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Aston University 1 Daventry 8

ASTON started the game with more possession before Daventry had a counter attack with Ollie Dunn playing in Matt Finch to slot home.

This gave Daventry the confidence to push Aston hard. Luke Topp fed the ball forward to Adam Birch who squared to Matt for him to gain his and Daventry’s second goal of the game.

After a mix-up in defence Aston snatched back a goal putting the pressure back on Daventry as they no longer held a two-goal cushion.

Pete Adey made a great save leading up to the goal.

Jacob Howard worked tirelessly up front for Daventry earning the man of the match award which led to Daventry regaining their two-goal advantage with Matt blasting home from the top of the D to earn himself a hat-trick.

Jacob’s hard work also earnt him a goal after a good run by Mark Scoble who slipped the ball through for Matt to knock it across allowing him an easy finish.

Wez Pope also scored from Daventry’s trademark move.

Captain Chris Woodard ran up and down the field throughout the game and was rewarded with a goal after another well-rehearsed move.

With the score at 6-1 the game began to flow with Andrew Hartwell moving up from defence and winning a short corner which Wez Pope converted.

Aston used the extra space to make several counter attacks with Matt Candler leading the defence well. He then fed the ball forward to Matt who rounded the keeper earning himself the fourth goal of the game.

Daventry have two games at the weekend, away on Saturday against top-of-the table Market Harborough and at home in the third round of the Men’s Vase Trophy against Berkswell and Balsall Common who replaced them in East Midlands Divison 1 after Daventry’s relegation.