Reserves Win On The Road
By Tristan Cropley
Patched up reserves scrape 3 points at Peckham
Welling town Reserves today travelled to Peckham Town Reserves in the Kent County Division 3 west
Welling made 5 changes including 2 debuts and the versatile Jean-Luc Daley playing in Goal.
Welling started brightly and moved the ball forward well.
The opener came from a set piece and was scored by Luke Bewick. 0-1
A few minutes later Welling were 2-0 as a inswinging corner found the head of Dilan Nlendi who scored his 7th of the season.
Welling missed a number of chances before Peckham pulled one back.
The make shift back 5 were caught out by a through ball. 1-2
Peckham then grew in confidence and had more of the possession and chances
The Peckham striker was brought down in the box and the ref pointed to the spot. PENALTY.
Jean-Luc was the hero for the boots by guessing correctly and palming the spot kick wide
The second half started the same as the first ended. Peckham having the better of the chances and being more creative.
Welling soaked up the pressure and the back 5 looked more assured.
A diagonal ball found Leon “lefty” who played a cute ball to debutant Richmond. Richmond hit the by line and found Pat Ward and” Nesta”
Pat shot first and Nesta scrambled in the rebound. 1-3
With 10 mins to go Peckham could feel the game was beyond them and Welling Town Reserves Managed the game out to a close
MOTM - Jean-Luc Daley