Stratford 0 Rushall Olympic 3 - Report

At the birthplace of Shakespeare, Rushall beat Stratford 3-0 in a game with plenty of drama.

Rushall started the brighter of the two teams, Callum Coyle and Tyler Lyttle linking up well to create some early chances. Dominating the opening stages, The Pics came close to taking the lead on the twenty minute mark, A knock on from Whittall found Glover at the back post who forced an outstanding block from Turner on the line.

It didn’t take long though for Rushall to get ahead though, Coyle’s shot taking a deflection on it’s way past O’Brien in net. Things went from bad to worse for The Bards after that, Danny Glover was taken out when through on goal by Kynan Isacc, which resulted in Isacc being shown a red card. From the following free kick, Specialist Tyler Lyttle stepped up and magnificently curled it into the top corner to double Rushall’s lead.

After the break, the hosts had a great opportunity to pull one back when Michael Taylor found himself 1-on-1 but his shot was straight at Palmer. Rushall then carried their momentum from the first half with Callum Coyle showing his class. A perfect Pics counter attack added a third just past the hour mark, Lyttle played in Coyle who pulled it back to Glover to tap home.

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