Fine save denies Wroxham a draw

Wroxham 1, Leiston 2: This was a classic game of two halves. For the opening 40-odd minutes the visitors were rampant, playing their best football of the campaign to date.

Wroxham 1, Leiston 2

This was a classic game of two halves. For the opening 40-odd minutes the visitors were rampant, playing their best football of the campaign to date.

They started with purpose and were rewarded when Berry volleyed home from ten yards after Cunningham had cleverly flicked on a Boardley throw in the seventh minute.

The pressure was relentless and lMcGlonelashed home the second after Berry had nodded Cunningham's free kick across the face of goal.


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The home side looked a spent force with Leiston dominant all over the park. Howie denied Wardley, Brothers and Cunningham as Leiston looked like routing the home side.

But with the half just seconds from closing, Wardley and Stannard hesitated under pressure from Spriggs and the ball found its way for Owen Paynter to tap into the empty net.

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Wroxham re-emerged with their tails up for the second period and had Leiston penned back in their own half for the majority of the second half.

The Leiston rearguard provided an outstanding display as Wroxham hurled everything at them with the visitors attacking sporadically.

As the game reached its final throws, Leiston became more of a threat with Howie denying Cunningham after some great skill but it took a first-class save from Stannard deep into stoppage time to deny Paynter a second and preserve Leiston's unbeaten eight-game record at Trafford Park.

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