Evesham Utd went down to a 2-0 home defeat in the FA Carlsberg Trophy 1st Qualifying Round to Leek Town currently top of the Evo-Stik Northern League Division One South.

Leek took the lead on 23 minutes when a right wing cross found its way to Jordan Johnston who cut inside on the angle and shot powerfully into the top corner.  Evesham had a goal dissallowed on 33 minutes  and Barnfield hit the post five minutes before  the break.

Evesham struggled against a strong wind and heavy rain in the second half  and went further behind in the 78th minute when Johnston scored a disputed second goal with a tap-in.

Evesham United: Bateman, Wilson, Mansell, Loney, Dovey, Botfield, M. Jackson, Barnfield, Lewars, Smith (Holloway 86), Brown 

Subs Not Used: A. Jackson, MaGee, Millard

Full report to follow.

Attendance: 167






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