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Dryburgh Athletic
 vs
West Park United
 
 
 
U16's Scottish Cup 3rd Rnd
 
27 October 2013
 
 
 
This was a good old fashioned cup tie that had everything.
 
West Park had travelled to Dundee in search of a 3rd round win and started the game in excellent style with strikers Kevin Kelly and Connor McLachlan testing the goalkeeper early on.
 
However in the windy conditions it was Dryburgh who struck the first blow opening the scoring just inside the 30 minute mark.
 
Only five minutes later, West Park were awarded a penalty after a foul in the penalty area which was converted by captain Christopher Tolland. 
 
Half Time: Dryburgh Athletic 1-1 West Park United
 
Half time came and went and again it was West Park who had the best chances to regain their lead with chances coming from midfielders Hunter Miller, Andrew Finlayson and Brandon Manners.
 
The goal finally came after a good passage of play involving Kevin Kelly who had his strike again saved by the Dryburgh goalkeeper but as the rebound came back off the defender the ball fell to midfielder Kyle Berrie who slotted the ball into the bottom corner.
 
Dryburgh kept playing away and received a penalty just after the hour mark which was missed and kept the score at 2-1.
 
With five mins of the 90 left Dryburgh equalised after a scrap inside the penalty area.
 
Full Time: Dryburgh Athletic 2-2 West Park United
 
After 90 mins it finished 2-2 and during an end to end extra time both goalkeepers came out on top making several saves to keep their Scottish cup hopes alive.
 
Penalties was upon us and goals from Kevin Kelly, Paul Rooney and James Hammil along with a superb penalty save from Mark McMillan was enough for West Park to win 3-2 on penalties.
 
 
 
 
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