The M1s slipped to their second defeat of the season against unbeaten Cambridge City going down 4-2.
It was first v second on Saturday afternoon as we welcomed Cambridge City to Trent Park for a much anticipated clash in what turned out to be a classic game of the proverbial two halves.
Southgate started the first half in dominating fashion moving the ball easily and enjoying the majority of possession as Cambridge played a half court press. The opening goal came in the eleventh minute when Kit Cutter’s shot was half saved by Dan Brown in the Cambridge goal, but somehow the ball made it across the line to give Southgate the lead. As the half progressed, Cambridge came more into the match by playing a higher press, but Southgate were unable to capitalise further and the half ended 1-0.
The second half however was all Cambridge as they scored four unanswered goals. The equaliser came in the forty second minute from a Scott Perry penalty corner. Euan Gilmour put Cambridge ahead in the fifty first minute, and then got his second eight minutes later to make the score 3-1. Brennan Alexander Parker got Cambridge’s forth from a penalty corner in the sixty fifth minute before Tyler Sundeen got Southgate’s second in the sixty ninth minute.
The result sees Cambridge move back to the top of the table as Southgate slip to third.
M2s win 2-1 v Canterbury and remain 3rd in London Prem
On Sunday the M2s also played Guernsey in round 2 of the Tier 2 cup winning 5-3.
M3s win 5-4 v London Wayfarers and remain top of London Div 1
The M3s were also in Tier 2 cup action against East London M1s losing 4-1
M4s lose 6-1 v London Wayfarers and are now 7th in London Div 4
M5s no game
Flagons lose 3-1 v Epsom Embers and remain 10th in London Vets Div 1
Magnums lose 5-4 v Reading Supervets in London Super Vets Div 2
Pitchers win 6-0 v Luton Town M3 and remain top of East 7SW
Tankards A lose 1-0 v Stevenage M4 and are 2nd in East 8SW
Tankards Y win 8-1 v WGC M3 and are 2nd in East 9SW
Tankards Z win 4-0 v Berkhamstead M5 and are 6th in East 9SW