An exciting game between Cirencester Town and Bashley FC ended with a fair result as both teams tackled the challenging conditions with the game ending 2-2.The Gloucestershireside came back twice thanks to a second half brace from Levi Irving ultimately earning the home side a crucial point.
Both teams came into the game in good form as they battled for third place of Division E. Bashley took advantage of the strong wind and scored early into the first half with a long range strike. Cirencester Town head coach, Ross Langworthy praised his team’s first 45 minutes as they challenged Bashley’s goalkeeper against the poor weather. “I was really impressed at how my lads dug in against the wind and kept the score at 1, which always gave us a chance in the second half”.
In the second half Levi Irving’s header brought the game to one all but shortly after his efforts were brought down after Bashley re-took the lead from a rebound inside the box. Cirencester didn’t give up and Irving slotted away his second of the day as he got on the end of this team mates free kick bringing the game to 2-2. Both teams had the opportunity to collect all three points in the late stages of the game but failed to convert their chances with the game ultimately ending with a fair result.
Cirencester drop to sixth but still have a game to play and will travel to Berkshire to face Maidenhead FC with hopes of advancing to second in the table.