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Holt United 1-3 East Harling …

Holt United 1-3 East Harling
The first team made the long journey to the North Norfolk coast on Saturday looking to get through to the last 32 of the Norfolk Junior Cup.
Much of the team remained the same from the one that had narrowly lost to Poringland Wanderers in the league the week before but with Scent ruled out with injury it gave a start in midfield for Robbie Smith and Allin returned to right back.
The home side made the better start to the game but after intercepting a Durrant clearance the number 9 fired well over and wide from 25 yards.
Long balls upfield constantly by the home side were superbly dealt with by the head of captain Durrant time and time again until a corner when somehow a free header from a corner went wide from 5 yards.
The visitors then had a great chance themselves when a mazy Senior run past 3 defenders found Dolan on the cut back but he fired over from 12 yards.
Bray then went close with a fierce drive before an inspired Webb effort from the half way line was scrambled away by the home stopper as the half ended goalless.
After stern words the visitors came out a different side and should have took the lead when Webb layed across goal but senior saw his shot hit the bar from six yards out.
Webb then saw a header glazed wide as the home defence started to struggle with the big number 9 with one rash challenge picking up a deserved booking.
The visitors then did go ahead on the hour mark when a Hobley set piece found Durrant in the box to head down and a clearance smashed off the chest of Webb and rolled into the corner of the net.
Bareham then replaced Smith.
The lead was soon doubled as Webb raced away to drive his effort low into the net and spark chaos on the bench.
The visitors were now running riot and went three ahead when Bareham got away down the right and played a pinpoint cross to the head of Webb who guided the ball into the net from 8 yards and claim a hattrick.
Holt did manage to get a consolation goal with minutes to spare as two very brave efforts from Durrant to keep the ball out proved to be in vein as the midfielder powered home at the third attempt.
In a scrappy game it was the visitors who just managed to find that bit more quality at the right time and have a striker in very good form to see the away side safely through.

Holt United 1-3 East Harling
The first team made the long journey to the North Norfolk coast on Saturday looking to get through to the last 32 of the Norfolk Junior Cup.
Much of the team remained the same from the one that had narrowly lost to Poringland Wanderers in the league the week before but with Scent ruled out with injury it gave a start in midfield for Robbie Smith and Allin returned to right back.
The home side made the better start to the game but after intercepting a Durrant clearance the number 9 fired well over and wide from 25 yards.
Long balls upfield constantly by the home side were superbly dealt with by the head of captain Durrant time and time again until a corner when somehow a free header from a corner went wide from 5 yards.
The visitors then had a great chance themselves when a mazy Senior run past 3 defenders found Dolan on the cut back but he fired over from 12 yards.
Bray then went close with a fierce drive before an inspired Webb effort from the half way line was scrambled away by the home stopper as the half ended goalless.
After stern words the visitors came out a different side and should have took the lead when Webb layed across goal but senior saw his shot hit the bar from six yards out.
Webb then saw a header glazed wide as the home defence started to struggle with the big number 9 with one rash challenge picking up a deserved booking.
The visitors then did go ahead on the hour mark when a Hobley set piece found Durrant in the box to head down and a clearance smashed off the chest of Webb and rolled into the corner of the net.
Bareham then replaced Smith.
The lead was soon doubled as Webb raced away to drive his effort low into the net and spark chaos on the bench.
The visitors were now running riot and went three ahead when Bareham got away down the right and played a pinpoint cross to the head of Webb who guided the ball into the net from 8 yards and claim a hattrick.
Holt did manage to get a consolation goal with minutes to spare as two very brave efforts from Durrant to keep the ball out proved to be in vein as the midfielder powered home at the third attempt.
In a scrappy game it was the visitors who just managed to find that bit more quality at the right time and have a striker in very good form to see the away side safely through.