Richmond 0 Reading Mens 2As 3By Reading Hockey Club • Oct 20th, 2013 • Category: M2A, Match Reports
On a deceptively hot day, the reading 2a’s took too the Richmond hockey club, for a match that all were desperate to win.
We turned up too Richmond in a positive mind frame, gearing up for the ‘early top of the table clash’, and the dreadful umpiring that would be coming.
We pushed back, (albeit 20 minutes late) and from the off reading dominated, with assertive passing from Henry, Ben, Sam and Toby, Richmond were sitting of us, and making it hard too break through them. Lloydy and Seb were picking up the ball up in good positions and making good leads, opening up holes for the forwards to run into.
The break through was coming, Richmond had the odd attack, but that petered out fairly quickly. We ventured into the D with 0 outcomes in the first half, with Alex B missing an opportunity to put Reading 1-0 up. But he and the team moved on, and continued to dominate.
In the second half reading carried on in much the same way, the press from the forwards was working exceptionally, and therefore forcing a mistake from there CB, passing the ball straight to Ali Higginson who then capitalised by firing the ball past the keeper.
The same was too happen later on in the game with another flick going in off of their post man.
Overall on the day Reading bossed procedures taking another 3 points.