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Stockport County 4 Worcester City 0
Updated 4:54pm Saturday 5th October 2013 in Sport By Steve Carley - Midlands Sports Journalist of the Year 2013, @stevecarleyWN
This live event has finished
- Phil Trainer and Exodus Geohaghon return to City team
- 1-0: Jacobs 10 mins
- 2-0: Turner 26 mins
- 3-0: Jevons 44 mins
- 4-0: Jevons 60 mins
- Penalty miss: Glover 87 mins
Howard breaks forward and drags an effort wide of the goal.
City break with Deeney, he plays in Nelson-Addy who blazes over.
Four extra minutes for Worcester to endure.
O'Halloran drives the ball at goal and forces Veiga to parry.
Danny Glover fires the spot kick wide. That sums up City's day.
City have a penalty following a handball in the area.
Thorley's corner to the near post is headed clear.
Williams' goal bound shot is cleared off the line by James Tunnicliffe.
Brief stoppage to allow Howard to get treatment.
Worcester haven't given up on getting a consolation but there are only eight minutes left.
Windsor forces Veiga to hold on to his low drive as the hosts seek more goals.
Sub. Stockport 77 mins: Brandon Windsor comes on for Danny Gosset.
Howard drills wide after decent approach play from the hosts.
Trainer gets in a crucial intervention to take the ball off the feet of Turner.
Keiran Charnock stumbles in the area and almost lets in Daniel Nti. The City striker's attempts to get a penalty are embarrassing.
Howard sends a free kick from out wide on the right towards the top corner. Veiga claims.
Sub. Stockport 64 mins: Nicky Platt replaces Robert Lofthouse.
That goal probably came against the run of play. If it wasn't game over before, it is now.
Sub. Stockport 61 mins: Stephen O'Halloran on for Scott Duxberry.
Stockport 60 mins: Jevons fails with a fancy flick but the ball comes back to him and he curls it neatly beyond Veiga with his left foot.
Thorley drills the ball in, Tunji Moses is first to it.
City win their first corne of the game.
Trainer now sitting deeper and Nelson-Addy further forward.
Nelson-Addy chases the ball down, wins possession and plays it to Thorley who draws a save from the keeper. Better from the visitors.
Free kick from Ellis Deeney is tamely headed at Ormson by Munday. Well, it goes down as a shot on target.
Gosset spins on the edge of the box and fires just wide of Veiga's post.
Attendance is 2,332. There are 82 fans from Worcester.
Can the double change improve City's fortunes?
City subs. Aaron Williams and Ebby Nelson-Addy on for Niall Thompson and Richard Taundry.
Stockport 44 mins: Howard's strike from 20 yards hits Jevons and beats Veiga. City claiming Jevons was offside when the bal was struck.
Long throw from Geohaghon finds its way to Phil Trainer and he volleys way over. First chance of note for City.
With five minutes to go before the break, Stockport keeper Ian Ormson hasn't touched the ball apart from place it for the occasional goal kick.
The first flag kick is out behind for another and the second is punched out by Veiga before the ball is blasted over by Howard.
Gosset's free kick is swung over and diverted behind by a Worcester head for a corner.
City 36 mins: Geohaghon for crunching challenge on Duxberry.
Tom Thorley chips a free kick forward, it misses everyone and goes behind for a goal kick.
Phil Jevons hits the ball straight into the wall. Bit of a waste.
City concede a free kick on the edge of the box. This could be dangerous.
Stockport 26 mins: A long ball over the top from Robert Lofthouse gets Turner in behind Munday and he prods the ball past Veiga. Munday almost brought Turner down as well!
Niall Thompson gets his first cross of the game into the box but there is no City player anywhere near it.
Incisive pass from Scott Duxberry allows Rhys Turner to get in behind Exodus Geohaghon. He shoots wide but it looked like Veiga touched the ball. No corner given.
A few more encouraging signs from the visitors, challenges going in and using the ball well.
Gosset with the County free kick from the left, cleared by Graham Hutchison and Richard Taundry.
It's Worcester doing the majority of defending.
City struggling to get into the game at the moment.
Stockport 10 mins: A quick throw from Howard finds Kyle Jacobs and he fires a right footed shot on the half volley into the top corner from inside the area.
A couple of shots in quick succession blocked by the City defence, the last from Danny Gosset.
Phil Trainer playing in a trio with Danny Glover and Niall Thompson behind Daniel Nti.
A slip by Richard Munday lets in Iain Howard but his shot is smothered by Jose Veiga.
Worcester City welcome back Phil Trainer and Exodus Geohaghon after the pair missed last Saturday's FA Cup win over Coventry Sphinx.
Shabir Khan and Aaron Williams drop to the bench, while George Williams is for enough to be among the substitutes.
City: Veiga, Hutchison, Deeney, Thorley, Munday, Geohaghon, Thompson, Taundry, Nti, Trainer, Glover. Subs: Khan, Nelson-Addy, A Williams, G Williams, Sargeant.
Stockport County: Ormson, Jacobs, Duxberry, Gosset, Tunnicliffe, Charnock, Moses, Lofthouse, Turner, Jevons, Howard. Subs: Platt, Craney, O'Halloran, Windsor, Jones.
Referee: Peter Wright.
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