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Solihull Moors 1 Worcester City 1
Updated 5:04pm Thursday 26th December 2013 in Sport By Steve Carley - Midlands Sports Journalist of the Year 2013, @stevecarleyWN
This live event has finished
- City unchanged from team that defeated Harrogate
- 1-0: Beswick 63 mins
- Red card: Blackwood 73 mins (second yellow)
- 1-1: Moore 87 mins
Nti bursts into the box and blasts over.
Solihull 90+6 mins: Stuart Pierpoint for foul on Dell.
Beswick with it, and the ball is scrambled away.
Corner to Solihull.
Header from Smith goes wide.
Four extra minutes to play.
Solihull 90 mins: Beswick for foul on Nelson-Addy.
Cross from Nti is well claimed by Singh.
City 87 mins: Long ball forward is flicked on by Smith and Moore stabs the ball past Singh.
Sam Smith has been thrown forward by City.
The City striker looks in pain and has almost stopped moving.
Glover is holding his arm and City have no subs left.
Sub. Solihull 81 mins: Dominic Langdon on for Aron Wint.
Beswick cracks a half volley over the bar from 25 yards.
Worcester have taken a gamble in going three at the back. Can it pay off?
Sub. City 78 mins: Dominic Dell replaces Matt Regan.
City piling forward. Taundry's drive from distance is saved by Singh.
Deeney's free-kick is easily hacked away.
Sub. City 74 mins: Daniel Nti comes on for Aaron Williams.
Sub. Solihull 73 mins: Michael Blackwood booked for holding back Deeney. He's already been booked and so is off.
Deeney with another corner from the opposite side, cleared by Solihull.
Taundry takes the corner short to Ebby Nelson-Addy, accepts the return ball and has a shot deflected over.
Attendance is 575.
Solihull 63 mins: Beswick's shot creeps under the body of Veiga and the ball trickles over the line.
Sub. City 62 mins: Sam Smith replaces Richard Munday.
Bogle drags the ball across goal and wide.
Sub. Solihull 60 mins: Junior English and Jordan Gough replace Matt Birley and Jay Denny.
Shabir Khan heads over from Ellis Deeney's corner.
Taundry gets the ball into the box but Moore hits his shot into the ground and the ball goes wide.
City doing plenty of attacking.
Glover curls the ball just wide. A few fans thought that was in.
Free-kick for City around 30 yards from goal.
Shot from Beswick is easy for Veiga.
Two extra minutes to play.
Moore gets the better of Rob Eivns, sprints clear but the offside flag goes up...very late.
Moore finds himself in the clear but his effort his blocked by Singh.
Solihull cranking up the pressure.
But the next delivery from Beswick hits the side netting.
Solihull's latest corner is deflected over the bar.
Header from Aron Wint hits George Williams on the line and the ball goes behind.
The ball comes out to Reece Fleet and his shot crashes back off the post.
From the free-kick just in from the corner flag, Richard Munday heads clear.
City 36 mins: George Williams for a foul on Michael Blackwood.
Aaron Williams and Ebby Nelson-Addy have switched flanks.
There's a bit more urgency about the game now but still nothing in the way of good chances.
Solihull beginning to pass the ball without finding the final ball.
Some poor touches from both sides.
Ryan Beswick with the corner from the other side, and City clear.
Denny delivers from the right and Veiga tips wide.
Omar Bogle's shot is deflected wide for a corner.
Header from Denny is wide but Veiga had it covered.
Taundry with short corner which is gathered by Jasbir Singh.
Solihull 20 mins: Michael Blackwood for handball.
Richard Taundry takes aim and his shot is deflected for a corner, from which Matt Regan has an effort cleared off the line. Aaron Williams fires the rebound over.
Free-kick to City in a central position about 35 yards out.
Jay Denny slips but Glover can't take advantage.
Jose Veiga is again playing as a sweeper.
Danny Glover tries to prod the ball through to strike partner Ethan Moore but the keeper clears.
Decent crowd here today.
Michael Nottingham gets to the edge of the box and then places an awful pass out for a goal kick.
Still waiting for the first chance for either side.
City look to be set up 4-4-2.
City are unchanged from the team that won 1-0 against Harrogate Town.
Former Worcester players Rob Elvins, Matt Birley and Jay Denny start for the Moors.
Worcester City: Veiga, G Williams, Regan, Shabir, Munday, Deeney, Nelson-Addy, Taundry, Glover, Moore, A Williams. Subs: Nti, Leslie, Dell, Weir, Smith.
Solihull Moors: Singh, Nottingham, Blackwood, Fleet, Elvins, Piepoint, Birley, Wint, Bogle, Beswick, Denny. Subs: Gough, Langdon, Knights, English, Taylor.
Referee: Marvyn Amphlett.
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