Eyemouth United 0-5 Easthouses Lily

Eyemouth United were ripped apart in this cup tie at Warner Park.

Monday, 18th August 2014, 1:43 pm
Eyemouth United were well beaten

Had it not been for goalkeeper Adam Mutch pulling off good saves, the scoreline could have been much worse.

Easthouses turned the match in their favour by pumping long balls up to their forward, who was allowed to win the ball without any real challenge from the Eyemouth defence.

The Fishermen began to lose shape and a Mutch save on 25 minutes began what proved to be a busy afternoon for the keeper.

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The first goal came when Mutch was adjudged to have brought down the forward and they made no mistake from the spot.

Two minutes later an Alan Speirs slice was gathered by the Eyemouth keeper and the ref blew straight away for what he saw as a back-pass. It sent Eyemouth players and supporters into a frenzy of argument with the ref.

From the free kick, the Fishermen wall stepped forward but the Easthouses attacker was too cute and chipped the ball into the top of the net.

Worse was to come. A corner cleared to the edge of the box was slammed into the back of what was now a bulging Eyemouth net.

The second half was the same for United who went four down when a lack of communication between the centre-backs allowed Easthouses in on goal. Then it was 5-0.

Easthouses could have had ten if not for poor finishing and a couple of good saves from a very busy Mutch.