Match Report – Cinderford Town 3 vs 2 Evesham United

Just one win in six games has seen Evesham drop out of the Evo-Stik South & West play-offs, the latest defeat a 3-2 reversal against Cinderford Town in the Forest of Dean.

3 goals in 3 games

Lewis Sommers fired the home side ahead in 8 minutes with a low drive past Keeper Tom Cross.

Evesham hit back to score twice in the opening 10 minutes if the second half.  Simon Fitter levelled the scores with an unstoppable free-kick after Marcus Palmer had been hauled down on the edge of the area.  Then the United midfielder with a wonderful finish from 40 yards over Stopper Alex Harris edged the Robins 2-1 ahead.  Cinderford pegged it back to 2-2 when Matt Barnes; delivery from the right was headed in by Alex Evans, Gavin Hurren was then inches away from converting fitter’s inch perfect free kick, but with three minutes to go Scot Nilson got clear down the right and slipped the ball past the advancing cross for thee Foresters winning goal with the United defence nowhere to be seen.

Evesham United: Cross, Blake, Hyde, Hurren, Robinson, Williams, Fitter, Eze (Hardwick 45), Palmer, Nisbett, Downing (Osborne 79) 

Subs Not Used: MacKenzie, Scheppel, Adey

Referee: Mr A Nunn (Trowbridge)

Attendance: 81