September 22, 2023

Primary pic: Scott Wara in motion in opposition to Athlone City tonight. Pic NorthWest NewsPix.

After a implausible efficiency in opposition to runaway league leaders Galway Utd on Friday night time at Finn Park, Dave Rogers’ expenses went to Athlone tonight with their tails excessive.

Athlone City 4

Finn Harps – 1

Nonetheless, they by no means acquired going and went a purpose down as early because the sixth minute after Noah van Geenen netted. Issues acquired worse within the twenty second minute after Scott Wara was unlucky to show the ball into his personal internet previous the helpless Antoio Tuta.

The very best Harps might handle on the night time was one other implausible BJ Banda header to the again of the online within the 24t minute following a harmful cross into the sq. by Jamie Watson. That introduced it again to 2-1, nevertheless, the house stretched their lead a short-time later when Valeri Dolia struck to depart it 3-1. And earlier than Harps might get in for the half-time breather, Dolia netted once more to depart it 4-1.

Harps had a mountain to climb within the second half and issues acquired even worse ten minutes from the tip when Dan Stokoe was proven a straight pink for a excessive problem.

Harps should now mud themselves down and hope to get again to successful methods in opposition to Treaty Utd, who’re simply two factors behind them, at Finn Park on Friday night time.

 

Finn Harps hunch to heavy away defeat to Athlone City was final modified: August seventh, 2023 by Employees Author