Leamington 2 Chasetown 2 - Report

Chasetown started brightly but it was the hosts that drew first blood in the 16th minute. Leamington broke into the box and keeper Curtis Pond conceded a spot kick. Josh March powered the penalty past the Chasetown number one, who went the right way.


Chasetown were reduced to ten men after 26 minutes with Alex Melbourne seeing red for a late challenge on Callum Gittings.

The Brakes were unable to make their man advantage count before the interval but straight after the restart Jack Edwards forced a superb diving save from Pond.

In the 56th minute, Leamington eventually stretched their lead.

The ten men got a lifeline in the 62nd minute when Danny Cocks was brought down for a penalty. George Cater fired past Jake Weaver to reduce the deficit.

The Scholars dramatically levelled in the 67th minute. Cocks won a corner and his set piece was floated in and skipper Ryan Wynter headed beyond Weaver via a slight deflection.

Kaiman Anderson tested Pond with a long range effort as the hosts tried to re assert their authority.

Leamington fans celebrated prematurely in the 80th minute as a header found its way past Pond but the flag had long been up for offside.

Superb defending from Chasetown kept it 2-2. First, Lewis Riley-Stewart blocked with his body and then Wynter cleared off the line from Gift Mussa.

Ravi Shamsi produced a long range volley at the start of five minutes of stoppage time but Pond flung himself to palm round for a corner.

Leamington had a last minute corner but Pond caught the ball confidently to confirm a Tuesday night replay.

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