Match Data 2013/2014
Havant & Waterlooville 4
Dennis Oli (Hutchinson, 70)
Scott Jones (Bird, 57)
Alek Przespolewski (Ramsey, 57)
Ciardini (pen, 41)
Neil Barrett (Debattista, 85)
Shaun McAuley (Matthews, 44)
Matt Partridge (Jenkinson, 44)
The Hawks capped a successful week yesterday with a 4-1 win at home against Basingstoke Town. The victory comes off the back of a midweek win the Hampshire Senior Cup against Hartley Wintney, and last Saturday’s three goals at Maidenhead mean Lee Bradbury’s men have now notched ten goals in just eight days.
With most of the league occupied in FA Cup action elsewhere, yesterday’s win allows the Hawks to jump to 11th place in the table – just two points outside the play-off bracket.
It was Alex Przespolewski who opened the scoring against the Dragons in the 15th minute after Perry Ryan’s tearing run up the centre of the pitch ended with a shot parried by Louis Wells.
Scott Jones then added a second with a header in the 37th minute, and just four after that Nic Ciardini was brought down in the box and converted his own penalty from the spot.
Kezie Ibe started a Basingstoke comeback nine minutes into the second half when Adam Green’s initial shot came back off the post favourably for the striker, but the Hawks put paid to any hopes of a Dragons revival in the 66th minute when Oli’s solo run ended with a fine shot that beat his marker and curled inside the far post.
Photo Dave Haines.