Clevedon Town came back useless after a 13 hour round trip to West Cornwall where Mousehole beat the Seasiders 3-2 in a thrilling football game last Saturday.
It was the very first meeting between the two teams and after a cautious opening the hosts took the lead with their first real chance when Clevedon lost the ball in midfield, a cross was not cleared and Mark Goldsworthy turned and inserted the ball into the corner. of the tenderloin over 11 minutes.
However, Clevedon found the equalizer after 22 minutes when Ethan Feltham was pushed off to the right and Freddie King’s stunning free kick wound into the box where Archie Ferris perfectly timed his run to crush the ball in. the net before Mousehole keeper Ollie Chenowath could react.
The Seagulls almost regained the lead straight away as Connor Leak-Burt broke through, dodged a challenge from Clevedon goalkeeper Luca Smith as he was quickly out of his line to force the forward to dismiss and Glen Hayer took was able to come back to clear the ball from the line with a spectacular diving header.
Clevedon took the lead after 35 minutes as Ferris and King combined to set up captain Callum Kingdon in a rare foray to the edge of the opponents’ box and he completed a superb shot into the top corner for just his fourth goal. in more than 200 appearances.
But Town found himself in trouble three minutes later when a bullet in Clevedon’s box hit Archie Heywood’s arm and the referee pointed to the spot, but Smith came to the rescue by diving to his right to push Turner’s penalty over the post and away.
Then, in the 41st minute, Smith made an even better save, diving down to prevent Tallan Mitchell’s powerful shot and give Micky Bell’s side a 2-1 lead at halftime.
In the 57th minute, Turner managed to get his shot through a crowded area and pass the blind Smith to equalize.
And just when it looked like Clevedon had outlived the substitute, Callum McConie had the final say as he produced a nil shot from the bottom corner to finish 3-2 in favor of the hosts.
This next Saturday, Clevedon will be at home in Bridport, then on Monday, October 25, the under-18s will visit the Weston AFC neighbors at 7:30 p.m.