Coasters claim notable away scalp

Gloucester City 1, AFC Fylde 3

Coasters - superb win
Coasters - superb win

The Coasters came out convincing winners at Whaddon Road, pocketing a valuable three points,

Gloucester started the brighter with Joe Parker running at the Fylde defence and dragging his shot wide.

After just nine minutes Dom Collins was taken off injured and was replaced by Richie Baker and within two minutes the Coasters were in front.

Danny Rowe was given the ball on the left and chipped a cross over the Gloucester defence to Matt Blinkhorn who headed home.

Dion Charles nearly doubled the lead when he found himself in space on the right hand side and cut inside into the area but his shot was well saved by Singh at the near post.

Gloucester equalised ten minutes later through Obi Anoruo.

Costers soon went back in front.

Blinkhorn put in a low cross for Sam Finley to stab home into the bottom right corner from six yards out.

The Coasters sealed the win with a goal from Danny Rowe on 87 minutes.

Danny Lloyd found himself in space on the right hand side of the penalty area and squared the ball for Rowe who tucked the ball into the far right corner out of the reach of the home keeper.