up was as below:
Aiordrie went 1 up and the equaliser was by Scally (blame Mossie for any mistake in the identification). Jordan Duncan was ordered off after receiving a 2nd yellow card. After some 1st team players were subbed to save them for Saturday I'd imagine, Rovers lost a 2nd goal.
A much improved performance in particular in the second half against full time and generally older opponents. Solid Back 4 display in particular from the centre backs, with Daniel Moran outstanding. Midfield was also very good – especially after going to 4-4-2, with Paul Fee and Jack Gordon highly committed defensively and very effective on the ball. When we went to two up, Declan McDonald – who finished well from Jack Gordon’s through ball to open the scoring – and Kyle Doherty – who looked to have won the game late on from a similar pass from Paul Fee only to be given offside – were a real threat. The introduction of Lewis Guy and Nathan Fell gave us a lift and secured a well deserved draw. 13 penalties each followed with great finishes from Martin Smith (twice), Paul Fee, Declan McDonald, Kyle Doherty, Lewis Guy, Mark Doran, Keirin Coleman, Daniel Moran and, outrageously, Nathan Fell.