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Reserves 3, WBA 2

Posted on 1 September 2008  - 12:00

Our reserves came from 2-0 down to topple West Brom 3-2 in their league opener at Leyton Orient on Monday night.

Reserves 3, WBA 2

The key action as our reserves came from 2-0 down to topple West Brom 3-2 in their league opener at Leyton Orient on Monday night.

Trailing 1-0 inside two minutes and 2-0 at half-time, the lads responded with goals from Danny Hutchins, a David Hutton penalty and Andy Barcham's fine volley with five minutes remaining.

KEY ACTION...SPURS 3, WEST BROM 2...

Full-time: Spurs 3, West Brom 2

Added time: Last chance for West Brom as Labadie fired free-kick into the wall.

Added time: SAVE - ALLSOP. Barcham cut in from the left, run took him all the way to the six-yard line, tight angle, Allsop stood up tall to block.

Added time: 3mins

89.44: SAVE - ALNWICK. Bednar took aim from the left corner of the area, Alnwick saw all the way and tipped wide diving to his left.

88.24: SAVE - ALLSOP. Keeper showed sharp reactions to divert Hughton's close-range effort over the bar.

85.11: GOAL - SPURS. Fantastic goal. Rose played Fraser-Allen in down the right, he crossed a fine ball on the run that was slightly behind Barcham, who managed to twist and volley home from eight yards.
Spurs 3, West Brom 2

82.45: Fine crossfield pass from Bednar picked out the run of Macdonald who controlled before firing miles over.

81.50: Hutchins instinctive volley from the edge of the box straight at Allsop.

75.04: YELLOW CARD - SPURS. Rose for foul on Saied.

72.30: GOAL - SPURS. Hutton cool as you like from the spot, sending Allsop the wrong way.
Spurs 2, West Brom 2

71.34: RED CARD - WEST BROM. Hancox for that handball.

71.34: OFF LINE - HANDBALL - PENALTY - SPURS. Rose did well to keep the ball in the danger area, it came out to Barcham who drilled towards goal, Hancox got back to clear off the line but with his hand.

60.50: Bednar turned away from Dervite and Mtandari before shooting wide from 20 yards.

58.01: SAVE - ALNWICK. Quick feet from Moore releaded Labadie into the box, toe-poked at goal from eight yards, Alnwick strong hand to palm away.

54.20: Barcham drilled wide from the edge of the box.

48.26: GOAL - SPURS. Lovely pass from Dervite picked out the run of Hutchins from deep, controlled and lifted the ball over advancing Allsop for fine goal.
Spurs 1, West Brom 2

8.02pm: Second half kicks off.

Res v WBA

Half-time: Spurs 0, West Brom 2

Added time: GOAL - WEST BROM. Moore broke through, left channel of the box, tame shot deflected kindly into the path of Bednar who lifted the ball over the advancing Alnwick and home.
Spurs 0, West Brom 2

Added time: 1min

42.01: Another fine cross from the byline, this time Hutton whipped ball into the near post, good clearance by Pike under pressure from Barcham.

41.24: PENALTY CLAIM - SPURS. Maghoma into Rose, Pike slid in, didn't look like he mademch contact with ball but appeals waved away again.

36.17: Rose showed good pace to reach ball over the top down the left, fizzed in cross but like earlier, no-one there to convert.

33.15: SAVE - ALNWICK. Best move of the game so far ended with Moore in possession 25 yards out, hit a crisp low drive that was heading into the corner until Alnwick touched around the post with his fingertips diving at full stretch to his right.

27.49: SAVE - ALNWICK. Couple of ricochets in West Brom's favour and suddenly Moore had a site of goal, he delayed his shot for too long but the ball squirmed out to Macdonald, left side, Alnwick out to block with his legs.

26.04: YELLOW CARD - WEST BROM. Hancox for foul on Rose.

24.59: Alnwick had to be lively to tip away an intended cross from Bednar that was angling into the far post.

23.36: Great wing play from Hutton, shifted the ball past Pike, hit the byline, unfortunately cross went between Rose and Maghoma.

22.08: CHANCE - WEST BROM. Moore sprung offside trap - looked offside - and sprinted through on goal, Dervite managed to hold him up and then Rocha produced fine block.

18.48: Good work from Rose down the left, flighted cross in for Barcham to attack at far post, got above his marker but could only glance wide on the stretch.

9.57: Fraser-Allen played in overlapping Hughton down the right, did very well to reach the ball before it ran out and delivered a fine cross that Hutton couldn't quite get to.

7.15: PENALTY CLAIM - SPURS. Rose low cross met by Hutchins whose shot appeared

5.20: CHANCE - WEST BROM. Labadie pass missed by Rocha allowing Moore a clean run on goal, right side of box, lashed wide from 18 yards.

3.48: Sloppy pass from Dervite intercepted by Labadie, right side again, Hutchins did well to get back and Labadie fired over.

2mins: GOAL - WEST BROM. Samuels found Bednar just inside the box, right side, drove low past Alnwick from 16 yards.
Spurs 0, West Brom 1

7pm: Spurs kick-off.

THE LINE-UPS

Spurs: Alnwick, Hughton, Berchiche (Smith, 64), Hutchins, Dervite, Rocha (Mtandari, 46), Fraser-Allen, Maghoma, Barcham, Rose, David Hutton. Subs: Button, Olsen, Townsend.

West Brom: Allsop, Pike, Saied, Downing, Hancox (Slusarski, 46), Martis, Samuels, Labadie, Moore (Clarke, 77), Bednar, Macdonald. Subs: Lake-Gaskin, Woods, Manton.