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Westfields 5 Tuffley Rovers 1 as it happened


Westfields v Tuffley Rovers minute by minute updates

By Ben Goddard

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  • Westfields 1 Tuffley Rovers 0
  • 7) A long kick up field by the goalkeeper sees Tuffley ball-watching and Aidan Thomas sneeks in before beating the goalkeeper.
  • Westfields 2 Tuffley Rovers 0
  • 18) Stoneman ran through on goal and beat the goalkeeper only to see his shot blocked off the line by Isaac Lawrence.
  • Greaves followed up but was also denied off the line by Isaac. Eventually it's pulled back to Thomas who finished.
  • Westfields 3 Tuffley Rovers 0
  • 19) Craig Jones makes it three with a clinical finish from outside the box powerfully firing home.
  • Westfields 4 Tuffley Rovers 0
  • Aidan Thomas is found in space and strolls through on goal before beating the goalkeeper.
  • Westfields 5 Tuffley Rovers 0
  • 63) Aidan Thomas beats the last man before pulling it back for Greaves who fires into an empty net.
  • Westfields 5 Tuffley Rovers 1
  • 90+3 An audacious effort by the striker catches Havard off his line and into the net. Number 17 no number 17 on the team-sheet
  • Unbeaten in the league Fields started powerfully and only seven minutes into the tie took the lead with a route one ball to Aidan Thomas who strolled through on goal and beat the goalkeeper.
  • Billy Murphy was next to test the visitors' goal but his deflected effort was tipped from under the bar by Luke Merchant.
  • Fields doubled their lead at the third time of asking with just 18 minutes played.
  • Firstly Dan Stoneman ran though on goal beating the goalkeeper only to see his effort blocked off the line by Isaac Lawrence.
  • Lawrence was also equal to Richard Greaves' follow-up effort. However, Aidan Thomas did find the net on the rebound.
  • A minute later Craig Jones was much more clinical and finished a sweet shot from range.
  • The game settled down until three minutes before the break when Greaves flicked Thomas through on goal who slotted past the goalkeeper for his hat-trick.
  • Thomas continued to look dangerous and was only denied his fourth goal by a fine save after being found unmarked on the edge of the box.
  • Thomas was also influential in the fifth beating the goalkeeper before pulling it back for Greaves to slide home.
  • Substitute Joe Bates should have made it six but blazed wide with the goal at his mercy.
  • Bates would have three more chances firing one wide and seeing the other two saved by Luke Merchant
  • Westfields: Havard, Gwynne, Butler, Kahaki, Hurrell, Reeve, Stoneman, Murphy, Greaves, Jones, Thomas
  • Subs: Hayes, Cooper, Bates, Plane, Peters
  • Tuffley Rovers: Merchant, Lawrence, Hill, Pritchett, Herbert, Briscoe, Kent, Beardsell, Langworthy, Price, Priday
  • Subs: Bloomfield, Bird, Shutt, Watkins
  • WELCOME to Allpay Park where Hellenic Premier leaders Westfields host Tuffley Rovers this evening.
  • Westfields sit top of the Hellenic Premier and are unbeaten in the league with 10 wins and two draws to their name.
  • Meanwhile, Tuffley Rovers sit in 9th with mixed form: 4W, 5D, 4L
  • This is the start of a double-header which sees Westfields travel to Tuffley Rovers on December 10.