Pagham 4-1 Cowes Sports
Lions continue pre-season form.
Pagham got off to a bright start in their first home friendly of the season putting the visitors under pressure in the opening minutes with a brace of corners, one forcing the Cowes keeper to make a save from Terrell Lewis as the ball was dipping just under the bar.
Cowes were coming more and more into the game and on sixteen minutes James Binfield in the home goal had to scramble to make a fine save denying Sports the lead.
The deadlock was broken on twenty five minutes as Callum Overton found Scott Murfin twenty five yards out who rifled the ball into the net for the home side.
Callum Overton turned scorer on forty minutes, scoring from a well worked free kick.
Minutes later and it could have been three as Lloyd Rowlett hit the joint of the post and bar sending the ball wide.
The second half was only minutes old when full back Daryl Wollers found himself free after skipping tackles twenty yards out to bury the ball into the net for the goal of the game.
David Crouch forced Cowes Keeper into a fine save when put through only to fire the rebound just over the bar on seventy seven minutes.
Five minutes later and Cowes pulled one back as the home defence stood watching.
As the clock ticked down Scott Murfin scored Pagham’s forth from a Andy Chick through ball to see the game out.
REPORT & PHOTO BY ROGER SMITH.