Southall FC Reserves 4 v 0 Kensington Dragons Reserves
The Reserves lost 4-0 away to probable League Champions Southall FC, also at Feltham FC.
The last thing the Dragons needed now was to face an away game to the league leaders 65 hours after the galling final defeat, the whole team either carrying knocks or sore from the extra time exploits. Worse than that was they were also playing at Feltham FC again, as if to rub a very big pinch of salt into their open wounds.
Southall, an excellent Combined Counties reserve side, looked like they wanted Dragons blood from the off. However it took a dodgy penalty mid first to take the lead but just before HT they scored a very good goal from the left to make it 2-0. The Dragons had fought so hard again and once more had had their chances, Xavi Navarro the stand out player. They continued the fight in the second half but as tiredness and more injuries set in Southall scored twice more in the closing stages to win comfortably and deservedly.
So the Reserves now have a week to freshen up for a final chance of silverware. Unsurprisingly though, given these Dragon’s hearts, they are still in great spirits and ready to bring the club a trophy home come Saturday.
Kensington Dragons Reserves vs Broadfield United Reserves. MCFL Junior Open Cup Final. 7.45 Kick off Uxbridge Football Club.