Eyemouth United 2-4 Burntisland Shipyard

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Eyemouth went down 4-2 at home to Burntisland Shipyard on Saturday.

Eyemouth started well, with some early pressure on the Shipyard goal forcing Thomson into action. It was the Shipyard, however, who had the best opportunity when Craig Lowe picked out Dale Robertson in the six yard box.

His shot was diverted for a corner and from the set piece Brendan Napier fired in a shot that grazed the top of the bar.

In 17 minutes Robertson gave Shaun Keatings a one on one opportunity but keeper Adam Mutch spread himself well to save the shot. Lowe was swift to follow up on the rebound and a desperate defensive tackle dropped him in the box leaving the referee with a simple penalty decision.

Keatings stepped up to take the kick and calmly slotted home to give the Shipyard a 1- 0 lead.

The Shipyard had more attacking opportunities and were unlucky with a shot which struck the bar.

The half then ended with abang with two goals in the final two minutes.

First of all Keatings was on hand to net for the visitors with Sean Ford heading home for eyemouth just before the whistle.

Eyemouth started the second half in a confident manner and they had all of the early possession and pressure.

They were rewarded in the 74th minute when, from a corner, the ball was headed back across goal for Ford to tap in his second goal of the game and give Eyemouth a further boost.

The Shipyard regained the lead after 76 minutes when Robertson found Anderson and he stroked the ball past Mutch.

In the 82nd minute Napier went on a surging run, riding several challenges before he was upended. From the resulting free kick he placed the ball around the wall into the bottom corner to give the Shipyard all three points.

Eyemouth: Mutch, Burrell, Ford, McInnes, Speirs, Lauder, Jess, Wilson, Adamson (Tillbrook), Buckley (Milligan), Campbell.