Cables edged out at Trafford

A late rally helped Trafford to ensure that Prescot Cables suffered defeat in their opening Evo-Stik League match.

The match got off to a positive start for Cables as a 30 yard shot from Lloyd Dean lobbed the goalkeeper and gave Cables the lead after 4 minutes.

On 9 minutes Trafford had a free header after a good ball into the box but Ben Barnes made a superb save.

A shot from Jordan Southworth on 29 minutes just went wide of the post for a goal kick.

A shot from Aaron Burns on 35 minutes went straight over the bar, which allowed Trafford to exert pressure of their own. However, Cables ended the first half ahead.

Ten minutes into the second half, a cross into the box saw James Cooper go up for the header but it went wide and out for a goal kick.

On 52 minutes Jordan Southworth put a brilliant cross into the box but Morgan Homson-Smith couldn’t get over the top of it and it was headed over the bar.

Matty Bryan for Trafford received a through ball and sees himself one on one with Ben Barnes but his drilled shot was superbly saved by the Cables ‘keeper.

Cables created another chance when Josh Klein-Davies chipped the ball to try and lob the Trafford goalkeeper but the shot just went over the top of the crossbar.

On 70 minutes Jordan Wynne drilled a shot that smashed against the crossbar then hit the Trafford keeper on the back of the head, but somehow still stayed out of the net.

Trafford’s Aaron Burns scored a controversial penalty on 82 minutes. The referee chose to overrule his assistant, who did not consider the incident which led to the spot-kick being awarded to be a foul.

Buoyed by this, Trafford hit Cables on the break in the 85th minute and Ally Brown (pictured, above) drilled his shot into the net to make it 2-1 to Trafford.

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