Honiton Town Reserves edged out at Witheride

PUBLISHED: 09:54 24 November 2015 | UPDATED: 09:54 24 November 2015

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Honiton Town Reserves went down by the odd goal in five on the visit to Witheridge.

Town made a sluggish start, conceding early on and, by the hour mark, were 3-0 down.

They dug deep to set up a grandstand finish with two goals in the last 10 minutes from Harry Leisk and Matt Ayres. They threw everything they had at bagging an equaliser, but it was all in vain and they slipped to a narrow defeat.

Manager Andrew Pike said: “The team certainly battled well, but we lacked creativity. The team improved greatly after the break and suddenly came to life in the final 10 minutes. Had their keeper not made some superb late saves we’d have got at least a point – if not more – for our late efforts.

“We looked good for periods, we just need to work on ironing out the little mistakes that are costing us at the minute. Overall, the effort levels were pleasing and I’m happy with the style of football we are playing.”

Town Reserves entertain Exmouth Amateurs in a Fresha League Nine game this Saturday (November 28).

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