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By Ben Goddard

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Westfields 0 Bishops Cleeve 1
  • 44) Fields clear the first shot off the line and the second falls to Crowe who makes no mistake from close range.
  • Westfields 1 Bishops Cleeve 1
  • 45) Straight from kick-off Fields equalIse as they find Ben Hayes in space who takes a touch before sliding under the goalkeeper.
  • Westfields 2 Bishops Cleeve 1
  • 62) Reeve plays a perfect through ball to Stoneman who takes a touch before firing past the goalkeeper
  • ROLLING MATCH REPORT
  • Fields started with a bang and Aiden Thomas almost opened scoring inside the opening minute after running through on goal, only to see his effort save.
  • Billy Murphy saw his effort sail over before Thomas was denied by the goalkeeper again.
  • At the other end Ieuan Crowe almost connected with a ball into the box but couldn't get the connection required.
  • Dan Stoneman had the best chance of the first half on 37 minutes after a header flicked him through, but his effort flew agonisingly wide.
  • Before the break both sides found the net within a minute of each other.
  • The visitors opened the scoring when Fields failed to clear the danger and Crowe capitalised from close range.
  • Straight from the re-start Fields found Ben Hayes in space who turned before sliding the ball under the goalkeeper.
  • Despite not having the possession Cleeve remained dangerous and Edward Ward glanced his free header just wide.
  • Stoneman had his goal after 62 minutes when Matt Reeve unlocked the defence with a perfect through ball before the striker took a touch and fired past the goalkeeper.
  • Five minutes later Cleeve had an opportunity to equalise from the penalty spot when Crowe was brought down by substitute goalkeeper Sarkodi.
  • However, the league's leading scorer Jack Watts saw his poor effort easily saved.
  • The Fields goalkeeper was back in action moments later with a fine save to deny Harrison Idles' glanced header.
  • Richard Greaves came within an inch of securing the points on 73 minutes when his deflected effort span onto the post.
  • STATS
  • Westfields: Havard,Gwynne, Butler, Kahaki, Green, Reeve, Hayes, Murphy, Greaves, Stoneman, Thomas
  • Subs: Hurrell, Baidoo, Peters, Miller, Sarkodie
  • Bishops Cleeve: Wieczonek, Payne, Mace, New, Thwaite, Haswell, Ward, Llewellyn, Crowe, Davies, Watts
  • Subs: Iddles, Price, Mahon, Rhodes
  • PRE-MATCH
  • OUR Tuesday night game of the evening comes live from Westfields where the unbeaten league leaders host Bishops Cleeve.
  • Phil Glover's side will be aiming to make it 17 wins from 21 league matches this evening.
  • A win would see Fields stretch their gap at the top to 15 points.
  • Tonight's visitors to Allpay Park sit in 7th with 8 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats to their name.
  • Away from home their form is very mixed with 3 wins, 3 draws and 3 defeats.
  • Bishops Cleeve have the league's top scorer playing tonight in Jack Watts who has 30 league goals to his name.
  • Meanwhile, Westfields have Aiden Thomas on 24 league goals and Richard Greaves on 20 league goals.

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