It was Albion with the strong start of the two teams, but Syngenta with the first real effort on goal in the 4th minute as a powerful drive from Flynn Gray was blocked by Cameron Imrie, that certainly wasn't the last time the skipper would put his body on the line.
A minute later, Syngenta were in again as Flynn Gray was played through and looked certain to open the scoring, but an absolutely wonderful save from Vitali Sahhalivtis in the Albion goal ensured the match remained goalless.
The opening ten minutes seen Banks O'Dee have a lot more of the ball but Syngenta with the more clear cut of the chances, but their number 1 controlling his box very well with some confident catches.
The breakthrough came after just thirteen minutes, with Ali Shrive playing a lovely one-two on the edge of the Syngenta box with Greg Pirie, and the former showed a very cool and composed head the slot the ball in to the bottom corner to give Albion a deserved lead.
Syngenta tried to level things up two minutes later with a very long ranged free kick from Josh Brown, which was spilled by the keeper but was gathered at the second attempt with little danger.
However, two minutes later, Syngenta Juveniles did level things up. Fantastic play down the right hand side seen George MacDonald play a nice one-two with Flynn Gray, with MacDonald running right down to the byline, drawing in a couple of defenders and the keeper, he then cut it back to Callan Stone who had the simple task of slotting it in to the empty net.
After their goal, Syngenta really started to cause some problems, mainly through George MacDonald who was causing a lot of issues down the right wing, with good link up play with Flynn Gray and Sean Fagan as they looked to capitalise on their good spell.
But it was Banks O'Dee who nearly took the lead for the second time on the half hour mark, with Ali Shrive looking for his second with a strike from twenty-five yards out, a very powerful, looping effort, but the keeper showed great agility the get a strong right hand to it and put it over the bar.
The thirty-third minute saw the first substitution of the game, as Connor Wood made way for Mark Reid, with this turning out the be a very good move from the Albion boss as Reid would be pivotal to them getting the result they were after.
Syngenta had a big chance to go in front as MacDonald played the ball across the box to Callan Stone who took a touch, and just has he went to get his shot away from 10 yards out, Jason Ritchie comes flying in with a fantastic challenge to ensure the his number one wasn't tested.
The last chance of the half seen MacDonald heavily involved again, as he once again combined with Flynn Gray, with MacDonald showing a lovely bit of skill to see off Calum Beattie, losing a boot in the process, but the winger went on regardless to get a decent shot away but was comfortably turned around for a corner.l effort on goal in the 4th minute as a powerful drive from Flynn Gray was blocked by Cameron Imrie, that certainly wasn't the last time the skipper would put his body on the line.