Brandon lose out in rain

Brandon Town lost 2-1 at Acle United in one of the few matches to take place on Saturday.The pitch was in deemed playable Saturday morning and was a testament to the groundsman.

Acle United 2, Brandon Town 1

Brandon Town lost at Acle United in one of the few matches to take place on Saturday.

The pitch was deemed playable on Saturday morning and was a testament to the groundsman.

Driving rain throughout the game meant only the die-hard spectators braved the elements.


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Acle dominated the early exchanges and Town were thankful that Corston was alive to any threats to the visitors' goal.

Brandon took the lead when his long clearance saw a mix-up between defender and keeper giving Brown the chance to steer the ball into an open goal.

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Acle were soon level as some slick passing was well finished to give the home side a deserved leveller.

Waites fired over from close range and Brown saw his shot well saved as Town got a foothold in the game.

The second half belonged to Acle as Brandon struggled to cope with the relentless pressure from the home side.

Their winner came directly from a corner which Corston misjudged, but he had already saved Town more than once.

The final minutes saw Town push forward without creating any clear chances.

Both sides were a credit but the home side showed greater hunger in the final third and got the rewards as Brandon looked to contain their attacking aspirations.

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