Droylsden 2-1 Mossley

The Bloods claimed their first win of the season with a 2-1 Victory over local rivals Mossley on a hot Bank Holiday Monday at the Butchers Arms

Mossley took the lead against the run of play after twenty minutes when Ben Halfacre collected the ball  on the edge of the area hitting his shot into the top corner of Chris Thompson’s net.

Bloods levelled seven minutes before half time when skipper Domaine Rouse slotted home from the edge of the area after good work down the right from Diego Lattie

Droylsden lost Andy Langford just before half time colliding with midfielder Colin Murray as the two players tried to clear the ball.

In a tight second half with few chances, Droylsden took the lead when substitute Stephen Rigby scored directly from a free kick on the edge of the area, Forth parrying his effort is not the back of the net.

Rigby could gave claimed a third shortly afterwards bursting into the box only  for keeper Forth to save from close range.

At the other end as the visitors pressed for an equaliser Thompson saved from close range to deny substitute Keogh’s near post header.




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