Posted: Thu 19th Sep 2013

Airbus UK Broughton’s Development side see off Bala Town with 8 goal blitz

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This article is old - Published: Thursday, Sep 19th, 2013

Airbus UK Broughton’s Development side recorded an 8-1 victory over their Bala Town counterparts at the Airfield in their latest Welsh Premier Academy fixture.

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Coaching team Dave Riley & Lee Starkey were able to select a few over-age players to supplement the Under-19’s and this was reflected in a dominant performance. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

On 19 minutes Steve Abbott opened the scoring, bursting into the area, evading the goalkeeper to pick his spot and make it 1-0. Four minutes later Bala equalised with a neat finish from Rob Jones. However a few minutes later Airbus were 2-1 up when Abbott netted again at the near-post. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

With half an hour gone it was 3-1 to Airbus when Zyaac Edwards took advantage of a lapse in the Bala defence with a smart finish. It was not all one-way traffic as Bala had chances before the break. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Two minutes into the second-half it was 4-1 to Airbus when a clever lay-off from Zyaac Edwards allowed substitute Richie Partridge to drill home in the area. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

On 58 minutes good work by Abbott set Zyaac Edwards up for his second with a tap-in at the near-post for 5-1. The same combination eight minutes later made it 6-1 and produced a hat-trick for Zyaac Edwards – showing exactly why Swansea City were so keen to sign him during the summer. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

On 77 minutes Airbus substitute Aaron Hassall was fouled in the area by the goalkeeper and stepped up to take the penalty himself, firing low into the corner to make it 7-1. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

With seven minutes to go the scoring was rounded off with another close finish from Zyaac Edwards to make it 8-1 and take his night’s personal tally to four. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The visitors were much better than the final score suggested but were unlucky to meet an Airbus side that were clinical in taking their chances. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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