Bromsgrove Sporting v AFC Rushden & Diamonds

Bromsgrove Sporting 0 - 0 AFC Rushden & Diamonds
21 Dec 2019 - 15:00The Victoria Ground, Birmingham Rd, Bromsgrove B61 0DR

Bromsgrove Sporting 0

AFC Rushden & Diamonds 0

It was stalemate at the Victoria Ground on Saturday afternoon, as Bromsgrove Sporting and AFC Rushden & Diamonds played out a 0-0 draw.

Sporting started the game lively, with both Mikey Taylor and Tom Taylor having efforts on goal blocked away.

Diamonds gradually grew into the half, with Nathan Hicks capping off a marauding run with a decent 25-yard effort and Ben Acquaye having a shot from distance smartly saved by Daniel Platt.

The home team had a fine opportunity to break the deadlock two minutes before the half time whistle, as Jack Wilson set up Richard Gregory; he beat his defender but saw his low shot kept out well by keeper Ben Heath.

Greg Mills had a free kick blocked early in the second half; soon after, Bromsgrove had two more big chances. 

Firstly, Gregory had a shot from 10 yards that was saved by Heath, before Leon Broadhurst put a diving header wide from a corner.

The 70th minute saw Diamonds’ Jesse Akubuine have a 20 yards effort palmed away by Sporting stopper Platt.

The final few moments of the game produced chances for both sides – Platt was equal to a right footed shot from Rushden captain Liam Dolman that followed a goalmouth scramble, whilst Gregory had a cross-shot saved before Mikey Taylor headed over for Bromsgrove. 

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Entertainment rating: 2/5

Man of the Match: Daniel Platt (Bromsgrove Sporting)