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Altrincham 1 Worcester City 2
Updated 9:51pm Tuesday 21st January 2014 in Sport By Steve Carley - Midlands Sports Journalist of the Year 2013, @stevecarleyWN
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- Hutchison and Moore return for Munday and Ramsey-Dickson
- 0-1: Brown 56 mins
- 0-2: Nti 79 mins
- 1-2: Lawrie 80 mins
Firm drive by Reeves is blocked by Veiga.
Nti is denied by Coburn.
Five extra minutes to play.
Sub. City 84 mins: Richard Munday on for Graham Hutchison.
Sub. City 83 mins: Richard Taundry replaces Aaron Williams.
Altrincham 80 mins: Lawrie drives home a free-kick in off the post.
City. 79 mins: Nti sends a superb right foot strike looping over Coburn from 25 yards.
Griffin almost forces the ball over the line but Veiga holds on.
Sub. City 77 mins: Kristian Ramsey-Dickson replaces Ethan Moore.
Sub. Altrincham 76 mins: James Lawrie replaces Kyle Perry.
City having to do a fair bit of defending.
Moult's corner is headed out by Aaron Williams on the near post.
Sub. Altrincham 73 mins: Scott Leather replaces Matt Doughty.
Sub. Altrincham 71 mins: Jake Moult on for Joe Mwasile.
Ebby Nelson-Addy lets fly from distance but that doesn't trouble Coburn.
Moore lifts the ball onto the roof of the net when he might have done better to pick out a team-mate.
Griffin drags an effort wide of the far post.
Densmore's free-kick from deep is headed away from danger by Brown.
The Alty fans in front of me are getting increasingly frustrated.
City 56 mins: Nti whips in a cross from the right and Brown rises to head beyond Coburn. No less than they deserve.
This game is there for the taking at the moment for Worcester.
Deeney's corner is met by Brown but the home defence smother his header.
Moore sends a volley on the turn wide.
Sounds like we need to start taking our chances #wcfc— @ac_wcfc 21 January 2014
Densmore fires wide of Veiga's post.
Cross from George Williams sees Nti glance a header wide.
Deeney's long ball picks out Moore but the defender muscles him out of it.
Griffin with the corner, Veiga drops the ball but claims it at the second attempt.
The rain continues to hammer down and it's not helping the pitch.
Poor cross from George Williams lands on the roof of the net.
Mwasile fails to control a long ball over the top and a chance for the Robins goes.
Deeney's free-kick is comfortably cleared.
Altrincham coming back into the game.
Mwasile lashes a volley over the bar from just outside the area.
Worcester are the better side at present and they are finding plenty of space to play.
Coburn flaps at the corner but gets away with it as the referee spots a foul.
Moore slips a neat ball through to Ellis Deeney and his rasping left foot drive cannons back off the bar.
The flag-kick is poor.
Griffin slices a shot which is deflected for a corner.
Driving rain is making conditions testing. Players slipping over quite a bit.
Daniel Nti brings a god save out of Stuart Coburn.
Shot on the turn from Moore is blocked by Gianluca Havern.
Brown has a pop from 30 yards and is not too far wide.
The referee gets in the way and breaks up a promising Altrincham attack.
Corner from Adam Griffin is headed clear by the towering figure of Aaron Brown.
Damian Reeves lofts the ball over Veiga and into the net but the offside flag had long been up.
Joe Mwasile bursts into the box and shoots into the side netting.
Some patient play from Worcester, more than competing with their hosts.
Neat move from Altrincham, started by Shaun Densmore, eventually ends up in the arms of Jose Veiga.
Not much to choose between the sides at the moment.
Ethan Moore playing as the furthest forward striker.
Plenty of high balls in the opening exchanges.
We're gonna get another big result tonight! #3inarow #comeoncity #keepthefaith #wcfc— @ac_wcfc 21 January 2014
Hoping @WorcesterCityFc can pick up at least another point on their way to Skrill North safety #wcfc— @richiehh 21 January 2014
Are you making the trip to Altrincham this evening? #wcfc— @WorcesterCityFc 21 January 2014
@tylerweir15 Good luck for tonight be great to get the 3 points. #WCFC.— @SimonSmithy04 21 January 2014
Worcester City make two changes for tonight's match with captain Graham Hutchison and striker Ethan Moore both returning to the starting 11.
Out go Richard Munday and Kristian Ramsey-Dickson, who both drop to the bench.
Ellis Deeney retains the captain's armband.
Former Worcester midfielder Simon Richman lines up for Altrincham.
Worcester City: Veiga, G Williams, Weir, Grimes, Hutchison, Brown, Nti, Deeney, Moore, Nelson-Addy, A Williams. Subs: Leslie, Taundry, Munday, Ramsey-Dickson, D Williams.
Altrincham: Coburn, Densmore, Doughty, Rodgers, Havern, Marshall, Mwasile, Richman, Perry, Reeves, Griffin. Subs: Leather, Moult, Wilkinson, Lawrie, Samberg.
Referee: Philip Dermott (Lancashire).
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