|CB||5||Andy Ward (c)|
Saturdays goal fest at Broadwood stadium proved to be an entertaining match for the neutral as spectators seen seven goals in this Lowland League clash.
Both sides had their chances early in the game as BSC hit the post after one minute and this near miss proved costly as Sean Brown put Colts ahead seconds later. BSC switched off at the back and as the ball was slipped in between the two central defenders Brown slotted home nicely to give Colts an early lead.
The teams creating chances at either end saw the visitors hit the post again before Brown doubled Coltsí lead with an excellent finish as he volleyed home a cross on the turn to make it 2-0.
As BSC continued to press for an equaliser they seen more of the ball than the home side but lacked the final ball when it mattered to get the goal that their play deserved. And as Colts looked to be going in at the break 2-0 to the good Johnny Black increased the lead to 3 moments before half time.
Half Time 3-0
The teams emerged for the second half and there was no slowing down from both teams as more goals were imminent.
It was Colts who were next on the score sheet as 5 minutes into the second half Johnny Black gathered the ball on the edge of the box and blasted a shot past the keeper to make it 4-0.
With the current score line not a true reflection on the BSC performance they continued to battle hard in search of a goal that their play deserved. And their goal came on the 75th minute after a well worked move was smartly finished by full back Traynor to make the score 4-1.
BSC had the ball in the net again as their pressure on the Colts goal was beginning to pay off. As BSC no.11 drove forward to the Colts goal he finished his dribble off well to give his side a glimmer of hope that they could take something from the game.
They continued to press but Colts gathered the ball and pushed up the pitch and as the ball was swung into the box the initial effort on goal was blocked and as the ball bounced up on the 6 yard line it was Sean Brown with an overhead kick that found the back of the net but it was ruled out as he came back from an offside position.
As the game entered its closing stages BSC provided the hosts with a real scare as they netted their third goal of the game. The ball was swung in from a corner and as it dropped in the box the BSC attacker reacted quickest to fire the ball into the top corner.
It made for a nervy end to the game as Chris Fahey held on well from a number of shots to settle his team down and as the final whistle blew the match ended 4-3. BSC will feel they deserved at least a point for their efforts but nevertheless it was an important win for Colts as their battle for fourth spot continues.
Full Time 4-3