Coasters grab vital victory

AFC Fylde - four goal win
AFC Fylde - four goal win
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AFC Fylde 4, FC United Of Manchester 0

AFC Fylde put four goals past visiting FC United of Manchester without reply as they took all three points with an outstanding, all-round performance at Kellamergh Park.

A first half long range strike from Sam Finley was augmented in the second half by a Richie Baker free-kick, a cultured Dion Charles effort and a deflected Danny Rowe header.

The Coasters were in firm control throughout the game - FC United had their goalkeeper David Carnell sent off after 54 minutes for a foul on Matty Hughes just outside the box.

Finley fired Fylde into a 10th minute lead with a fine 25 yard drive that flew past Carnell

FC United had a lot of the early ball, but the Coasters were having by far the better chances.

Carnell was sent off for bringing down Hughes when one on one and as Carnell.

Baker scored with the resulting free kick.

Charles made it 3-0 before Rowe completed the scoring.

AFC moved back into second spot in the table following this win.