Unfortunately, the Merton 5’s didn’t really turn up, despite being in very familiar territory. It felt like we were still on holiday, in fact.

Things started badly, and we went 2-0 down quickly. Poly scored a couple of goals on the break. Merton finished the half strongly though, with a lot of pressure from corners. The Poly keeper made 2 quality saves, one from Steve Burchell.

The second half started slow again, and we conceded 2 quick goals. 

Dulanie then pulled one back for us, as he finished from close range off a rebounded Dwayne shot.

A couple more Poly goals later and an Aaron Ackerman cross into the box was bundled into the goal by the Poly CB under pressure from Gibbo. The goals panel eventually decided to generously award the goal to the Welshman, who may or may not have got a touch on it.

A few more Poly goals later and the end result wass 9-2. A poor result, but let’s put it out of our minds, and get back to winning ways next week.

MOTM: only one candidate – Dwayne Forest Bedford

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