KO: 7:45 PM
Venue: Church Road (Whyteleafe FC)
Slough Goals: None
Opponent Goals: TBA
The Rebels came out
expecting to win against a side that hadn't won a home league match
so far this season. I must say, Whyteleafe were the most poor and
disorganised team I have seen play since the season the Rebels got
Slough had the majority of
the play (so what else is new?) but as usual, didn't do much with
it. We thought that we had taken the lead early when one of our
players headed home from a corner, but the linesman flagged for
happened in the first half, Whyteleafe scored late on but I can't
comment on it because I didn't see it. All I know is that Whyteleafe
knew they didn't deserve it, for the rest of the game they resorted
to wasting as much time as possible. The referee was the worst I
have seen in ages, and that's just for the first half! Rather than
making his own mind up, he seemed to be swayed by the calls from the
very vocal home support.
The second half saw the
Rebels fans take to the stand behind the goal, where we had the best
view you could get at this ground and what's more, we could see
everything in our half clearly, shame the ref couldn't!
second half Slough had by far the majority of the possession, but we
panicked in front of goal. Whyteleafe were happy to just punt the
ball up-field and hope for the best while Slough had a hard time in
midfield with Ryan Spencer trying to run it himself.
had several corners, all resulting in one of our players losing the
ball and Whyteleafe clearing it out of danger. Whyteleafe finally
killed the game off late when they scored. A cross was met by one of
their players who tapped home into the unguarded net.
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