Saffron Dynamos 0 Dalehead United 1: Dynamo unlucky against league leaders

PUBLISHED: 15:42 13 December 2010

Daniel Rowlanson took the keepers jersey

Daniel Rowlanson took the keepers jersey


DYNAMOS produced an outstanding performance against the current league leaders that was worthy of a victory.

Saffron Dynamos 0 Dalehead United 1

DYNAMOS produced an outstanding performance against the current league leaders that was worthy of a victory.

However, despite all their best efforts a solo goal in the 30th minute for United’s leading-marks man Dan Booker, took all three points.

For this clash, Dynamos named new signing Aaron Ridgewell in the starting line up, with the only other change being Daniel Rowlandson taking the number one jersey, as all three of Dynamos keepers were unavailable.

The hosts took the game to United right from the kick off and for three quarters of the match played flowing one-touch football that had their in-form visitors all at sea.

Despite this, the final killer touch was missing and opposing forward Booker showed how it should be done on the half hour mark, beating four defenders and slotted home.

Only eight minutes later Dynamos should have equalised with a penalty, as the league’s leading marksman Milton Mendez stepped up to hopefully notch his 20th goal of the season.

However, he slipped and his tame shot was palmed out by the opposing keeper.

In the second period Dynamos had a goal disallowed after a scramble in the pnelaty area. Despite pleas from the home players the referee failed to agree that the ball had crossed the United line.

In the last 20 minutes the home side desperately gunned for that elusive equaliser with some attractive football, but could not find the final touch.

During the closing stages United missed a controversial penalty but it was all academic as the visitors closed the game out comfortably.

Dynamos manager Carl Rudd said: “All the players from one to eleven gave it all they could in trying to gain something from the game but the goal would not come.”

Next: Saffron Dynamos next game is away to Glemsford and Cavendish on January 8.

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