Report: Maidenhead United 0-1 Altrincham
Posted on 27th September 2023
The first chance of the game fell to the Magpies just after the 15-minute mark, as the ball found Casey Pettit on the edge of the box, but his low effort was blocked off the line by a defender.
The visitors almost opened the scoring shortly after, as Amalazor drove down the right wing before cutting onto his left foot, and dragging a shot wide of Craig Ross’ goal.
The Robins had another great chance to make it 1-0 before halftime, as Craig Ross had to react quickly to prevent a Lewis Banks header from beating him at close range.
Craig Ross was called into action again not long after, as he got down well at his near post to prevent Gerald Sitholes shot from sneaking in.
HALF TIME - Maidenhead United 0 - 0 Altrincham
On the hour mark, the first real chance of the second half fell Maidenhead’s way, as Jayden Mitchell-Lawson's corner almost crept in at the back post, but Ethan Ross did well to tip it over the bar.
Minutes later, there was another great chance for the Magpies, as Sam Beckwith was invited to shoot on the edge of the box, but the full backs shot sailed just wide of the goal.
Despite the hosts being on top throughout the second half, Altrincham took the lead through a long range strike from Chris Conn-Clarke which found its way into the top left corner.
Maidenhead almost had an equaliser, as they countered quickly from an Altrincham corner, but Mitchell-Lawson couldn’t hit the target with his effort.
FULL TIME - Maidenhead United 0 - 1 Altrincham
Maidenhead United - Craig Ross, Zico Asare, Will De Havilland, James Golding, Sam Beckwith, Kane Ferdinand, Casey Pettit (Omilabu 84’), Harry Parsons, Reece Smith, Jayden Mitchell-Lawson (Zimba 84’), Tobi Sho-Silva (Keetch 78’)
Altrincham - Ethan Ross, Lewis Banks, Eddy Jones, Lewis Baines, Isaac Marriott, Chris Conn-Clarke, Justin Amalazor, Jake Cooper, Joey Jones (Osborne 58’), Gerald Sithole (Angus 82’), Alex Newby
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