Chopbacks seal first three points of the season

Sidley United II 1

South Coast Athletico 5

After the disappointing defeat last weekend South Coast Athletico had the chance to make up for it when they played away from home with an East Sussex Football League Division 1 clash with newcomers Sidley United.

The Chopbacks started terribly and as a result of a defensive mix up they conceded a sloppy goal within the first 30 seconds of the game.

Despite that poor start the Chopbacks managed to go in at half time 3-1 up with goals from  Tyler Smith, Dave Burch and Brad Owens.

The second half saw Burch having to leave the field early with a potential elbow injury.

With a goals from Smith – that could also be a contender for goal of the season – and Jay Easton opening his club account the Chopbacks got their first win of the campaign leaving the field 5-1 victors.

With what is looking like a free match weekend coming up the South Coast will look to put in some extra preparation for their next league match against Sedlescombe Rangers II.

Man of the Match
Byron Nichol

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