On a cold and wet morning the match kicked of with lurgan marking well and closing down their opponents Midway. The first chance fell to Stefan King but his shot lacked the power to trouble the keeper. Lurgan waisted a few more chances after that but kept the pressure up and were soon rewarded. Codey Ferris broke through the defence and hit a shot into the bottom corner.
Lurgan, with the initiative, pushed forward. Daniel Lindsay hit a thunderbolt from outside the box. The keeper saved well and pushed it behind for a corner. Lurgan pushed forward again and Codey turned the defender on the edge of the box and hit a perfect pass to Stefan who side footed into an empty net on the 27th min. Lurgan a deserved 2-0 up.
The second have started off slow with the game being played in the middle of the park. On the 42nd min Midway caught Lurgan out, broke free and scored. Lurgan came out fighting and on the 45th min Stefan turned 2 defenders and hit a shot low to the keepers right; the 2 goal lead now restored. Midway put Lurgan under pressure again and we’re rewarded with a goal from outside the box. 3-2
During the next few minutes Lurgan withstood a bit of pressure from Midway. This kicked Town into life and in the 53 min Codey broke through the defence and restored the 2 goal lead again. With a few tired legs Mohammad came on for Ben English and was soon rewarded with a terrific shot from the right wing. The ball flew into the net. 5-2 Lurgan. Lurgan pushed on for another goal and got a penalty after Midway had handled the ball inside the box. Up stepped Stefan and hit his shot against the post and Midway cleared their lines. The last min of the game. Codey hit a shot from outside the box and it flew into the net off the crossbar. 6-2 Lurgan. Well done boys.