East Sussex College inch ahead against Bexhill College 2nd team

12 November

East Sussex College inch ahead against Bexhill College 2nd team

On Wednesday 6th November, the Bexhill College Football Academy 2nd team lost their second game in two weeks with a 1-0 defeat against a very physical East Sussex College Lewes team.

Bexhill began the game slowly and allowed Lewes to control the match with their direct type of play. A tactical change early in the half allowed Bexhill to get a hold of the game and start to play some nice intricate football that opened up the Lewes defence on a number of occasions.

Unfortunately, some wasteful shooting from the Bexhill attacking players could not give them the lead that they deserved. With halftime approaching, a scramble in the Bexhill penalty area following a Lewes corner fell to the Lewes striker who poked the ball across the line to leave Bexhill 1-0 down at the break.

The second half followed the same trend as the first with Bexhill again missing a number of good opportunities to equalise, with the Lewes defence sitting back and looking to counter attack with the long ball.

A couple of fantastic saves from the Lewes goalkeeper late on secured the 3 points for Lewes.

Bexhill currently sit second in the league having won two out of four games so far this season.

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